Mountain River Canoe Trip 1991 Videos NOW ON YouTube :)

If you have read “Canoeing the Mountain: Gifts from the Waters,” or are thinking of reading it, check out the 2 short vintage videos finally posted on YouTube.

To order either “Canoeing the Mountain: Gifts from the Waters” or “End of the Portage: A Canoe Memoir” just send an email to Phil weir at $19.95 Free shipping within Canada.

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“End of the Portage, A Canoe Memoir” and “Canoeing the Mountain, Gifts from the Waters”, two true Canadian canoeing adventure stories, still available by direct mail from the author. $19.95 each, including free shipping in Canada.

Just send an email to :

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Wildwaters Publishing presents: “Canoeing the Mountain, Gifts from the Waters” and “End of the Portage, A Canoe Memoir.”

Two true thrilling canoeing adventures in the Canadian wild.

To purchase or for information please contact the author, Phil Weir directly via Shipping is free within Canada. Each book is $19.95 CDN.

Thanks for your interest.

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End of the Portage: a Canoe Memoir

Canoeing the Mountain: Gifts from the Waters

Choose your adventure. Share both the outer journey and inner journey of the paddler as you come along on these true and memorable Canadian river canoe trips. Nature’s beauty, both subtle and dramatic, surrounds the reader as the author faces life changing challenges. Experience the excitement and peace of the river. 

To order either book send an email to: 

$19.95 CDN – Shipping within Canada is free. No tax. – Makes a great gift.

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MEC-Mountain Equipment Co-op, Ottawa. BACKCOUNTRY 101: ‘End of the Portage’ Algonquin Park Experiences with Special Guest Phil Weir – Jun 21 6:30-7:30 pm

On Thursday evening, June 21st MEC Backcountry 101 will host special guest Phil Weir author of ‘End of the Portage’ where he will share his Algonquin Park experiences. His presentation will include topics such as backcountry preparedness, trip planning and flexibility, camping skills, solo tripping, safety, serendipity, crisis management, adaptability, keeping your spirits up, savouring the moments, and the many gifts of the river with a Q & A at the end.

This event is free, and held in the Mountain Equipment Co-op store: 366 Richmond Road. If you wish to pre-register please see:

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Canoeing/Kayaking/Camping/Cottage Season Now Wide Open

Whether you are a paddler, used to paddle, would like to paddle, or simply enjoy reading about the beautiful Canadian natural wild, these true-story “campfire tale” books will take you out there and bring you along on the journey.

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2 Book-signing Days on Nov 4 and 5 at Books on Beechwood and at Chapters Gloucester. Come and meet the author – Phil Weir

  • At Books on Beechwood, Saturday afternoon, Nov 4th, Noon to 2:00 pm.
  •  Books on Beechwood is located at 35 Beechwood Avenue, near the Metro in Vanier.
  • At Chapters, Sunday afternoon, November 5th, Noon to 4:00 pm.  This Chapters is located beside Ogilvie Road, near the Gloucester Centre plaza, 2401 City Park Dr.

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To get a copy of “End of the Portage: a Canoe Memoir” or “Canoeing the Mountain: Gifts from the Waters” simply contact Phil Weir directly at Each is only $19.95 and shipping is free. They make great Christmas or birthday gifts for people who love nature and the outdoors. Also available on-line via, in Ottawa at Books On Beechwood, in Picton at Books and Company.

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Print copies of “End of the Portage” are now available. Contact the author at $19.95 free shipping E-books coming soon


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Email the author directly and your book(s) will be posted to you with free shipping:

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