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Georgian Bay’s North and East Coast – Paddlers’ Eye Candy

As longtime canoe trippers on the rivers and lakes of the Canadian Shield, it has only been in the past six years that the possibilities of paddling the northern and eastern shore of Georgian Bay drew the attention of my … Continue reading

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Temagami’s Lady Evelyn River From Top To Bottom: Route Options, Maps, Shuttles, Permits, And More

Previous Post: Temagami & Lady Evelyn Canoe Trip: Introduction and a Bit of History Route Options: Both headwater branches of the Lady Evelyn can be accessed by vehicle. After a short ride west along Hwy 560 from Elk Lake towards … Continue reading

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A Rainy Day in Toronto: Nov. 30, 2020.

See Viggo’s Den for more on our engaging Icelandic Sheepdog Viggo. The weather forecast for the next three days is not good. Rain, rain, and more rain – and maybe a bit of snow too! On the map, it looks … Continue reading

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 Temagami’s Lady Evelyn River From Top to Bottom: Days 10 and 11 – Across Lady Evelyn Lake To Mowat Landing

Previous Post: Day 9 – From The South Channel To The North End of Lady Evelyn Lake Day 10 – From West To East Across Lady Evelyn Lake distance: 18.5 km with a  pass by of Garden Island Lodge time: … Continue reading

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Temagami’s Lady Evelyn River From Top To Bottom: Day 9 – From the South Channel to Lady Evelyn Lake’s West End

Previous Post: Day 8 – From Bridal Veil Falls To the Bottom of the South Channel Day 9 – From South Channel to West End of Lady Evelyn Lake distance: 20.5 km. time: 10:30 – 2:30 weather: very wet; passing … Continue reading

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Temagami’s Lady Evelyn River From Top to Bottom: Day 8 – From Bridal Veil Falls To The Bottom of The South Channel

Previous Post: Day 7 – From Macpherson Lake To the South Channel’s Bridal Veil Falls Day 8  –  Lady Evelyn’s South Channel from Bridal Veil Falls To The Bottom distance: 9.7 km. time: 9:15 to 1:15 portages/rapids: finished the Bridal Veil portage … Continue reading

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Temagami’s Lady Evelyn River From Top To Bottom: Day 7 – From Macpherson Lake Island Camp To Bridal Veil Falls

Previous Post: Day 6 – From Just Below The Forks To Macpherson Lake Day 7 – Down The South Channel To Bridal Veil Falls Distance: 10.7 km. Time: 9:30 to 3:50 Portages/Rapids: portaged all except the second set coming into … Continue reading

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Temagami’s Lady Evelyn River From Top to Bottom: Day 6 – From Below the Forks to Macpherson Lake

Previous Post: Day 5 – From Florence Lake To The Forks (And A Bit Beyond) Day 6 – To Macpherson Lake distance: 9.1 km time: 9:30 a.m to 3:50 p.m. portages/rapids:  6/6 – lined 3? Note: Rapid #s taken from … Continue reading

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Temagami’s Lady Evelyn River From Top to Bottom: Day 5 – From Florence Lake To The Forks

Previous Post: Day 4 – On Florence Lake Day 5 – From Florence Lake to The Forks and a Bit Beyond distance: 32.2 km time: 8:55 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. hunting grounds:  those of Misabi in the mid-to-late1800s thanks to … Continue reading

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Temagami’s Lady Evelyn River From Top to Bottom: Day 4 – On Florence Lake

Previous Post: Day 3- From Our “It’ll Have To Do’  Lady Evelyn South Branch CS To Florence Lake We spent a couple of nights at our Florence Lake campsite.  Max had come down with some ailment the previous day, the … Continue reading

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