Tag: Day trip

  • Trip Report – Awacamenj Mino – Jan 2011

    Trip Report – Awacamenj Mino – Jan 2011

    This is actually 2 trips to the scout camp at Awacamenj Mino, one in early January to open the snowshoe/skiing trails and the other in late January for some camping and snowshoeing. Trip 1 – Breaking in the trails This was just a simple daytrip up to Awacamenj Mino to break in the trails for […]

  • Location – Petite-Nation River – whitewater canoe

    The Petite-Nation River is located in Qu├ębec, Canada, originating in the Laurentians and ending in the Ottawa (Outaouais) River. The river is approx 97km in length with the flow being controlled. The river has a series of falls and rapids including the falls just before Plaisance (chutes de Plaisance) near the Ottawa River which is […]

  • Trip Report – Feb 2016 – Adirondacks – Giant, Rocky

    Trip Report – Feb 2016 – Adirondacks – Giant, Rocky

    This was one of those very long daytrips, not so much due to the hike but because we had to drive 4 hours each way to get to and from the trailhead. It was also the first daytrip we were exclusively using crampons. We coordinated to meet with MAS at the trailhead who was coming […]

  • Trip Report – Raisin River Canoe Race 2015

    Trip Report – Raisin River Canoe Race 2015

    The Raisin River Canoe race is an annual event that takes place in high water (April). It spans 30km from St. Andrews to Williamstown and has a few rapids (which can be portaged) . It is a staggered start with the objective to be the fastest boat to complete the trip. Various categories are available […]

  • 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 […]