Monday, September 12, 2005

Annual Fall Canoe & Kayak Sale, Sept. 17 -18, at Oxtongue Lake

This weekend, Sept. 17 and 18, is the annual Fall Canoe sale and Assembly at Algonquin Outfitter's Oxtongue Lake store. This event is a season-end clearance sale of rentals, demos, trade-ins, used and new canoes and kayaks. There will be incredible variety at unbeatable prices. You'll find canoes and kayaks from Swift, Bell, Chestnut, Scott, Wilderness Systems, Dagger, Perception, Bic and more! The canoe & kayak sale starts at 10 am on Saturday. Test paddling and previewing are available on Friday.

There will also be a storewide sale all weekend at Algonquin Outfitters, in Oxtongue Lake only: outdoor clothing & footwear, paddles, sprayskirts, kayak accessories, canoe packs, tents, sleeping bags, camping gear, life jackets and more!

Bob Henderson, author of "Every Trail Has A Story" will be the special guest speaker on Sept. 17. Bob is a fascinating story teller, seasoned canoe tripper, outdoor educator and canoe trip history buff. His latest book, Every Trail Has a Story, “captures our living history in its relationship to the land and invites us to imagine and participate.” Spend an afternoon with one of Canada’s most gifted story tellers, and learn more about the living history of Algonquin Park and canoe travel in Canada. On Saturday only, from 2-4 pm, Bob will offer a storytelling session, featuring tales about Canadian landscape and heritage from "then and now." At 4:30, he will present a slide show highlighting stories in his new book. To learn more about Every Trail Has a Story, visit Natural Heritage books .

• For information on canoe & kayak sales, call 1-800-661-1429 or visit

• For information on outdoor clothing & gear sales, call Algonquin Outfitters at 1-800-469-4948

• Oxtongue Lake is located 30 km east of Huntsville on Hwy 60, just before the West Gate of Algonquin Park.

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