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Jim Baird is unsure of exactly how many days he’s been traveling as he gets closer to the James Bay coast. His final destination now close at hand, Jim is in high spirits as he takes on the final day of whitewater on his trip down the Kesagami River. 

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Jim’s plan is to solo the infamous Kesagami River and the James Bay coast to Moosonee, Ontario.

Watch episode 1 of the series here to find out what Jim packed for his expedition.
Watch episode 2 of the series here to get his tips on loading your canoe.
Watch episode 3 of the series here to learn some key strokes to keeping your canoe straight.
Watch episode 4 of the series here to learn some panfrying techniques for fish.
Watch episode 5 of the series here to learn techniques for safely crossing open water.
Watch episode 6 of the series here to learn how to properly treat a burn on your own in the wilderness.
Watch episode 7 of the series here to see how Jim keeps his batteries charged on trip.
Watch episode 8 of the series here to learn how to clean and prepare brook trout. 
Watch episode 9 of the series here to see how Jim prepares to paddle whitewater.
Watch episode 10 of the series here to check out how Jim takes on long, tough, muddy portages.
Watch episode 11 of the series here, on whether you should take on, or go around, rapids on wilderness rivers.
Watch episode 12 of the series here to learn what to do when you dump your canoe on a solo trip.

With an insatiable love for the natural world Jim Baird spends his time in wild places all seasons of the year. He has paddled wilderness rivers in Ontario, Alaska, Quebec, Labrador, Northwest Territories and British Columbia. Discover more of his adventures at

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