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    New Solo Canoe, Kolibri

    I would like to share a blog post of my Off Road Paddler blog.

    It is about the first ever Finnish C1 production canoe.
    The company, Welhonpesa, would like to have buyer or reseller contacts in...
  2. Thread: tornio joki

    by iaacco
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    Hi, I paddled it some time ago, but the river...

    Hi,

    I paddled it some time ago, but the river is same.

    Getting equipment up north is not easy or cheap.
    Trains dont't go that far north. You could try Finnish State Railways here:
    www.vr.fi...
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    Wau! Thank you very much. I copy and save your...

    Wau! Thank you very much. I copy and save your answers to my next trip.

    Thank you!
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    Questions: - did you really need spray-covers?...

    Questions:
    - did you really need spray-covers?
    - the red canoe with extreme bow & back looks like a flat water canoe, what were the makes you used?
    - about lining, did you bring your own ropes?...
  5. Photos later in the fall, after finnish magazine...

    Photos later in the fall, after finnish magazine Vene has published their story. :)
  6. Mill-pond crossing. We waited for the right...

    Mill-pond crossing. We waited for the right weather from july 2012!
    and yes, it was open canoe. C2. The gulf has been crossed with kayaks many times.
  7. Gulf of Finland crossed on open canoe first time ever.

    http://off-road-paddler.blogspot.fi/2013/06/yli-meni.html

    We paddled it on the 5th of June. Distance equals the English Channel. No tides & a lot less traffic though.
    We had an escort boat...
  8. Hi mal, here is the blog: some captions are in...

    Hi mal,

    here is the blog: some captions are in english
    http://avokanootti.blogspot.fi/
  9. Snake River GPS-points & pics from a 2012 trip

    Hi,

    I made a Picasa web-album of our camps and some ricky places with gps coordinates....
  10. Thread: Esquif Canyon

    by iaacco
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    Hi Dave, nice to hear from you. Yes, I am very...

    Hi Dave, nice to hear from you. Yes, I am very much at it! Steady 1000+ km/year.
  11. Thread: Esquif Canyon

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    We had Esquif Canyon on Snake River, & Peel...

    We had Esquif Canyon on Snake River, & Peel River, Yukon in summer 2012.

    I don't know a better canoe for this trip.

    It was responsive & dry in the boulder gardens & wavetrains.
    On the Peel it...
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    Hi Victoria, yes, I used to visit former...

    Hi Victoria,

    yes, I used to visit former Lomapirtti. After the original owners, the service went down. I am pleased to learn, that there is activity again. Jongunjoki has been my favourite river...
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    I have had two solo Pakboats, 14 ft (not produced...

    I have had two solo Pakboats, 14 ft (not produced anymore) & the smallest solo/double 16 ft?
    Two pakboat solos had been perfect for this trip, but we decided to rent a hard shell double. We had in...
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    Oh - what we did: Rode by car from Whitehorse to...

    Oh - what we did:
    Rode by car from Whitehorse to Mayo, camped one noght in Mayo
    Flew to Duo Lakes, because there were only two of us & snowstorm 11th of July!, it took us 2 days to reach Snake...
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    Hi Dave, I will, I am in one rule-committee...

    Hi Dave,

    I will, I am in one rule-committee with Leena. Paddling bureaucrats. :)
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    Snake River, Yukon, Canada

    I tried to find information about Snake river, Yukon earlier this year, but got very little information.

    Now I have paddled the Snake river & 200 km of the Peel river to Dempster HWY Ferry.

    So...
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    I saw a list of outfitters in the message before...

    I saw a list of outfitters in the message before me, one is missing, Erastely, they know the Jongunjoki year round. If you contact them, you can say "Hi" from me. :)
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    Jus adding some up-to-date information on...

    Jus adding some up-to-date information on Jongunjoki. There is every year The Jongun Hujaus -event, which is mostly for rapids enthusiasts. This time the event was a week earlier than normal & the...
  19. Thank You!

    Thank you for good answers, I think this is the best paddling-forum at least in english lanquage.
    I was out of the reach of computer some days, thats why the late answer.

    From these answers I...
  20. Snake River, NWT hands on experience needed.

    I am planning a trip to Snake River, Canada next summer.
    So far I have not got any contact to a person who has actually paddled the river.

    Do you know anybody?
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    Thank You Dow, I tell "Hi" to Santa.

    Thank You Dow,

    I tell "Hi" to Santa.
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    Yes I will forward your wishes. And as you see, I...

    Yes I will forward your wishes. And as you see, I am still very keen on canoeing. Actually in 2007 I paddled the Finnish Coastline and was awarded the Blue-White Ribbon, 1st open canoeist who done it...
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    Hi David, we may have met in Jongunjoki &...

    Hi David,

    we may have met in Jongunjoki & Nurmes. BCU Open Canoe! :)
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    Grass is always greener the other side: I am...

    Grass is always greener the other side: I am planning next summer a trip to Snake River NWT. The Jongunjoki River is in a way tiny, flow is about 10 to 80 (spring) m3/s (300-3000 cuft/s). But I like...
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    Late season paddling in Finland

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-YICHobt_5BQ/TsGaFdwYddI/AAAAAAAAZs8/n38wOdejjWU/s640/Tiina.jpg

    I have always been keen on marginal season paddling. Early spring & especially late fall or even...
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