Canoeing Adventures Archive

James Ryan
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SUCCESS !!! Day 100 of my #100DayPaddleChallenge was absolutely incredible!! Special thanks to the entire crew out of Buffalo, NY (Carl, Nath Alie, Jojo, Richard and David) for travelling up to the Great White North so that we could all paddle together on this momentous occasion. We had a tonne of fun together playing...
James Ryan
A quick review and comparison of the MSR Miniworks and Guardian water filter/purification systems. Filmed live on location at the Minising Wetlands Conservation Area in Ontario, Canada. Hosted by James Ryan of The Fallen Trail. Filmed by Cheryl Dobell.
James Ryan
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Hey guys, how’s it going? Facebook sent me a notification that I haven’t posted in a while and that I’ve been neglecting my 159 faithful friends, so my apologies. Here’s an update on my life: First off, let me just say that this whole woodworking thing started off as something to do while I...

Waterwalker

James Ryan
This feature-length documentary follows naturalist Bill Mason on his journey by canoe into the Ontario wilderness. The filmmaker and artist begins on Lake Superior, then explores winding and sometimes tortuous river waters to the meadowlands of the river’s source. Along the way, Mason paints scenes that capture his attention and muses about his love...
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“What sets a canoeing expedition apart is that it purifies you more rapidly and inescapably than any other. Travel a thousand miles by train and you are a brute. Pedal five hundred miles on a bicycle and you remain basically bourgeois. Paddle a hundred in a canoe and you are already a child of...