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Takhini Days 2

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Another summer rolls around and we find ourselves paddling on the Takhini River again. Mis, Kristine and Fergus (the dog) are in one craft, while Heather and I are in a canoe. My canoeing skills have no improved much – especially in the box – so zig zagging and taking the long route is the order of the day.

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Mis, Kristine and Fergus in their inflatable kayak-thing

The sun shines and we all laugh and splash as we carefully pick our way through the rock garden which has a lot of exposed rocks now as the water level is low.

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Posing for pics on the Takhini

At the jaws we debate for a long time on exactly what course we should take, and in the end Heather and I paddle through. We take the absolute most sneaky inside line possible, and we stay upright and dry without incident.

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Heather on the Takhini

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On the banks of the Takhini

It’s another amazing day on the water, one I won’t soon forget.


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