Several families relate the joys of connecting to Nature via paddling. Canyon was 7 months old the first time he went on a long river trip (of course he was on shorter trips earlier than that!), the Green River through the Gates of Ladore. Canyon relates how familiar the river is on another trip when he was older. And Doug writes of Forest’s encounter with the big water of Nantahala Falls at age 6, and how Forest has grown as a paddler.
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