Northern Forest Canoe Trail – 18th Annual NFCT Online Auction 2022
Auction Ends: Nov 30, 2022 11:59 PM EST


"Dying Out Here Is Not An Option" by John Connelly

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$15 USD
$21 USD to gnagnabon
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3  -  Bid History

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"Dying Out Here Is Not An Option: PaddleQuest 1500 - A 1500 Mile, 75 Day, Solo Canoe & Kayak Odyssey" by John Connelly

On June 25th, 2016, John Connelly became the first to both canoe the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and kayak the Maine Island Trail, but went a step further connecting them with the Saint John River and Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick, Canada; 1500 miles in 75 days. This solo expedition launched in the Adirondack Mountains on April 16th proved challenging, rewarding, eye-opening and was tracked in real-time by satellite and followed by thousands online. Find out how he met the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and survived violent storms.  Let Connelly's adventure memoir inspire you to seek out these water trails and experience portions of them for yourself.

Connelly‚Äôs 75-day trip took him through 2 countries, 4 states, 22 streams, 58 lakes and the North Atlantic.  Check out his trip at  

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