October 16, 2018

As excited as we were to finish off our journey today, Mother Nature has her own plans.
We awoke in the night after hours of heavy rain to find the tent wall bellowed inwards trying to envelope us in our sleeping bags. Our poor boat, Wheezy was blown over and required...

October 9, 2018

We sit in Tim Hortons for our thanksgiving dinner. Wheezy, our beat up but ever reliable canoe waits tied at a public boat launch about a kilometre down the street. Or as Claire would describe it, a fairly long way to walk. To celebrate the holidays we each ordered tur...

September 29, 2018

The byway babes are on their final leg of the journey. Here is what has been happening:

Since leaving Killarney we’ve had a great time paddling the French River, Mattawa river, and Ottawa River. The scenery has been absolutely gorgeous, the portages not so much. Altho...

September 13, 2018

There has been a slight update to their scheduled arrival in the next 3 cities, I have updated the tracking page with that info and have also included it here.  I have also attached a couple of photos that they sent along.  They also sent 2 video's  but I can't attach...

September 7, 2018

Our journey on Lake Superior began in Thunder Bay on August 15, after chatting with locals and getting the lowdown on places to watch out for on the lake and all the great spots to check out. We had some magnificent days on the water where it was surprisingly calm and...

August 3, 2018

The byway babes have been having quite the adventures traveling through Lake of the Woods with all the little lakes and many portages.  They left Kenora with only the two of them, Kendra and Rylea.  Claire was in need of getting some antibiotics as she was not faring w...

July 7, 2018

I had the pleasure of meeting up with this group of brave ladies at a cottage near Pointe Du Bois. They had some great stories to tell about their adventures from Winnipeg to here.  I am amazed every time I speak to them that there are so many helpful and generous peop...

June 26, 2018

It was a cool morning on June 24 as the Byway Babes gathered at the Forks to continue on their epic journey.  Family members gathered to wish them well and cheer them on as they packed up their canoe (I have no idea how they get all their gear in there!), said their fa...

June 18, 2018

In grand fashion the Byway Babes paddled in to the forks on June 17 to the cheers of friends, family and support from the local Cystic Fibrosis Chapter.

Of course they couldn't pass up the opportunity to stop for an Ice Cream from Sargent Sundaes.  It was after all  a b...

June 15, 2018

Only a couple of days now before the Byway Babes reach Winnipeg.  They are expecting to meet up with some paddlers at Beaudry park on Sunday morning June 17 between 830am and 9am and then head on down to the Forks where they expect to arrive about 2pm.  If anyone wishe...

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