Slave River Paddlefest!

12:58 a.m. on January 26, 2014 (EST)
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This is a wonderful event full of wonderful people...
(it won't let me post links) Google Ft. Smith kayak club and The Slave River Paddlefest
It mostly draws kayakers because the rapids of the Slave River are perhaps the greatest whitewater playground on the planet. For some idea of what's there I can link you to a googlemaps map with named waves and channels highlighted. You can spot individual waves higher than you can make out duplexes in the nearby town. (again, it won't let me post links)

The event needs more canoes though. Both to fill out the canoe races and so we can start exploring and clearing the portages of the historic route through the rapids. A canoe race from Ft. Fitzgerald to Ft. Smith would be the goal of that.

And just to show them that canoeists aren't afraid of big water.
It's an amazing place with a spectacular river and paddling from flat water up to class VI savagery.
I'll meet you there, a week before it starts and we can explore.

Let's go!

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