Polite Dinner Guest September 26th 2007 Wednesday, September 26th, 2007. Eagle Lake, Maine. Darrin rose before dawn to avoid paddling in heavy winds. With the exception of a 20-minute downpour, the paddle was uneventful. He made it the Jaws Campsite on Churchill Lake just before lunchtime.
He had eaten his trail lunch as a quick pre-dawn breakfast, so now he prepared himself a hot breakfast before setting up camp. After this ... read more
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Darrin L. Kimbler solo thru-paddled the 740-mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT), an historic water trail through the forests of New York, Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire, and Maine. His journey was completed over 50 days, from August 12 - October 1, 2007. The water trail was officially established in September 2006; and Darrin was one of the first fifteen people to complete a thru-paddle. For more information on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, see www.northernforestcanoetrail.org.
Darrin didn't spend much time behind a computer while en route, so I kept this third-person narrative f... full info