Temagami 2017 – An Instagram Trip Log

 

A 300-ish kilometre Temagami Canoe Trip

July 31 – August 17, 2017

 

DAY ONE: Sandy Inlet, Ferguson Bay – Sharp Rock Inlet, Lake Temagami

 

DAY TWO: Sharp Rock Inlet, Lake Temagami – Diamond Lake – Lain Lake – Pencil Lake – Wakimika Lake

 

DAY THREE: Wakimika Lake – Some Unnamed Pond – Another Lake With No Name – Sylvester Lake

 

DAY FOUR: Sylvester Lake – Hortense Lake – Dorothy Lake – Nasmith Creek – The “Worst Day Of My Life” Portage – Chapin Lake

 

DAY FIVE: Chapin Lake – Lake #13 – Lake #12 – Lake #11- Lake #10 – Livingston Lake – Beaver Lake

 

DAY SIX: Beaver Lake – Pinetorch Creek – Upper Pinetorch Lake – Pinetorch Creek, again – Pinetorch Lake – Pine Lake – Akick Lake – Bitty Lake – Tierney Lake* – Bowler Lake – Mudchannel Lake – Talking Falls, Yorston River

*unofficial name but will labelled as such on future maps if I grease the right palms

 

DAY SEVEN: Talking Falls, Didn’t Move, Did Laundry Instead

 

DAY EIGHT: Talking Falls – Yorston River – Mudchannel Lake – Yorston River – Bluesucker Lake And Temagami’s Finest Cobblers – Benner Lake – Rodd Lake – Pilgrim Lake

 

DAY NINE: Pilgrim Lake – Maggie Lake – Bill Lake – Samson Lake – Solace Lake

 

DAY TEN: Solace Lake – Einar Lake – Biscuit Lake – Broadbent Lake* – Carrying Bar Lake – Tooth Lake – Cavity Creek** – Melanson Lake – Regan Lake – Hamlow Lake – Little Scarecrow Lake – Woods Lake

*the namesake of the palms I must grease to get a lake named after me on future maps

**a bad joke referring to the small waterbody flowing from Tooth Lake

 

DAY 11: Woods Lake – Scarecrow Lake – Mihell Lake

 

DAY 12: Mihell Lake – McColluch Lake – A Small Pond – Another Small Pond – Apex Lake – Smoothwater Lake

 

DAY 13: Smoothwater Lake – Marina Lake – Whitepine Lake – Sunnywater Lake – A Pond – Junction Lake – An Incredibly Long 3,895m Portage Which I Will Never Do In The Opposite Direction – Gamble Lake

 

DAY 14: Gamble Lake – Chance Lake – North Lady Evelyn River – Rapid #2 (CI-II, ran) – Rapid #3 (CII, ran, great fun) – Rapid #4 (CII tech, portaged) – Rapid #5 (Camped)

 

DAY 15: Rapid #5 (CI, portaged, bony) – Rapid #6 (CI, portaged, large ledge) – Macpherson Lake – Rapid #7 (CII, ran) – Rapid #8 (CI tech, ran) – Rapid #9 (CI, ran) – Shangri La And The Storm Of The Century – Rapid #11 (CI-II, ran) – Rapid #12 (CI, ran) – Katherine/Divide Lake – Rapid #13 (CI tech, ran) – The Cabin At Cabin Falls

 

DAY 16: Cabin Falls – Bridal Veil Falls – Rapid #15 (CII-III, portaged) – Fat Man’s Falls – Rapid #16 (CI-II, ran) – Rapid #17 (CI, ran) – Rapid #18 (CI tech, ran, got a bit stuck) – Rapid #19 (CI tech, ran but also nonexistent or I lost count two years in a row) – Willow Island Lake – Klutz Lake, Crowley Lake and Cleary Pond* – Diamond Lake – Lady Evelyn Lake

*this is really just a series of small ponds broken up by extremely boggy portages where you’re guaranteed to sink waist-deep in muskeg and have no idea where you are but you might see a bald eagle like we did so that’s cool

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DAY 17: Lady Evelyn Lake – Diamond Lake – Bob Lake – Mud Lake – Chee-Skon Lake – Obabika Lake

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DAY 18: Obabika Lake – Obabika Inlet – Lake Temagami (A Wet Exit)

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