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Bryan smith

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Date registered: January 3, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Burning up Early Season BC — May 9, 2008
  2. Tatlow Season 2007! — August 23, 2007
  3. The Ammo is Magic — May 4, 2007
  4. The Ashlu River Spirit…Winning NPFF! — February 28, 2007
  5. Burning Around Ecuador — December 18, 2006

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Burning up Early Season BC

While the British Columbia low lands have been covered with snow most of the winter and records continue to be set for low Spring temps, low elevation snowpack, ect…, Spring is finally showing its face. Weather forecasters are predicting that warmer temps will begin to prevail as La Nina weakens and as a result we …

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Tatlow Season 2007!

After spending a month in Peru paddling the Huallaga and the Abismo section of the Aprimac, it was so nice to come home to BC at prime water levels. The classics were falling out, but all the stuff in the Ashlu and Elaho drainages were lining up perfect. So this week has been the mission …

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The Ammo is Magic

About three months back I was talking with Jim Hagar and he was talking up the Ammo like crazy. At the time I thought that the boat was kinda odd and I was unsure where I would really want to use it. Well as the Spring run-off starts to kick off in BC, the Ammo …

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The Ashlu River Spirit…Winning NPFF!

A couple months back, Todd Gillman (fellow partner in The Range Life) called me suggesting that I try to crank something out for the National Paddling Film Festival. On a short timeframe (9 days!) I started to edit some of the footage from the summer that we had shot and eventually came up with a …

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Burning Around Ecuador

After a record setting Fall of floods here in the Northwest, my wife Lise-Anne and I decided to escape the short days and cold water of BC and head south to Ecuador for a month. This was my first trip to South America and it could be best described as a posh boating trip or …

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Ashlu River

To many kayakers the Ashlu River is on the must hit list in Southwest British Columbia and to everyone else it should be put on that list immediately. Simply stated the Ashlu is one of the finest pieces of whitewater in the world. With five unique sections and Tatlow Creek, the Ashlu pulls rank as …

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The Endless BC Summer!

There is nothing that gets me more fired up about kayaking than being fox holed into some remote gorge and knowing that I’m one of a select few that gets the pleasure to take on the scenery and spirit of these deep cracks in the Earth. Second to that is reading stories and seeing pictures …

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