Monthly Archives: June 2013

Yukon RIver Row Completed!!

Steve and Colin rowed into Dawson City this morning at 5 am! When I spoke with Colin this morning, he sounded tired but pleased with their journey.  He said the boat handled really well and that both he and Steve are in good shape and spirits, albeit a little sleep...
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Google Earth Map of Yukon Row

Colin and Steve have less than 100 km to go before reaching Dawson City!  They’ll be arriving some time in the middle of the night and Steve’s wife Ann will be there to congratulate them.  They will no doubt be thrilled to stop rowing, as they’ve now been rowing for...
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More than halfway there

Steve and Colin went through five-finger rapids this morning around 4:30 am, and are way past the halfway mark now.  They’ve covered 400 km in 31 hours and only have another 310 km to go.  Yeah!!! I haven’t spoken to Colin since they left as there is no cell phone...
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250 km down, 450 km to go

Colin and Steve are still going strong.  They’ve been rowing nonstop for 21 hours now and have travelled 250 km.  They’re just south of Frenchman Lake and about 50 km from the town of Carmacks.  They still have another 450 km to go! In less than 100 km they’ll hit...
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Start of the Yukon River Row

Steve and Colin left at 2 am this morning from Whitehorse and are making steady progress. From their satellite tracker I can see that they’ve been rowing nonstop and have travelled about 60 km in 7 hours.  They are now halfway up Lake Laberge, which can get very windy and choppy,...
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