Category Archives: Wabakimi

Paddling The Ogoki Reservoir From Waboose Dam To South Summit Dam

Previous Post: Paddling The Ogoki Reservoir – From Moose Crossing To Waboose Dam Day 12: From Waboose Dam To South Summit Dam distance: 33 km time: 8.5 h ( a 9 to 5 ish day) portages/rapids: one – around South Summit … Continue reading

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Canoeing The Ogoki Reservoir – From “Moose Crossing” To The Waboose Dam

Previous Post: Canoeing The Ogoki Reservoir – From Eight Flume Falls To “Moose Crossing” Day 11: “Moose Crossing” To Waboose Dam distance: 23.5 km. time: 10 to 4 with an hour (union-mandated) for lunch portages/rapids: none, (well one with no gear!) … Continue reading

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Canoeing The Ogoki Reservoir: From Eight Flume Falls to “Moose Crossing”

Previous Post: Down The Ogoki From Whiteclay Lake to Two Mile Bay We spent 3 days on the Ogoki Reservoir, first paddling from Two Mile Bay to Eight Flume Falls and then the almost  50 km. to the east end … Continue reading

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Down The Ogoki – From Whiteclay Lake (NE Arm) To The Ogoki Reservoir (Two Mile Bay)

Previous Post:  Day 8 – From Ogoki Falls To Whiteclay Lake’s NE Arm This post – Day 9 summary: We went with the wind up the northeast arm of Whiteclay and then turned into it all the way down to … Continue reading

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A Two-Day Paddle Across the Ogoki’s Whitewater Lake

Related Post: The Ogoki River From Top To Bottom From The Headwaters To Whitewater L. We landed on Ogoki’s Whitewater Lake late in the afternoon of Day 5, having decided to give up on our attempt to bushwhack and paddle … Continue reading

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The Ogoki River From Top To Bottom

My brother (and longtime canoe partner) and I are heading back to northwestern Ontario’s Wabakimi area! The heart of this canoe trippers’ boreal dreamscape is Wabakimi Provincial Park, next to Polar Bear Park the largest in Ontario.  It sees a … 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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