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You Must Have Been Bored?

said my ride after a day's delay on the pickup. Since there were about 7 or 8 lines of rock eggs by then, 'twas hard not to agree. Anyways my ride was on a rescue mission to fetch out another jetboat gone mechanical, leaving me to pack up and paddle down the North Nahanni, entering the Mackenzie River near the Camsell Bend. I motored my freighter canoe down the mighty Deh Cho on the bluest and calmest of summer days, until somewhere near the River Between Two Mountains, a sudden storm trickled over the horizon of mountains and into the valley with swirly-crazy whitecaps parking me on an island. 24 hours of gale-force wind-driven rain later, replacement zippers on my veteran tent blown, snow up on the mountain tops and what's with this non-stop shooing away of a marathon of black bears swimming the river?


Boredom aside, there's not many places that produce natural rock eggs in quantity. Geotagged location is the lower North Nahanni River, Mackenzie Mountains, Northwest Territories, Canada. Digital image pulled from a slide.

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Taken in August 2000