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Temagami’s Lady Evelyn River From Top To Bottom: Day 3 – From Our “It’ll Do” Campsite To Florence Lake

Previous Post: Day 2 – The Upper Stretch of the South Branch – Some Work Required! Day 3 – From Our “It’ll Do” CS To Florence Lake distance: 15.8 km hunting ground – still that of Djakwunigan (of the Kingfisher clan) … Continue reading

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Temagami’s Lady Evelyn River From Top to Bottom: Day 2 – From Smoothwater Lake To An “It’ll Do” CS  On Lady Evelyn’s South Branch

Previous Post: Day 1 – To The Put-In And Up the Montreal River To  Smoothwater Lake Day 2 – From Smoothwater Lake To An “It’ll Do” CS  On Lady Evelyn’s South Branch distance: 19.5 km hunting ground: that of Djakwunigan … Continue reading

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Temagami’s Lady Evelyn River From Top to Bottom: Day 1 – To The Put-In And Up River To Smoothwater Lake

Previous Post: The Lady Evelyn From Top to Bottom – Intro, Route Options, Maps, Logistics, And a Bit of History A. Getting To The Put-In: Picking Up Our Shuttle Driver We drove up from Toronto the day before the put-in and … Continue reading

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Temagami’s Lady Evelyn River From Top To Bottom: Introduction and a Bit of History

Related Post: Route Options, Maps, Shuttles, Permits, And More This first post introduces the Temagami region and provides a bit of historical background, mostly focusing on aspects of the story I learned about in researching for this canoe trip.  You … Continue reading

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Wabakimi Canoe Trip: Days 11 to 15 – From Smoothrock Lake To Collins Via The Boiling Sand River

Previous Post: Days 9 and 10 – From The Mouth of the Grayson River, South To Smoothrock Lake Via Whitewater Lake and McKinley Bay Day Eleven: Smoothrock Lake Central To S end of Smoothrock West Arm distance: 25 km.  We … Continue reading

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Wabakimi Canoe Trip: Days 9 and 10 – McKinley Bay to Smoothrock Lake

Previous Post: Days 7 and 8 – From The Grayson River To Best island Via Ogoki Lodge and the Beckwith Cabins Day Nine: Best Island To Lonebreast Bay of Smoothrock lake – Bussey I.  distance: 22 km.  We got up … Continue reading

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Wabakimi Canoe Trip: Days 7 and 8 – The Grayson River and Whitewater Lake

Previous Post: Days 5 and 6 – Down The Ogoki, The Palisade, and the Grayson Rivers Day Seven: Grayson River To Whitewater  distance: 9 km. ! The next morning we got up later than usual and had a leisurely breakfast … Continue reading

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Wabakimi Canoe Trip- From Flindt Landing To Collins: Days 5 & 6 – The Ogoki, Palisade, and Grayson Rivers

Previous Post: Days 3 and 4 – Down The Flindt and Across Wabakimi Lake Day Five: River Bay To Mouth of the Palisade River  distance: 24 km.  We left our River Bay CS after breakfast knowing that we’d be paddling … Continue reading

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Wabakimi Canoe Trip- From Flindt Landing: Days 3 and 4 – The Flindt and Ogoki Rivers

Previous Post: Days 1 and 2 – From Flindt Landing Down the Flindt River Day Three: Flindt River to Wabakimi Lake distance: 20 km.  This day was one of those when we decided to put in some kilometers on the … Continue reading

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Wabakimi Canoe Trip- From Flindt Landing To Collins Via The Flindt,: Days 1 & 2 – Flindt River

Previous Post:  Wabakimi Canoe Trip – From Flindt landing To Collins – Intro, Logistics, Maps Day One: Flindt Landing To Flet Lake distance: 25 km.  We started a bit late on our first day out, still tired from that 27-hour … Continue reading

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