Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Canoe Trip Day 4 (Aug. 26/10)

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From Larry's itinerary for the day:

Thursday after breakfast we break camp, and start our last leg of the trip . Once we arrive at the takeout we'll have to go and get the van which we left on the Granite River Road. It's about 32km round trip and will take over an hour to complete.

Once everything is packed, we head for home [via a stop at the Stanley Tavern for healthy salads and orange juice].
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I slept outside on my tarp that night.






Monday, August 30, 2010

Canoe Trip Day 3 (Aug. 25/10)

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From Larry's itinerary for the day:

Wednesday After breakfast we paddle east into Curran Bay and our next portage which will take us into Wanelto Lake.

Wanelto is a small Lake. We are now paddling up the Maligne River and soon will have to portage around Northern Lights Lake Falls.

From the Falls we will make our way east to a campsite near Moose Island.

















Sunday, August 29, 2010

Canoe Trip Day 2 (Aug. 24/10)

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From Larry's itinerary for the day:

Tuesday After breakfast, we pack up and continue downstream, through the Devil's Elbow, and across Maraboeuf Lake.

At Horsetail Rapids we may have to line our canoes, or make a short portage, depending on water levels.

At Saganaga Falls we have a small lift-over, then we paddle across Red Sucker Bay to our next camp site.















Saturday, August 28, 2010

Canoe Trip Day 1 (Aug. 23 /10)

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From Larry's itinerary for the day:

We will drop the shuttle vehicle off at the public access on the south side of Northern Lights Lake, then drive on to our put in near Granite Lake.

From Granite Lake, we will paddle about 8km to our first campsite, on an island in Gneiss Lake. Along the way we have one or two short portages and some swift water to negotiate.