December 7, 2018
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A day behind schedule, we awoke before dawn to the sound of silence; the wi...
December 1, 2018
Back to Days 1&2
We awoke to the sounds of rustling leaves and bending branches. A cool, stiff breeze had blown in overnight and we...
Join us for a 10 day canoe expedition along the rugged Northern Lake Superior Coast.
December 31, 2015
The 2015 Photo Recap
2015 has been quite the year! Our explorations saw us travel over 3000km by canoe and foot. We paddled in 3 diffe...
November 28, 2015
I'm not quite sure how I got myself into this predicament. One leg was wedged between a rock while the other was submerged waist deep i...
December 15, 2014
The 2014 Photo Recap
2014 was certainly a banner year for Explore the Backcountry! Our explorations saw us travel further off the beat...
December 10, 2014
It's that time of year again! Paddles and hiking boots have given way to snowshoes and cross country skis!
The canoe is store...
December 8, 2014
Are you a gear junkie? Do you paddle or hike with the latest lightweight equipment, or are you a traditionalist and stick with tried an...
May 27, 2013
I can safely say I have not experienced many blunders on a backcountry trip! At least I think I can? Just what is a blunder anyways; a...
Lake Superior Coastal Canoe: Day 3 & 4 - Windbound
The Two Creeks Misadventure
May 12, 2016
Lake Superior Coastal Canoe: Day 5 & 6 - Paddle While the Sun Shines
Lake Superior Coastal Canoe: Day 1 & 2 - The Departure
Orion, Hypothermia and the 2017 Adventure Racing World Championship
July 10, 2018
Eastsand River Canoe Route
June 12, 2018
Explore the Backcountry
Jarvis Township Circle Route
Nova Craft Canoe