Canoe North Adventures is partnering with the True Patriot Love Foundation to outfit and guide a unique expedition on the Keele River, NWT that includes ill or injured veterans and community and corporate leaders from across Canada. We are very proud to be working with True Patriot Love a national charity with the mission to support military families by funding more than 100 community-based programs across the country that address the unique challenges resulting from service including mental health, physical rehabilitation, transitioning to civilian life, and the special needs of children.
The Douglas (July 29 – August 12, 2017)
In the early 1900’s, Canadian explorer George Douglas
devoted his life to discovering remote areas of the great Canadian Northwest by canoe. In 2017, True Patriot Love will take on this same land on a challenging white water canoe expedition through the wilderness. This iconic river trip will start on the Keele River in the foothills of the Mackenzie Mountains and culminates with a community feast in the historic First Nations community of Tulita.
Day 1: Arrive in Edmonton; one night in a hotel in Edmonton
Day 2: Fly to Normal Wells; accommodation at Canoe North Adventures to prepare for expedition
Day 3: Charter floatplane to Keele River. Short paddle to Camp 1. Paddle training and practice
Day 4: Full-day river paddle to Camp 2
Day 5: Full-day hike on Blood Mountain
Day 6-10: Paddle Keele River. Optional evening hikes.
Day 11-12: Confluence with Historic Mackenzie River; paddle Mackenzie River
Day 13: Arrive in historic First Nations community of Tulita for community feast. Return to Normal Wells on float plane
Day 14: Return Home
For more information on The Douglas, please click HERE.