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Paddling the Manigotagan River

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Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press The duo’s loaded canoe is tied to a tree near Elbow Rapids.
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press Tracy Tjaden powers a canoe through sparkling water and outcrops of ancient rocks along the Manigotagan River in July.
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press The paddling duo walked their canoe along the edge of a set of fast-moving rapids to avoid getting dunked.
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press The Manigotagan features calm stretches that are easy to paddle as well as some rougher, trickier spots.
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press Tracy Tjaden (left) and Ruth Bonneville are still smiling after flipping out of their canoe while shooting the Kettle rapids.
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press After hours of paddling, the hunting cabin was an unexpected treat.
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press The canoe sits along the edge of reeds near Charles’ hunting cabin, located roughly halfway through the journey.
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press The sun sits low in the sky as Tjaden and Bonneville paddle the Manigotagan.
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press A view of Poplar Falls, one of the last sets of falls before reaching the town of Manigotagan.
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press One of the earlier meals during the trip included pre-made potato surprise, grilled asparagus and smokies.
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press After a long day of paddling and portaging, Tjaden and Bonneville enjoy an incredible view of Turtle Falls while enjoying a bite to eat.
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