Long Lake

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I recently had the opportunity to paddle Long Lake in my kayak.   The lake is long and narrow, and located in Long Lake Provincial Park, south of Boyle Alberta. There is a boat launch, day use area and beach, … Continued

Kayak Rack

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I finished my homemade kayak storage rack this past weekend:   There’s room for three kayaks. I’m thinking of adding a few hooks for gear. If you’d like to make one yourself, check out Korey Atterberry’s webpage.  

Steele Lake

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This week I had the opportunity to paddle Steele Lake in my kayak.   Steele Lake is in Cross Lake Provincial Park. Since the park surrounds the lake, the shoreline and wetlands are quiet and undisturbed. I spotted a Loon, … Continued

Wildflowers

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It’s a lovely green time of year … the Wild Roses are beautiful:   And very prickly!   Another local flower, the Canada Bunchberry, “Cornus canadensis” (aka Dwarf Dogwood, aka Bunchberry Dogwood):

Another April Snowstorm

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Last weekend we told ourselves not to worry, the snow will melt. And it did. Now it’s back!   It’s not as wet as last weekend, still a good workout to shovel. Snowfall warning in affect for Athabasca County and … Continued

Massive Logistics

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Teams are preparing for the 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race which starts this October. Watch team AkzoNobel’s new racing sailboat leave Persico Marine in Bergamo, Italy, and head to the Boatyard facility in Lisbon, Portugal. The multi-million euro racing yacht makes … Continued

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