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CANOE TRIPS & EXPEDITIONS

Steve has been running self-sufficient canoe expeditions for twenty years, providing many memorable experiences en route. He runs an annual trip to Assynt in NW Scotland and offers longer adventurous expeditions in Canada; most recently a two week journey down the Nahanni River in NW Territories. If getting away from it all by canoe floats your boat, please call Steve to discuss this or any other provision, he’ll be pleased to hear from you.

Canoe Expedition Assynt
ASSYNT CANOE TRIP

Steve first ran this trip twenty years ago, charting a route through the wild and unspoilt landscape of the far north west of Scotland. This five day self-sufficient trip takes you into a stunningly beautiful area; an experience enhanced by the absence of other people, roads, buildings and artificial light. It is suitable for those with some paddling experience as well as those new to canoeing who are paddling tandem with a competent partner. The actual route will depend on the conditions at the time, though the intention will be to include a day to relax or to ascend one of the fortress like Torridonian mountains arrayed around you. Call Steve to discuss the trip if you’re interested.

Cost £475 (does not include transport, accommodation, food or equipment)
Dates 10-14 May 2021
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“Steve, … And to say a huge thank you for the trip – I may stop smiling at some point!! Now to go shopping for a proper fire lighter and some waterproof trousers!”

Kathy Haw, Knaresborough

Canoe Expedition Canada
CANOE EXPEDITION IN QUEBEC, CANADA 2020

This canoe expedition will travel from Lac au Barrage to Fort Coulonge over two weeks in July 2020. It travels through remote northern Quebec and will entail a self-sufficient trip paddling tandem through stunning wilderness. Outfitting and food are provided during the trip as is transport to the start and accommodation on the first and last evening. The trip is suitable for competent canoeists and those less experienced (including children) who are paddling with a competent partner (parent). Please see the supplementary information and call for a discussion if you’re interested. It should be the trip of a lifetime!

Cost £2995
Dates July 2020. DUE TO COVID 19 WE HAVE HAD TO CANCEL THIS TRIP.  WE WILL ADVERTISE THIS VENUE AGAIN IN THE FUTURE.
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Canoe Expedition Canada
CANOE EXPEDITION IN YUKON, CANADA 2021

NEW TRIP!  YUKON 2021

  • The Wind River in the remote and beautiful Yukon wilderness
  • Steve Banks and Martin McCarthy, both BC Guides and Guide trainers, with 60 years combined experience, running your trip
  • Spectacular float plane rides to and from the river

This canoe expedition will travel north on the Wind River from its headwaters in the Yukon over two weeks in July 2021.  The Wind River is a spectacular trip through the northern Canadian wild lands offering wonderful paddling, stunning scenery, incredible wildlife and the opportunity for days off to hike the surrounding peaks and relax in camp.  We will be entirely self-sufficient paddling tandem expedition canoes.  Land and float plane transportation to and from the river from Whitehorse is included, as are the first and last night’s accommodation in Whitehorse.  Outfitting and food are provided during the trip – you will only need your personal clothing and camping gear (though this latter equipment can also be hired for a small supplement). The trip is suitable for competent canoeists on grade 2 water and those less experienced who are paddling with a competent partner. We are currently finalising details with outfitters and transportation services and will provide full information soon.  In the meantime we hope you’re interested, please call to talk to us about the trip.

Cost £4650
Dates July 2021 (exact dates will be provided soon)
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