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Robert Bell’s Lady Dufferin Lake: It’s Not Where The Map Says It Is!

Related Post: Temagami’s Lady Evelyn of the Lake – Who Was She? I’ve paddled up the east branch of the Montreal River to its headwater lake, Smoothwater,  a couple of times. Before you get to it, you go through another … Continue reading

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Temagami’s Lady Evelyn of the Lake – Who Was She?

Related Post: Robert Bell’s Lady Dufferin Lake: It’s Not Where You Think! Lady Evelyn – such a genteel name!  How did it end up as the name of a lake in the Temagami area of northern Ontario?  Who was she … Continue reading

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Bushwhacking the Ogoki Headwaters: Days 3, 4, and 5

Previous Post: Paddling The Ogoki Headwaters – Days 1 and 2 Day Three: When You’ve Got Two Bad Choices! distance: 2.5 km total, about 510 m of boreal bushwhacking time: 8 h portages/rapids: an all-day extravaganza, read on! weather: hot, very hot … Continue reading

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Bushwhacking The Ogoki Headwaters: Days 1 and 2

Previous Post: The Ogoki From Top To Bottom: Intro and Basic Route The Ogoki River is a major tributary of the Albany River, one of Canada’s most important water highways during the fur trade era. In the early 1940s, the … Continue reading

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Paddling Down The Little Jackfish River To Lake Nipigon

Previous Post: Paddling The Ogoki Reservoir From Waboose Dam To South Summit Control Dam ———————— Table of Contents: The Little Jackfish River: Upper and Lower The Little Jackfish Before the early 1940s Waboose Dam The Little Jackfish River maps with … Continue reading

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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 the usual one hour for lunch portages/rapids: none. weather: a bit of rain … 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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