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Charity on the Water: The Yukon Journey Expedition

Charity on the Water: The Yukon Journey Expedition

Adults & Teens MCPL Wausau is happy to welcome back outdoor enthusiast John E. Van Barriger to share another of his adventures - a return trip to Alaska's Yukon River!

In the summer of 2018, five canoeists and kayakers from three countries set out on an ambitious trip to paddle the Yukon River from source-to-sea, all while raising funds for North American first responders. The "Yukon Journey" team was led by Van Barriger and encountered numerous challenges, from harsh weather and hypothermia to health concerns and family emergencies. But these challenges were offset by incredible scenery, abundant wildlife, northern hospitality, and incredible paddling.

Learn more about this unique expedition, its charitable efforts, and why they'll return to Alaska in 2019 to continue the journey.

Free and open to the public, no registration required. Call 715-261-7230 for more information.

  • 📅 Tue., 5/14/19, 6:308pm @ MCPL Wausau [Community Room (level 2)]

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MCPL Wausau is happy to welcome back outdoor enthusiast John E. Van Barriger to share another of his adventures - a return trip to Alaska's Yukon River! It was a journey fraught with challenges but also included many rewarding moments! 🖶

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