Posted by: Waterbird on Mar-18-13 10:56 PM (EST)
All very helpful information.
About dumping the excess gear in the canoe, my concern is the opposite. I travel very light with backpacking equipment and like to spend my time enjoying the scenery, not fiddling with large mounds of gear and 4-man tents that don't fit on a backcountry site. But I can try to be flexible about that.
Yes, rescue is my primary concern. I do not have the ability to rescue a canoeist in the water. But like any human being I would try to assist. That would put both of us in danger in bad conditions.
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