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Spokane Canoe and Kayak General Meeting — Mackenzie River Kayak Expedition
November 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
The SCKC Monthly General Meeting is open to the the general public. The November meeting features Janet Breuer who will share her experience and lessons learned on the Mackenzie River. A trip that did not go as planned. Having done the Yukon River two years prior and loving it, Janet had imagined that the Mackenzie River would be much the same. Even though she had done her homework, she visualized the Mackenzie to be a stunning river winding through craggy snowcapped mountains with lots of beautiful campsites that were easy to find. But it was none of that. The river level was high because it was early in the season. Campsites were at a premium and difficult to find. The area that she paddled, 250 miles, was flat without a mountain to be had. It normally takes Janet a couple of days to adjust to her trips and then she begins to enjoy herself but this time it never came. She just wasn’t having a good time out there for whatever reason. Then things began to go wrong and her equipment began to fail….