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CANOE EXPEDITION PHOTO GALLERY


  • Winisk to The Bay Expedition 1999 Photo Gallery
  • George River Expedition 1997 Photo Gallery


    GREAT SLAVE LAKE - COPPERMINE RIVER 1992

  • A NWT canoe trip often begins with a fly-in. Here the Air TIndi Twin Otter drops the Hide-Away Canoe Club on Great Slave Lake to begin a trip over the the Coppermine. Michael Peake photo (74K)

    Geoffrey Peake lightens the load of his canoe before dragging it upstream on the way to the Coppermine River from Great Bear Lake. Michael Peake photo (55K)

    Peter Brewster ponders the task ahead -- getting down the rocky Hepburn River enroute to the Coppermine. Michael Peake photo (92K)

    Working their way down the rocky and shallow Hepburn River, near the confluence with the Coppermine are Peter Scott and Peter Brewster. Michael Peake photo (77K)

    The middle section of the Coppermine RIver is quite placid. Here. Geoffrey Peake goes out for an evening paddle. Michael Peake photo (47K)

    Scouting the famed and often deadly Rocky Defile Rapids on the Coppermine River. Michael Peake photo (78K)

    Sandstone Rapids on the lower Coppermine River. Michael Peake photo (55K)

    Three tents huddle against the shores of the lower Coppermine River. Sean Peake photo (35K)

    Bloody Fall on the lower Coppermine River is an area of great scenic and historic interest. Michael Peake photo (98K)

    An Arctic ground squirrel or sik-sik has a meal on Geoffrey Peake at Bloody Falls on the Coppermine River. Michael Peake photo (77K)

    Peter Scott contemplates the final drop of Bloody Falls on the Coppermine River. Michael Peake photo (60K)

    The final paddle at the mouth of the Coppermine in Coronation Gulf in the Arctic Ocean is quite serene. Michael Peake photo (42K)


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