Hess River: Keele Lake to Mayo (14 days / 450 km)

Trip Report - Hess River

This trip was initially planned for 2022 as a solo canoe adventure. We made all the preparations on our own, except for the plan to rent an outfitted canoe from UpNorth Adventures. However, one month before the trip date, we changed our decision. I had already started planning my 2024 adventure to the Kuujjua River and learned that the only boat types I could bring there were packboats and packrafts. Taking into account our positive experience with whitewater kayaking and assessing that our kay...


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