Welcome to the links page, you'll find a variety of useful websites for your trip preparations. If you know of a site that you feel would be useful for Northern Soul please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll add it to the list.
You may have seen your guides using a beautifully crafted paddle from Red River Paddle Doug Ingram builds wood and canvas canoes and gorgeous paddles here in Manitoba .
Manufactures of the best canoeing packs, we've tried and tried but we just can't wear-out our Frost River kitchen bag! The time-tested leather and canvas construction is tough as and beautiful to look at.
An excellent paddle sport store based in Madison Wisconsin. They have all those hard-to-find paddling products.
Northern Soul's local organic produce and grocery supplier.
Located in Minneapolis Minnesota, Midwest Mountaineering sells the best gear and clothing for backpacking, hiking, climbing, travel, paddling, and skiing.
A website with lots of intersting local paddling tips and stories. A true hamge to the rivers of Manitoba.
Affiliations and Interesting Sites
Manitoba's chapter of the Canadian Recreational Canoeing Association. A great resource for paddling events in Manitoba.
The Canadian Recreational Canoeing Association is Canada 's governance and standards association for all of paddling. Northern Soul guides are certified by the Canadian Recreational Canoeing Association. This site has an excellent online store for paddling books.
We grew up along the Seine River and our love for paddling and nature evolved form this tiny little river. Save our Seine is a community based stewardship group focused on re-connecting citizens with their local environment, specifically the Seine River . Northern Soul organises events and donates our services to help with their goal.
The Boreal Forest Network is an organization of environmentalists, indigenous peoples and scientists concerned with the protection and sustainable use of the boreal forest. Northern Soul has been working closely with them to have to have the East Side of Lake Winnipeg designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The government of Manitoba 's tourism site featuring an events guide with all festivals happening in the Manitoba.
A great resource for paddlers, it's jammed full of information and gear reviews.
Canoe Focus is the official canoeing magazine of the British Canoe Union and is posted directly to all 28,000 individual members of the Union. Today the BCU has a membership of over 50,000, including over 500 affiliated clubs and 145 approved centres. According to the Paddlesport Review there are an estimated 2 million people take to the water in a canoe each year. The vast majority do so under a watchful eye of one of the 13,500 BCU Qualified coaches or as part of an affiliated organisation.
An incredible photography collection and conservation effort
for Northern Soul's principal operating area; the East Side of Lake
The amazing artwork of Northern Soul guide Chris
Pancoe. He explores the fine line we create between urban life and wildlife,
in particular the point in which the two collide.
Manitoba's chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS).
Christine Alfery is an artist based in Wisconsin. Regulars at Canoecopia Christine and her husband Brad have travelled on the Hayes River with Northern Soul. Many of Christine's works are wilderness-inspired. For those that have been to York Factory, you'll certainly recognize many of the images.