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“….Ontario author and canoeist Hap Wilson has written Lake Superior to Manitoba By Canoe, his account of his work establishing a 1,200-kilometre water portion of the Trans Canada Trail. Wilson provides maps and GPS co-ordinates for readers interested in tracing his route themselves. The book, from Firefly Press, also includes stories of bear confrontations, being struck

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Just newly added to the Cabin Falls Ecolodge schedule:   Contact Hap and Andrea for Cabin Falls booking information and other 2016 trip details. Email: contact@cabinfalls.ca   Phone: 705-732-8254

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Yes! It’s that time of the year again, when all the paddling and outdoor explorers gather for one spectacular weekend of presentations, demonstrations, as well as Canada’s largest showcase of outdoor gear and adventure travel experiences, all at the Toronto – OAS 2016. This year, look for Hap and Andrea at their NEW Cabin Falls Ecolodge booth, where

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Hap & Andrea place second in their category (C-2 co-ed) for the 220km Coureur des Bois – Muskoka River X Classic adventure marathon canoe race! Hap and Andrea have taken on the MRX every year since its inception. Their first year they finished, winning the award for heaviest carry, with the second year seeing them having

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  CALL TO ADVERTISERS: Resource & Service pages have been dedicated for advertising space in Hap Wilson’s new book. One-quarter, half & full-page ad space is now available at a first-come, first-serve basis. These pages have been an important user-resource in Hap Wilson’s guidebooks over the years. For ad pricing and information please contact Eskakwa

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There is a new book by Hap Wilson in the works along with renowned publisher, Firefly Books. With the release date set for spring 2017, and in celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday, the book has been given the title:   “HEART of the Continent” Mapping Canada’s Canoe Route Explorations from Lake Superior to Manitoba  

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Catch Hap and Andrea at the Toronto Adventure Show this February 20 -22, 2015 where Hap will be presenting: “Canoeing’s 10 Best Travel & Survival Tips” at the Adventures in Paddling Stage! Print the above coupon image to receive a discount at the door or get a discount when you buy your admission tickets to the

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Last year, Hap and Andrea took part in first ever Muskoka River X with a finish time of 23:46:00.1, and this year the results for this world class expedition race showed exactly how challenging this marathon can be… Even more so than last year! Racers must complete a 130 KM route with 20 portages and

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Hap Wilson on the Bala Falls Portage Ban Controversy: Ontarians should be outraged – at least those who value Canadian historic and prehistoric public lands. The Bala Falls Portage issue, recently covered by the Globe and Mail, is a much broader problem that needs serious investigation. Last winter I was called on by Swift River Power

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