Wilderness Supply E-Newsletter August 18, 2009

Cover Photo: Dawn Richardson having fun paddling around Elk Island on Lake Winnipeg. Don't let the weather forecasters keep you inside this summer - you just might have the best experience of the season!

Email Newsletter Special Offer

  • Winnipeg - LEVEL 6 paddling apparel - 25% OFF
  • Thunder Bay - CHACO Flip Flop Sandals - 25% OFF

These offers are available to our email readers only. They are not advertised in the store so mention this email to our staff when you come in and they would love to give you a hand!

Featured Gear

(click on the name to view product information)

MSR Hyperflow Microfilter - The lightest and fastest filter on the market at 3 L per minute!

Platypus Kayak Hydrator - Keep your hands free out on the water - $10.00 OFF online

Lasso Security Cable- Secure your canoe and kayak from sticky fingers

MSR Windpro Stove - a remote burner stove with incredible stability

Upcoming Courses for July, August

See a complete list of course listings at Wilderness Supply / WAVpaddling and register online here

Winnipeg Courses Available still in August (Click the title to go to the course page):

Navigation Course - Wednesday August 19 and Thursday August 20

Level 1 Sea Kayaking Course - August 26 - August 28, 1 SPACE NOW AVAILABLE

Intermediate River Kayaking - August 28 - August 30, 2 SPACES STILL AVAILABLE

Thunder Bay kayakers - stay tuned to our website here for Flatwater Course date to be held September 13, 2009.

Photo Contest

See all the details of the Wilderness Supply photo contest HERE. We will compile this calendar for the 2010 season and all proceeds will be donated to the Wilderness Supply Communities Fund.

Upcoming Sponsored Event - Swamp Donkey Adventure Race

Wilderness Supply is a proud sponsor of the best adventure race in Manitoba! Come out to Falcon Lake and cheer on over 230 racers OR better yet, try your hand at adventure racing and register today! Volunteers are also needed for the race.

Race day is Saturday September 26, 2009 at Falcon Trails Resort. Click HERE to visit the Swamp Donkey Race website and find out all the details.

Staff Updates

Dawn (Wpg) was a member of TEAM NORTH FACE at the Canadian Death Race - a 125 km Ultra Marathon. Their team placed 5th OVERALL!
Rick (Wpg) is celebrating the birth of his son Samuel!
Tim (Wpg) just got off the Pigeon river and called it his "2nd favorite river EVER!"
Scott (Wpg) is heading out to the Half Moon adventure race tomorrow held in Castle Mountain, BC
Barry (Wpg) did some climbing in Wisconsin and is heading up the Easter Seals Drop Zone climbing Team this week. He'll be sending over 80 participants down the 18 story rappel on the RBC building downtown.

Bryan and Mila (Tbay) are heading to Superior, WI to compete in the Superior Dragon Boat Festival where their team hopes to better their silver placing from last year
Ryan, Mila and Bryan (Tbay) explored Wolf Fall just NE of Dorion, ON
Mike (Tbay) heads out on an 8 day canoe trip in Quetico park this week