Chatty write-up with photos, GPX file and numbers about the annual Chris-Martin fall canoe trip. Nine years and counting. This year we rambled through main street Algonquin Park on the hottest September weekend anyone has ever seen.
At a certain point, I thought Martin should really see the trees. This trip is probably the most popular route in all of Temagami. When I first got back into canoe tripping in my 30s it was the first trip I did. I went with a guide and spent a considerably longer time doing it. But when I mapped it out, it seemed eminently do-able in four days. It had been 15 years since I’d been there. Was I right about the distances? Would it still be the same?
The sixth annual fall canoe trip is… sigh… over. But what scenery. What a lot of rain! What great company and what wonderful partners we have to permit such dalliances and non-productive endeavours. Read about it here.
I’m a relatively recent convert to the use of Jeff’s maps of Algonquin and Killarney Provincial Parks. I used them to map my recent trip through Algonquin Park and was able to produce much more accurate routes and waypoints than…