In August 2015, the six-man Rediscover North America team arrived at the Arctic Ocean after eight months and 5,230 miles of paddling. One year later, C&K readers voted to give them the Expedition of the Year award for their continent-spanning adventure. Watch excerpts from Winchell Delano’s presentation at the 2017 Canoecopia Show in Madison, Wisconsin speaks to his team’s canoe journey from the Gulf of Mexico to the far reaches of Northern Canada.

Ice on the Mississippi:

Smoke on the Water:

Journey's End:

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—Best of Canoecopia 2017