Tag: Gibe

  • Trip Report – 20-23 Aug 2010 – Coulonge River

    Trip Report – 20-23 Aug 2010 – Coulonge River

    This was my first (and only as of 2022) trip down the Coulonge river. The Coulonge, Noire and Dumoine are tributaries of the Ottawa river, in the same area and good for whitewater oriented trips. For this trip we had 12 participants: Burg, Gibe, Wissell, Sylvain, Val, Master Trooper (Dan), Dan’s father, Julien, Marty B, […]

  • Trip Report – 21-22 May 2022 -Rivière du Sourd

    (In progress) Trip down the Rivière du Sourd in the Réserve Faunique Papineau-Labelle (north of Ottawa on the Québec side) May 21st and 22nd 2022. We ran this river a couple times before in early spring when there is enough water, not sure how the conditions are later in the season. Unfortunately I was not […]

  • Trip Report – 9 to 13 Jul 2010 – Dumoine River

    Trip Report – 9 to 13 Jul 2010 – Dumoine River

    Another wonderful trip down the Dumoine river, with a bit of a more experienced group with most of us having done the river the year prior. For this trip we were 8 participants (Sunshine, Burger, Gibe, Val, Seb, Sylvain, Wissell with Eric L. joining us) in 4 canoes and wanted to see just how far […]

  • 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 – 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 (Wissell, Marty B, Sylvain, Seb, Burger, Val, Ben, Van, Gibe and Sunshine) and decided to tackle the Dumoine River on a 5 day trip. […]

  • 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 […]