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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

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 11:40 p.m. Portages/rapids: 0/1:  Second … 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

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 600m), around the channel cut, … 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

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 Echo Rock Heading For Wabinosh Bay … 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

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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