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Canoeing The French River From Top To Bottom: Days 6 & 7 – To Pickerel Bay and Down Fox Creek to Georgian Bay

Last revised: July 17, 2022. Previous Post: Day 5 – From E of Cross I.  to Below Recollet Falls (CS522) Day 6 – The Lower French From CS 601 To Pickerel Bay (CS 634) Distance: 12 km Time: 9:00 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Canoeing The French River From Top To Bottom: Day 3 – From Canoe Pass To Below The Portage Channel Dam

Last revised: October 12, 2022. Previous Post: Day 2 – Lafleche Point to South of Canoe Pass Day 3 – From Canoe Pass to Below Portage Channel Dam distance: 27 km time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. portages/rapids: 2/0: ~570 m (FoFRPP says … Continue reading

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Canoeing The French River From Top To Bottom: Day 2 – From Lafleche Point to Canoe Pass

Previous Post: Day 1 – From Sucker Creek Landing To Lafleche Point Day 2 – From Lafleche Point to Canoe Pass distance: 25 km time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. portages/rapids: 0/0: another nice easy paddling day! weather: sunny most of the … Continue reading

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From Lake Nipigon’s Echo Rock To Waweig Lake

Last revised on September 5, 2022. Table of Contents: Previous Post: Canoeing Lake Nipigon From Windigo Bay To Echo Rock Day 10 Map and Essential Details Looking For the Echo Rock Pictographs The Vertical Majesty of Undercliff Mountain The Graffiti on … Continue reading

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Down The Pikitigushi River From Cliff Lake To Lake Nipigon – Days 2 & 3

Previous Post: Down The Pikitigushi River From Cliff Lake To Lake Nipigon – Logistics, Maps and Day 1 – Cliff Lake Day 2 – From Cliff Lake to Ratte Lake distance: 10.5 km time: 9 a.m to 4 p.m.; checked out the pictograph … Continue reading

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Down The Pikitigushi From Cliff Lake To Lake Nipigon: Logistics. Maps and Day 1 – Cliff Lake

Related Posts: Canoeing From The Pikitigushi’s Cliff Lake to Echo Rock on Lake Nipigon … a summary of our trip with lots of pix It was back in 2013 that my brother Max and I first paddled into Cliff Lake.  It was … Continue reading

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Canoeing From The Pikitigushi’s Cliff Lake to Echo Rock on Lake Nipigon

Here are a few of the images we paddled into on our twelve-day exploration of the Pikitigushi River system from Cliff Lake down to Windigo Bay in Lake Nipigon,  followed by our island-hopping route down to Echo Rock, and our … Continue reading

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

Last update: May 15, 2022. 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 … 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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