Marc Tremblay canoed the Mississippi River from Elk River, Minnesota to New Orleans, Louisiana in the summer of 2002 and is now stationed in Helena as the river guide for Quapaw Canoe Company.
A seasoned paddler, as well as a writer & journalist, Marc has traveled to every state in the Union, to Canada & Mexico, and overseas to Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Panama, England, Italy, and France. In 2003 Marc completed Wilderness Survival and Land Navigation training at the University of New Mexico. In 2004 he traveled to Alaska, camping and living out of a backpack. In 2004-2007 Marc attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with an emphasis on Sports and Recreation, including classes in Rappelling, Sailing, Scuba Diving (PADI certified), Various Martial Arts, and First Aid.
He is a graduate of Camp Voyageur in Ely, Minnesota where he learned Flat-Water and Whitewater Kayaking and Canoeing (Class III), Hiking, Trip Planning, and Wilderness Living in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Most recently Marc canoed on the Amazon in native dugout canoes. His other interests include Hiking, Camping, Surfing, Canoeing, Swimming, Fishing, Scuba Diving (PADI certified), and Sailing.