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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Quebec' (8)

White Water Grand Prix photo look back

Without a doubt the Highlight of 2011 was the White Water Grand Prix. As a competitor it was more then I could have imagined, in so many ways, but even for the spectators this event took everyone by surprise. Everything seemed to be firing for event organiser Patrick Camblin; the water levels were…

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Added by Tyler Fox on February 1, 2012 at 5:31pm — No Comments

The Classic of all Classics - Mastigouche River, QC

Simon Davidson throws a triumphant fist pump half way down the Finally slide

 

The Mastigouche River in Quebec is a must do on any paddlers wish list. It was on the top of my good friend Simon Davidson's list of rivers to paddle while over in Quebec this past…

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Added by Tyler Fox on December 28, 2011 at 11:51pm — No Comments

Spring Fever

 

Every spring the immense area know as Quebec gives up its icy and snowy grasp on the land, flooding its many large volume rivers. This huge amount of water combined with Quebec's rugged geography produces some of the World's largest standing waves. With a some patients and a bit of luck this can be everything you've been looking for.

Stakeout ... isn't a new concept, paddlers have been on stakeouts since forever. Its basic concept is, to be in an area waiting for the correct…

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Added by Tyler Fox on December 13, 2011 at 1:35am — No Comments

Great Paddling from Montreal to Saguenay

Tyler plugging deep ... on the Batiscan River - Photo Dave Crerar



While driving from Ottawa towards the Saguenay area, we were lucky enough to catch some good water levels on a few of the classic runs found along the way. We actually left a full week earlier then we had planned so we could catch dropping water levels on one of my favorite rivers the…

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Added by Tyler Fox on June 9, 2010 at 12:58am — No Comments

Quebec Exploration pays off - First D's

The Crew chillin at the Put-in camp of the Upper Petit Saguenay River. Photo - Tyler Fox



This is my second spring season coming back to Quebec, specifically the Saguenay area, in search of Quebec's amazing whitewater. Last year we had great success in finding / exploring un-run rivers, with 4 first descents, and we had a bunch more on our list that we…

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Added by Tyler Fox on May 24, 2010 at 11:54am — No Comments

Quebec Steepness on the Riviere des Huit Chutes

Tyler Fox firing up the top drop on the River of 8 Chutes - Photo Josh Neilson





Once again I find myself in the back woods of Quebec exploring its amazing wealth of White water. With the help of Chicoutimi Local Patrick Levesque we have been hitting up a wide spectrum of rivers,

covering everything from big…

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Added by Tyler Fox on May 19, 2010 at 1:57pm — No Comments

La Belle Province ... Quebec



A few years ago, if some one mentioned Quebec, a large part of the paddling community would have no idea what / where you were talking about. But in resent years Quebec has been making a name as a quality white water destination. And its about time, this place has it all, steep creeks, large drops, big volume, massive waves and everything between right down to scenic class 2-3. This spring myself (Tyler Fox), Louise Urwin and Josh Neilson got in… Continue

Added by Tyler Fox on June 17, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Ottawa Valley's Epic Spring



They say “There’s no place like home” and I believe it. I’ve been traveling the world paddling for the last 5 years and I haven’t come close to finding a place that has the concentration of Big, Fast Waves that the Ottawa area has. And this spring we got them all!



Arriving back from New Zealand in mid April, I was a little bummed to hear it was in between levels. But this was okay as I hadn’t play boated in 6 months and it gave me a… Continue

Added by Tyler Fox on June 17, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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