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Canoeing Georgian Bay’s French River Delta: Day 7 – From Pickerel Bay To Hartley Bay To Recollet Falls and Home

Previous Post: Day 6 – From N of Dead Island To Pickerel Bay  Day 7 – Pickerel Bay to Hartley Bay Marina To Recollet Falls and Home distance: 8.6 km time:  8:10 a.m. start –  9:30 a.m. finish portages/rapids: 0 … Continue reading

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Canoeing Georgian Bay’s French River Delta: Days 6 – To Pickerel Bay (The Elephants)

Previous Post: Day 5 – From CS 723 To Bass Creek to FR Park East Side  Day 6 – From CS 913 North of Dead Island to Pickerel Bay (CS633) distance: 18.2 km (and some hill scrambling) time: 8:30 a.m.; finish 2:20 p.m. … Continue reading

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Canoeing Georgian Bay’s French River Delta: Day 5 – To Bass Creek and the Park’s East Side

Previous Post: Day 4 – From West to East – Up, Down and Across the FR Delta Day 5 – To Bass Creek to French River Prov. Park East Side distance: 19.4 km (includes a side trip to Bass Lake and some hill … Continue reading

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Canoeing Georgian Bay’s French River Delta: Day 4 – From West to East – Up, Down and Across the French River Delta

Previous Post: Day 3 – Bustard Islands Camp To Eagle Nest Point  Day 4 – From West to East – Up, Down and Across the French River Delta distance: 18.2 km time:   8:35 a.m.; finish 4:15 p.m. portages/rapids:  3 + a few … Continue reading

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Canoeing Georgian Bay’s French River Delta:: Day 3 -The Bustards To Eagle Nest Point

Previous Post: Day 2 – From the Elbow  To The Bustard islands Day 3 – From The Bustards To Eagle Nest Point distance: 17.9 km time:   8:35 a.m.; finish 2:20 p.m. portages/rapids:  1  (75 m – Tanvat I.) weather: sunny and hot; some … Continue reading

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Canoeing Georgian Bay’s French River Delta: Day 2 – From The Elbow to The Bustards

Previous Post: Day 1 – Hartley Bay Marina to The Elbow Day 2 – From The Elbow To The Bustards distance: 13.7 km time:   9:00 a.m.; finish 2:25 p.m. portages/rapids:  1  P18 – 240m Dalles Rapids  weather: sunny and hot; some SW wind; … Continue reading

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Canoeing Georgian Bay’s French River Delta: Logistics, Maps, & Day 1

Related Post:   Kayaking The Georgian Bay Coast: Maps, Logistics + Days 1 and 2 – Chikanishing Creek To Solomon I. To Point Grondine Background: The French River Delta and the nearby off-shore islands of Georgian Bay are a part – the … Continue reading

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Kayaking The Georgian Bay Coast: Days 7 And 8 – Garland I. To Franklin I. To Snug Harbour

Previous Post: Days 5 & 6 – Byng Inlet To Hangdog I. To Garland I. (The Minks) Day 7 – Garland Island To Franklin Island When I crawled out of my tent into the awesome sunrise you see in the photo … Continue reading

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Kayaking The Georgian Bay Coast: Days 5 And 6 – Byng Inlet To Hangdog I. To Garland I. (The Minks)

Previous Post: Days 3 & 4 – From The Bustard islands To South of Byng Inlet; Our Day 4 campsite to the south of Byng Inlet was an interior one away from G’ Bay;  it faced east towards Marjory island … Continue reading

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Kayaking The Georgian Bay Coast: Day 3 And 4 – Point Grondine To The Bustards To South of Byng Inlet

Previous Post: Days 1 & 2 – Killarney (Chikanishing Creek) To Solomons island Day 3: Point Grondine To the Bustard Islands   weather: sunny with little wind distance: 22.5 km. campsite: east side of The Bustards By Day 3 we were getting … Continue reading

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