Wilderness Canoe Expeditions

 

Personally Guided and Outfitted

*Participated with Shared Responsibilities

  • Groundhog/Mattagami/Moose Rivers to James Bay, 1974. 21 days.

  • English River, Ontario, 1976 (exploratory), 1978 (guided teenagers).

  • Steel River, Ontario, 1979 (exploratory); (Science Museum of MN, 1980, 1981 ); Hastings High School), 1998, 2002

  • Weikwabininaw River, Ontario (solo canoe trip), 1984

  • Cree River, Saskatchewan (12 days): 1985 (exploratory);1987 , 1989, 2004 (for Piragis Northwoods Co., Ely, MN)

  • Gull River, Ontario: (exploratory, guided teenagers) 1986. 8 days.

  • Turtle River, Ontario, 1986. 12 days.

  • Burnside River to the Arctic Ocean, Northwest Territories (now, the Province of Nunavut), 1988 (exploratory). 15 days.

  • Fond du Lac River, Saskatchewan, 1980 (exploratory), 1982 (friends); 1987, 1989, 1994, 2002 (Science Museum of MN). 12 days.

  • Hood River, Northwest Territories, Canada, from Point Lake to the Arctic Ocean—31 days, 1982 (exploratory- to Cliff's knowledge, they were the third team in history to canoe this river:

  • Hood River, 1992 (Science Museum of MN).

  • Kopka River, Ontario 1990, 1996, 2000  (Guided for the Science Museum of Minnesota), 2015

  • Kopka River, Ontario June 11-19, 2014. The river was at least five feet higher than the highest previous trip. Very dicey!

  • Pipestone River, Ontario (1991, Science Museum of Minnesota). 8 days.

  • North Knife River, Manitoba to Hudson Bay (1991, 2002, 2005). Science Museum of Minnesota and Piragis Northwoods Co. 13 days.

  • South Seal River from Shetani Lake to Hudson Bay, 1993 (Science Museum of MN). 14 days.

  • Bloodvein River, Manitoba, 1994 (Science Museum of MN). From the Ontario border to Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba. 12 days.

  • Porcupine River, Saskatchewan, 1994 (Science Museum of MN). 12 days.

  • Caribou River, Manitoba to Hudson Bay, 1995 (Science Museum of MN). 14 days.

  • Clearwater River, Alberta, 1996 (200 miles--Science Museum of MN).

  • Thlewiaza and Tha-anne Rivers to Hudson Bay (200 miles north of Churchill, MB). 1998 (Science Museum of MN). 14 days

  • Lewis River, Yellowstone National Park, solo canoes. 1999.     

  • MacFarland River,, Saskatchewan to Lake Athabasca, 2000 (exploratory). 14 days.

  • Snake and Peel Rivers, Yukon Territories, 2003: from Duo Lakes, Yukon to Fort McPherson, Northwest Territories—310 miles.  (Science Museum of MN). 23 days.

  • Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) of Minnesota: annual trips with teenagers and adults for over 30 years

  • *Green River, Utah, Gates-of-Ladore Section. 2003

  • *Adirondacks. Several lake country routes.

  • *Costa Rica. 2005 Tres Amigos, Sara Piqua. 

  • Buffalo River, Arkansas 2007: 125 miles/solo canoes; 2017, 2019 (Ponca to White River)/solo canoes..

  • Missouri River, Fort Benton, Montana to Kipp State Park, 2007 (tandem canoes) /2017, 2020 (solo canoes).

  • Little Missouri River. Through Theodore Roosevelt National Park, May 2009 (120 miles).

  • Noatak River, Alaska, July-August 2009 (160 miles), July 2015 (185 miles).

  • Jacks Fork and Current Rivers, Missouri, March 2010, June 2020 (solo canoes)..

  • Rio Grande, River, Texas, Big Bend Ranch State Park to Rio Grande Village (110 miles). February, 2011/2017 .

  • Rio Grande River. February, 2016. Rio Grande River, from Santa Elena canyon to Dryden, Texas. 220 miles, 23 days; solo canoes and SOAR boats, 2019 (solo canoes).

  • Rio Grande River: Nov. 2019.  Lajitas to Rio Grande Village.  Solo canoes.

  • Poreno, Latiseino, Kautikeino Rivers: Norway and Finland, 11 days, July, 2011. One hundred miles of whitewater canoeing in open, folding solo canoes (Pakboats).

  • Big Thicket/Village Creek, and Caddo Lake, Texas, March 2012.

  • Everglades National Park, Florida, 11 days, 130 miles from Flamingo to Everglades City. January, 2014.

  • San Juan River, Utah. March 25- April 4, 2015. From Sand Isand to Clay Hills. About 130 miles. Possibly, a first (or at best, very rare) descent in an ultralight Kevlar solo tripping canoe (Bell Yellowstone Solo).

  • Berens River, Manitoba. July, 2016.  8 days.

  • Yellowstone River, Montana.  Sept. 8-18, 2018.  From KOA Paradise Valley campground (10 miles south of Livingston, to Billings). Solo cruising canoes/150 miles.

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