Any color you like – September 17-31, 2016

September 17-18, 2016 Richard-Hoefelmeyer Homestead. Beresford, South Dakota We decided to sleep in a little to commemorate the completion of the Upper Missouri River. It took us about 100 days to paddle from Three Forks, Montana to Yankton, South Dakota. Some of those days were top notch, world-class days. Some of them felt like the Read More

Life on the Plains – End of August 2016

August 20, 2016 Whitlock State Park, Lake Oahe, South Dakota The sail only works under a very certain set of conditions: tail- or slight cross-tailwind. Wind must be between about 5-10mph, sustained. Less is not enough to pull the sail, more and you may end up dealing with too much fetch (waves caused by wind) for Read More

Paddling Across the Boundary Waters

9_8_14Student_Response_lower 9_8_14Student_Response_upper   Dave and I just spent eight days paddling through the BWCAW. BWCAW stands for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Our journey began on the South Kawishiwi River near Ely, MN. Friends came to say goodbye and wish us luck on our trip. Twenty canoes paddled the first mile with us. Did Read More