Race to Alaska 2017 #R2AK

photo by George Walker

750 MILES,NO MOTORS, NO SUPPORT, ALL THE WAY TO ALASKA... A journey made for John Guider! On Thursday, June 8th John will embark on an epic international adventure/race from Port Townsend, Washington, along Canada's British Columbia coast to Ketchikan, Alaska. In John's words: "As a means of celebrating my 68th year on this... read more

Donelson’s Journey: Fall 2016

In 1779 John Donelson set off on an adventure that would forever change the course of Tennessee history. Leading a party of over 100 settlers on a torturous journey that began at Fort Patrick Henry, he traveled 1000 miles down the Holston and Tennessee Rivers up the Ohio and Cumberland to the high bluffs of the French Salt Springs later... read more

Upper Cumberland River June 2016

John began this short 260-mile shakedown cruise from Wolf Creek Dam in Kentucky on June 6th and  was stopped on June 18th by the lockmaster at the dam on Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, TN .  John returned to the dam on July 9th and was allowed to pass through, completing his Upper Cumberland journey at... read more

The Great Loop Journey: View from a Small Boat

View from a Small Boat is a visual exploration of the ethereal landscapes and the people that exist at water’s edge. The images are a product of a 6500-mile solo journey that was intent on capturing a face of America that is not easily seen and so often overlooked. read more

The River Inside: Mississippi River Canoe Journey

In August 2003, John Guider walked out the back door of his home in Franklin, TN and placed a canoe in the creek behind his house. Three months later, he had paddled all the way to New Orleans. Along the way, Guider kept a detailed journal and took hundreds of remarkable photographs, documenting his amazing journey that led him down five... read more

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