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This fall we had a lot of rain. According to the BChydro over 1m of rain fell in the upper Puntledge drainage. Puntledge River upper watershed rain: ?Total for Oct: 537 mm ?Total for Nov to date: 463 mm 1000 mm or 100 cm in about 5 weeks. Wow#BCStorm — Stephen Watson BCH (@Puntledge) November […]

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With the VIWPS FB group going well it is getting easier to find people to paddle most days of the week. This time Danny had checked out the gauge at the Cameron river, one of Vancouver Island’s classic section. With it at 5.5 we would be able to catch it the next day at around […]

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After some research this spring with Paul Dempsey and the fresh rain that has arrived to Vancouver Island, it was time to try out a new put in on the upper Oyster river. The new put in leads to two nice rapids and adds a km of river with a few small rapids, except for […]

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When I first started paddling in Alberta, came back to BC, and found a copy of ‘Topo Country’. It was on a VHS tape and had sections of rivers in Whistler, the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island all run in Topo Kayaks. Within those sections was Norrish creek. The main part I remember is that […]

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The Cottonwood river is located just north of Quesnel, BC. It rises at the confluence of the Swift River and Lightning Creek at Coldspring House in the Cariboo goldfields of the northern Cariboo Plateau, it flows northwest and then turns southwest to join the Quesnel river just upstream it’s confluence with the Fraser. While in Quesnel Tyler and myself decided to go and make a run […]

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