Once Around Algonquin, Part 1

By Kevin Callan, 19 January 2014

  • DATE

    19 January 2014

  • AUTHOR

    Kevin Callan

  • CATEGORY

    Paddling

This is the first of a five-part video series of Kevin’s crazy canoe trip around Ontario’s Algonquin Provincial Park. It’s a 20-day trip consisting of 350 kilometers, 55 lakes and six rivers—three of which are upstream travel— and 93 portages that add up to 68 kilometers. Ouch!

Kevin Callan

Peterborough, ON

Kevin Callan is the author of fifteen books, including the best selling “The Happy Camper”, the incredibly popular series of paddling guides, and most reviewed “Wilderness Pleasures: A Practical Guide to Camping Bliss”. On a regular basis, he presents across North America and has been a key speaker at all the major canoe events for over 25 years.

Callan is also a frequent guest on radio and television, and field editor and blogger for Explore. He also writes a column CanoeRoots Magazine and Paddling.net. Callan has hosted several TV pilots and assisted with BBC, Ray Mears, and the Discovery Channel in film projects. He is also a frequent host on a number of morning shows and hosts his own CBC Radio show coast to coast titled “The Happy Camper”. He is a winner of five National Magazine Awards and three film awards. He was also made Patron Paddler for Paddle Canada.​