Considering this trip. Anyone traveled this river?
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No but there is an extensive trip report|
Posted by: kayamedic on Dec-12-11 10:17 PM (EST)
and coordinates of rapids here
I see that report|
Posted by: rpg51 on Dec-13-11 6:04 AM (EST)
Yes I see that. Thanks. I'm just trying to id folks that have been on the river.
I think you are on the wrong website|
Posted by: kayamedic on Dec-13-11 12:25 PM (EST)
I have met some locals who have done it but they do not post.
Posted by: paddletothesea on Dec-13-11 11:22 AM (EST)
Haven't yet, check our the info and trip reports in the Canadian canoe routes website...tins if info.
Posted by: rpg51 on Dec-13-11 7:19 PM (EST)
yea - this is not the best place for this river, I realize that - thanks for the input.
Posted by: gunney on Jan-27-12 10:28 PM (EST)
I would recommend the book: Narrative Of The Arctic Land Expedition To The North Of The Great Fish River In The Years 1833, 1834, And 1835 by Captain Back, R.N.
Back river experience|
Posted by: dancookeccs on Jan-28-12 10:01 AM (EST)
Come to this event and I know there will be at least 2 people who have done the Back River.
closer to home go to the Wilderness|
Posted by: kayamedic on Jan-28-12 11:58 AM (EST)
I just looked up the schedule for|
Posted by: kayamedic on Feb-01-12 1:56 AM (EST)
Wilderness Paddlers Gathering and there will be a presentation on the Back River by Peter Marshall who has done the trip and the setting encourages your participation.
And its just 15 minutes up I91a|
Posted by: rpg51 on Feb-04-12 10:20 AM (EST)
from my home. I will try to attend. After some reading I'm beginning to think this river may not be the best choice at this stage of my life. Have to think on it.
heh heh you cannot just drop in|
Posted by: kayamedic on Feb-06-12 8:04 AM (EST)
Attendance is limited.. (seems the fire marshal limits occupancy) I recommend registering and attending even if you don't do that river now.
Posted by: rpg51 on Feb-07-12 8:05 PM (EST)
Yes I should. I think I would enjoy the folks at this gathering. Lot of experience up north for sure.
Posted by: old_user on Feb-13-12 10:12 PM (EST)
try checking out writer/filmmaker robert perkins "into the great solitude" available from www.der.org-you can see the trailer on utube-that and "talking to angels"-are both about his trips there and were on pbs,- .j