Eri's Adventure

Starting August 1st, 2020 John Kuntz, owner of Olympic Outdoor Center, is going to paddle the entire length, 1100 miles of the Kootenay - Columbia River drainage from source to sea in honor of Erica Reith (Eri), (a young person who tragically lost her life at the age of 19) and in the name of teaching youth the art of adventure. In life we have a chance to pay it forward and that is my goal, to let youth know there is more to life than the world that they know. That it is OK to take risks safely to gain the reward of a lifetime. Eri was a beautiful person that loved the outdoors and helping others, in her honor I am dedicating this paddle so that others may follow, because LIFE IS AN ADVENTURE that we must teach our youth.

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