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Sea Kayaking – Nootka Island

Sea Kayaking and camping in Johnstone Strait

Surprisingly, it’s been nearly two years since I’ve paddled and camped solo. My intent was to spend a few nights in the Pearse Islands and conduct some site assessment work for BC Marine Trails. Once I got out on the water from Telegraph Cove, and turned the corner, conditions were less than ideal for the crossing. Instead, I decided to leisurely paddle down to Blinkhorn Peninsula. Landings are possible on either side… Read More

A circumnavigation by Sea Kayak

Paddling and camping with friends

Vice President of BC Marine Trails

I have been all through the Discovery Islands on multiple occasions with my friend Nick Templeman and Yukon – #chiefwhalespotter from Campbell River Whale & Bear Excursions but this was my first time paddling and camping here. For whatever reason, I have been adverse to the area, mostly due to strong currents, rocky landings and the lack of long sandy beaches which I tend to prefer in more far flung destinations on… Read More

Mysterious Brooks Peninsula

How not to surf launch a kayak

…I’m looking forward to more journey’s…awesome things, places and people…and everything in between!