Lake Superior Coastal Canoe: Day 5 & 6 - Paddle While the Sun Shines
Back to Days 1&2 Back to Days 3&4 Day 5 A day behind schedule, we awoke before dawn to the sound of silence; the wind had finally subsided. The morning air was damp and cool, and a faint breeze carried with it a waft of oceanic-esque scents. As the sun slowly crept over the horizon, we swiftly tore down camp, all too eager to get on the water and put some meaningful distance behind us. Our planned destination for the day was Cascade Falls. I had been captivated by this spo
Lake Superior Coastal Canoe: Day 3 & 4 - Windbound
Back to Days 1&2 Day 3 We awoke to the sounds of rustling leaves and bending branches. A cool, stiff breeze had blown in overnight and we became increasingly discouraged with the prospect of a productive early rise and launch. After encountering less than ideal conditions the previous two days, we were beginning to think Gitchi-Gami was doing everything in her power to stymie our southerly progress. Clambering out of the tent, I swiftly traversed the coast in hopes of catchin
Lake Superior Coastal Canoe: Day 1 & 2 - The Departure
Join us for a 10 day canoe expedition along the rugged Northern Lake Superior Coast.
Lake Superior Park: Anjigami Adventure
Back in May 2016, Leah and I paddled an unknown and ill-advised route in Lake Superior Provincial Park, connecting Gamitagama and Mijinemungshing Lakes via the Anjigami River. There isn't an official route connecting the lakes. Read along and be sure to check out the trip report video to see how we fared! Video Trip Report The first few days of our trip were bliss! Departing late afternoon on the Friday from Mijinemungshing Lake, we paddled a few kilometers before we found a