As you many know one of the great Canadian canoe lovers, Kirk Wipper died back on March 18th of this year.
If you never had the pleasure of meeting this great man you really missed out. He was best known for his massive 600 piece collection of canoes and kayaks which went on to form the
To help celebrate his life, the
The portage has been divided into 13, 10km sections and volunteers will be asked to portage the canoe smaller 500 meter chunks.
The portage starts on Thursday, April 28 with plans to arrive in
If you want to get involved visit the Kirk Wipper website for more info.
The Wipper Portage is something that I would absolutely love to participate in and I’m disappointed that I’m going to be out of town for both the portage and the memorial.
Back in the mid 90’s when I used to work in the head office of Paddle
More info: kirkwipper.ca
Image credit: Paddle Canada