Yukon Bound!

It is Yukon River Quest time again,

Tandem Canoeists taking a face-full in Five Finger Rapids, YRQ 2011. Photo by Dave Barnes

Tandem Canoeists taking a face-full in Five Finger Rapids, YRQ 2011.
Photo by Dave Barnes

and Salt Spring Island once again has a strong contendor on the river marathon starting next Wednesday in Whitehorse and ending a few thousand paddle-strokes later in Dawson City. For those of you who are not in the know, this is a bout 444 miles or about 700kms of amazing wilderness paddling. Kayakers and canoeists from all over the world will start to filter into the campgrounds over the weekend including my good buddy and endurance paddler Gus. Check out his Facebook page and LIKE it to get updates, and the Yukon River Quest website ‘Race Tracker’ to follow him up the long winding river under the midnight sun.

https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Dharma-Bum-Kayaking/187783154593261

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