November 16, 2008 in Outdoors
Photo courtesy of Bob Rust photo

Bob Rust of Sandpoint paddles the Abraham Lake section of the North Saskatchewan River in the summer of 2008 on a 466-mile segment that completed his eight-year quest to link water routes across North America. Photo courtesy of Bob Rust

Photo courtesy of Bob Rust photo

This summer, Bob Rust swapped his river-worthy sea kayak for a broader kayak with stabilizing pontoons as he left the Saskatchewan River and entered a long section of paddling on big reservoirs and Lake Winnipeg. Still, he capsized two times during windy conditions. Photo courtesy of Bob Rust