Tag: canoeing

  • Trip Report – 27 Jun to 1 Jul 2009 – Dumoine River

    Trip Report – 27 Jun to 1 Jul 2009 – Dumoine River

    Another first for me on this trip, canoe-camping and white water canoeing all wrapped in one! For this trip we were a fairly large group with 10 participants in 5 canoes (Marty B, Ben, Van) and decided to tackle the Dumoine River on a 5 day trip. Preparations Several meetings to plan, discussions around itinerary,…

  • Trip Report -18 Jul 2021- Petite-Nation River @28m3/s

    Trip Report -18 Jul 2021- Petite-Nation River @28m3/s

    After a few years of not running much whitewater (young kids, pandemic etc.) we found a date that works and headed out early for a daytrip on the Petite-Nation. In this case, we couldn’t find any other takers (or those that could had to drop out last minute) so we headed out each in our…

  • Trip Report – 28 Aug 2021 – Petite-Nation River @5.5m3/s

    Trip Report – 28 Aug 2021 – Petite-Nation River @5.5m3/s

    A 2nd trip this year down the Petite-Nation river (first one here). This time my dad (Bernard) came along who had not done any rapids since the Mattawa trip we did back in 2009! This was to take a bit of rust off and see where my dad would stand while planning out trip to…

  • Trip Report – 18 Sept 2021 – Petite-Nation @3.3m3/s

    Trip Report – 18 Sept 2021 – Petite-Nation @3.3m3/s

    Another trip down the Petite-Nation after our July and August trips. This trip down was late in the season (Sept 18 2021) so the water level was quite low (3.3m/s3), we weren’t sure the river was runnable. (Gibe, Burg, Seb, Jim) The first rapids were once again unrunnable due to a tree blocking the path…

  • Trip Report – July 2009 – Mattawa river canoe camping

    Trip Report – July 2009 – Mattawa river canoe camping

    After having finished my first canoe camping trip and discussing it with another friend, the Mattawa River came up. This is a historical Voyageur route between North Bay and Mattawa with only a few rapids and easily accessible. Every year, there is race on this river but we weren’t there to race! This was a…