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Friday, July 20, 2018

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Botanical Wonderland

Botanical Wonderland

Mon, July 16th to Fri, July 20th
Charles Burchill

Join Charles Burchill and Donna Kurt on a week long tour of the Mantario Wilderness.  Explore the forests and lakes through paddling and hiking.  Charles is a botanist and paddler with a long experience of leading trips to the Mantario Cabin.  You can get some idea of the flavour of the week from: http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~burchil/mantario/index.html 

 

Jul 16 2018 to Jul 20 2018
 
2 week canoe trip to Woodland Caribou park

2 week canoe trip to Woodland Caribou park

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Fri, July 20th to Fri, August 3rd

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ADVANCED

Join Jerry for a 2 week trip canoeing in Woodland Caribou park. Max of 6 paddlers.

It is a loop trip starting and ending at Johnson L (see map).

There are two main route options *(#1 and #2) with two suboptions (#2.1 and #2.2).

  • Decision between option #1 and #2  based on how trip is proceeding.
  • Decision between option #2.1 and #2.2  based on how trip is proceeding.

Should be about 4 layover days. SEE READ MORE for route info.

Email: raven981@mts.net

Option #1: Johnson to Page to Indian House to Gammon to Royd to Lightning to Indian House to Johnson

  • Total number of portages: 44 with a 975 m (twice) and a 1900 m. 
  • Advantage is mostly small system travel. Disadvantage is doing Indian House to Johnson leg twice and most # of portages.

Option #2.1: Johnson to Page to Indian House to Gammon to Roustol to Glenn to Telescope to Onnie to Johnson

  • Total number of portages: 34 with a 975 m and a 1900 m. 
  • Advantage is fewest # of portages. Disadvantage is big lake travel from Roustol to Telescope and revisiting a long section (Glenn to Johnson via Onnie & Douglas Creek) travelled in 2016.
 
Option #2.2: Johnson to Page to Indian House to Gammon to Roustol to Glenn to Telescope to Embryo to Johnson
  • Total number of portages: 34 with a 975 m and a 1900 m. 
  • Advantage is fewest # of portages. Disadvantage is big lake travel from Roustol to Telescope and revisiting a section Glenn to Telescope) travelled in 2016.

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Jul 20 2018 to Aug 3 2018