Category Archives: Wabakimi

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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Wabakimi Canoe Trip- From Flindt Landing: Days 3 and 4 – The Flindt and Ogoki Rivers

Previous Post: Days 1 and 2 – From Flindt Landing Down the Flindt River Day Three: Flindt River to Wabakimi Lake distance: 20 km.  This day was one of those when we decided to put in some kilometers on the … Continue reading

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Wabakimi Canoe Trip- From Flindt Landing To Collins Via The Flindt,: Days 1 & 2 – Flindt River

Previous Post:  Wabakimi Canoe Trip – From Flindt landing To Collins – Intro, Logistics, Maps Day One: Flindt Landing To Flet Lake distance: 25 km.  We started a bit late on our first day out, still tired from that 27-hour … Continue reading

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Wabakimi Canoe Trip- From Flindt Landing To Collins Via The Flindt, Ogoki, Palisade, Grayson, and Boiling Sand Rivers – Intro, Logistics, Maps

Related Posts: Smoke Over Wabakimi – Canoeing In A Season Of Fires The Ogoki Lodge And The Beckwith Cabins: “All Thing Must Pass” If you really want to get away from the crowds, then Wabakimi Provincial Park in NW Ontario … Continue reading

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Canoeing Lake Nipigon From Windigo Bay To Echo Rock

Previous Post: Canoeing The Pikitigushi From The Bear Camp To Windigo Bay Why go paddling on Lake Nipigon? This post will focus on the time we spent island-hopping the northwest corner of Lake Nipigon.  The reason for doing this was so we … Continue reading

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From Lake Nipigon’s Echo Rock To Waweig Lake

Previous Post: Canoeing Lake Nipigon From Windigo Bay To Echo Rock Day 10 – Echo Rock to the H B C Post (Nipigon House) distance: 7 km (include backtracking) actually moved forward about 3.3 km time: 9:15 a.m to 11:25 a.m. portages/rapids/liftover-line: 0/0/0 weather: overcast; … Continue reading

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WWII POW Camps in the Armstrong Station Area – The Real Story!

Previous Post: From Lake Nipigon’s Echo Rock To Waweig Lake At the start of this year’s only canoe trip, before turning in to the Mattice Lake Outfitters lodge off Highway 527,  we kept on driving to Armstrong Station to gas up so … Continue reading

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