Category Archives: Pictographs of the Canadian Shield

From Cliff Lake To The Kopka Falls Via Lake Nipigon

See how our trip is unfolding by clicking on the link below. It is a live GPS track created by our Garmin inReach tracker, which records a location every ten minutes when it is on and then uploads the info … Continue reading

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The Little Missinaibi River From Top To Bottom – Intro, Maps, and Logistics

Introduction:  Flowing 65 kilometers from its headwaters in Sunset Lake to its mouth at Whitefish Bay in Missinaibi Lake, the Little Missinaibi is not a long river. A little past its halfway point it widens out with shallow bays that reach in all directions. The … Continue reading

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Canoeing The Little Missinaibi River: Day 7 – From Whitefish Falls on Missinaibi Lake To Red Granite Point

Previous Post – Day 6: From Admiral Falls To Whitefish Falls distance: 11.7 km time: start – 11:30 a.m.; finish – 2:00 p.m. portages/rapids: 0 !! weather: overcast and cloudy most of the day, some rain; sun in the late evening campsite: Red Granite … Continue reading

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Canoeing The Little Missinaibi River: Day 5 – From Little Missinaibi Lake To Admiral Falls

Previous Post – Day 4: From Mukwa Falls (Woods Lake Road Crossing) To Little Missinaibi Lake Island distance: 9.6 km time: start – 10:15 a.m.; finish – 2:00 p.m. (1 hr stop at outpost) portages/rapids: 1 PR8 RR – 170m – … Continue reading

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Canoeing The Little Missinaibi River: Day 4 – From Mukwa Falls To Little Missinaibi Lake

Previous Post – Day 3: From Just Below Rawhide Lake To Mukwa Falls (Below Woods Lake Road Crossing) distance: 21 km time:  start – 9:20 a.m. ; finish – 5:25 p.m. portages/rapids: -1 PR7 RR – 200m – actually only a 1/3 … Continue reading

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The Anishinaabe Pictograph Sites of Missinaibi Lake

Related Post: The Pictographs of Little Missinaibi Lake On a recent canoe trip, we spent a couple of days checking out the pictograph sites on Little Missinaibi Lake on the Little Missinaibi River system. Then we paddled down the river … Continue reading

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The Ojibwe Rock Paintings of Killarney’s Collins Inlet

Related Post:  Paddling Around Georgian Bay’s Philip Edward Island – Part Two N.B. The post above is one of two on our mini canoe trip around Philip Edward Island. In it I devoted some space to the pictographs of the Collins Inlet … Continue reading

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The Pictographs of Little Missinaibi Lake

Related Post: Anishinaabe Pictograph Sites In Ontario The Allure Of Little Missinaibi Lake: Running rapids, inhaling the energy of the waterfalls we portage around, observing moose and bear and the eagles watching over us, stopping to embrace  majestic white pines, … Continue reading

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Paddling Around Georgian Bay’s Philip Edward Island – Part Two

Previous Post: Paddling Around Philip Edward Island – Part One Day Three: From Big Rock Bay to Mill Lake (26 Km.) The first thing we did after our late get-up (7:45!) was climb back up to the top of Big … Continue reading

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A Paddler’s List Of Wabakimi’s Top Six

The Wabakimi Area – with Wabakimi Provincial Park’s 8,920 square kilometers (3,440 sq. mi) as its core – is one of Ontario’s more remote and vast paddling destinations. The network of lakes and rivers scratched by retreating glaciers some ten thousand years ago have made … Continue reading

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