Here are some links to presenters and other friends of the Wilderness Travelers Conferences. If you have a recommendation to add to this list, please contact us. Thanks!


Wilderness Canoe Association and Wilderness Canoe Symposium

The Wilderness Canoe Association is a non-profit organization of individuals interested in the outdoor pursuits and wilderness travel. The Wilderness Canoe Symposium, started in 1986 by George Luste, was the inspiration for our own conferences.

The WCA digital archive can be seen Here.


Mahoosuc Guide Service

Mahoosuc Guide Service is one of New England's most respected recreational guide services. Master Maine Guides, Polly Mahoney and Kevin Slater, are beginning their 27th consecutive year in business. They offer wilderness canoe and dogsled trips in Maine and Canada with Cree and Inuit guides. They have 40 years of guiding experience ranging from Maine to the Yukon and Alaska.


Jack Mountain Bushcraft School

We teach college-accredited, GI Bill approved semester and yearlong immersion programs in bushcraft and wilderness guide training, and lead multi-week canoe and snowshoe expeditions emphasizing traditional travel skills. We also offer folk school programs on building traditional gear and short courses on primitive skills and outdoor living.


Maine Wilderness Guides Organization

Our mission is to provide a unified voice for the profession of wilderness guiding while maintaining the highest professional, educational, and stewardship standards, for the conservation of remote woods and waters.


Northern Forest Canoe Trail

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) links the waterways of New York, Vermont, Québec, New Hampshire and Maine.
NFCT offers maps, books, and web-based tools to help you connect to our 740-mile paddling route that traces a fascinating history from early Native Americans through European settlers.


Rob Mullen's Paint N Paddle Studio

Rob is a nationally recognized wildlife artist. Since 2001 he has led art expeditions, bringing artists into the wilderness from Labrador to Arctic Alaska. “Wilderness canoeing not only provides inspiration for my art, but introspection, physical challenge, and adventure; for mind, body, and spirit.”


Canoeing Northern Quebec and Labrador

Al Stirt and Wendy Scott provide descriptions and images (and a few videos) from their numerous trips to the vast wilderness of northern Quebec and Labrador.