Posts tagged "mission"

Bighorns Part 1: The Wild Goose

April 29th, 2019 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “Bighorns Part 1: The Wild Goose”

Team NRS paddler Erik Boomer along with expedition paddlers Nouria Newman and Ben Stookesberry take on, what they consider, one of the most wonderful first swoops they have ever done.

Two drainages on the eastern part surface of Wyoming’s Big Horn Mountain Range appeared to have incredible whitewater possibles but the only datum they could get “re not supposed to” consume their hour. << It’s all full of sieves and nothing goes, >> they were told. But that’s precisely the kind of beta this paddle dreaming unit utilizes as motivation to attempt a first swoop.

Following their instinct, they decided to give it a go and staring with the steep and complex Goose Creek.

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Koktuli Wild

April 23rd, 2019 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “Koktuli Wild”

At the heart of the Alaskan Pebble Mine controversy, the Koktuli River winds its acces through the Alaskan bushland from its informant at Frying Pan Lake to Bristol Bay. Known for the salmon that return to the region per year in epic amounts to spawn and die, disrupting the landscape vital to this eco-system would destroy the fishery, its manufacture, and peripheral wildlife tourism industries as well. This massive project would adjust a risky new instance for mining and development in the Bristol Bay sphere and all of Alaska.

Growing up on the banks of the Kenai River, Brendan Wells has a strong connection to Alaska, its landscape and wildlife, world history and future. Which is why, plotted by this remote neighbourhood and the threats the watershed faces, he and three friends made a more intimate coming to the disagreement by knowledge wild Alaska in the spirit of river adventure.

Learn more about the Pebble Mine and how you can help: www.savebristolbay.org

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Chasing Wild: Journey Into the Sacred Headwaters

October 22nd, 2018 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “Chasing Wild: Journey Into the Sacred Headwaters”

Three friends set off on a 400km bikepacking and packraft expedition through the heart of the sacred headwaters in northwestern British Columbia, birthplace of three critical salmon rivers, and home to the Tahltan people. In the wake of the devastating Mount Polley Mine disaster, the team’s goal is to understand what is at stake as a wave of new mines are developed across this remote corner of the province. Their journey offers an exciting and sobering window into this wild landscape as they pedal through vast boreal forest, paddle frigid whitewater, battle monster trout, outrun a grizzly, learn about the Tahltan’s fight to protect their homeland and glimpse inside a massive open pit mine.

Learn more and take action – salmonbeyondborders.org

A Film by Tyler-Wilkinson Ray, Colin Arisman and Luke Kantola
Produced by Wild Confluence Media
In Association with Gear Junkie
Supported by Ibis Cycles, Kokopelli Packraft & Wetfly Fishing

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