DSC_3227_JPG_t285Not sure why Andy agreed to this but him and I are presenting together this week in Kingston for the Friends of Frontenac on our Kopka River trip. It's a very unique presentation. A group from the club went on the river after seeing my video of Andy and I on the river the previous year. They had a misadventure for sure. And so did we. Question is, which one was worse? How it's going to work Wednesday night is that the club members will be showing their trip on one screen while Andy and I show our trip on another. That's just darn cool.

Here's the information:

Winter lecture - Adventures on the Kopka River

The Friends of Frontenac Park are pleased to invite back Kevin Callan for this year's Winter Lecture. Kevin, (with his canoe partner Andy Baxter maybe), will share photos, stories and (mis) adventures of his 2006 trip on the Kopka River, one of Northern Ontario's majestic rivers.

Joining Kevin for the lecture will be The Friend's own Jérà´me McDuff and Paul Vickers, who were foolish enough to follow Kevin's route the following year (and survived).

After being dropped off by train in the remote wilderness of Northern Ontario, the two canoe parties started on a ten day voyage into areas seen by only a few people each year. With their canoe laden with supplies, our adventurers discovered tranquil lakes, scenic rivers, breathe taking waterfalls, a stampeding moose, unmarked portages, remnants of poor whitewater judgment, and unnavigable creeks that were advertised as navigable (and that is just the beginning of the list). Supported by good humour, good food, and good weather (and satellite tracking devices mandated by their wives), our adventurers had a memorable trip to share.

Please join us on Wednesday 25-February-2009 at the Kingston Public Library - Wilson Room at 7 pm for what is sure to be an entertaining evening of spectacular photography, unbelievable stories, and good company. Admission is free but donations are accepted.