BWCA – Cummings Lake
During the late fall a good dry tent can be the only warmth you get in a day

BWCA – Cummings Lake

DATA Maps, Photos, Directions, and Notes. Length 2-4 Days Water Class Class A / Class 1 Distance 10-30KM Cool Features Fishing, short hops, Rapids on alternative routes BWCA- Crab Lake to Cummings Lake - Sept 27 2018We Took this trip in the fall time of 2018. It was our last chance to get out. Kyla and i have never been to the  BWCA side of the Quetico so we were intrigued to go.  We had only a few days to spare including the 4 hour drive from Thunder Bay, Ontario down to Ely, MN.Our friends at Boundary Water Outfitters hooked us up withe gear so we did not have to cross the border with much. It save a lot time and trouble for those international paddlers.  They geared us up at their shop and boated us across Burnt side lake to the entry of the park. They provided…

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Marmion Lake Circle Route
Me and Aurora watch the last of the sun after a long day paddle

Marmion Lake Circle Route

To Paddle: North through Lower Seine Lake P 65 m to Husband Lake Northeast through Husband Lake P 20 m into Letain East on Letain Lake P 500 m into Bradshaw Lake (old, overgrown, hard to follow!) Loop through Marmion Lake P 10 m across dam to Seine River diversion Finish at Lower Seine Difficulty ☆☆☆☆☆ 2/5 Small distances, few and easy portages makes this loop good for beginners. Distance: 60kmDistance can vary depending on wind and what route you take to navigate big lakes. Or what Access you start at.Length: 2-4 DaysThe route can be done in a weekend to the accustomed paddler. Features:  Dams, Clear water, Flooded lands.  The Route: North through Lower Seine Lake - Husband Lake - Letain -Bradshaw Lake -Marmion Lake - Seine River Diversion - Lower Seine Route This is a short Circle Loop I completed in 47 Hours. It can be done in Two Days but…

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Steel River Provincial Park
Paddling up the Steel Lake.

Steel River Provincial Park

Difficulty ☆☆☆☆☆ 3.5/5 With large long Lakes and Rapids this trip is not for beginners. Distance: 200kmDistance can vary depending on wind and what route you take to navigate big lakes. Or what Access you start at.Length: 6-9 DaysWe Accomplished the Loop in 7 days with 1 rest day, but had many 30km (19mi) days.  Recommend 8-9 Days to Enjoy.Features: Waterfall and Rapids, Clear River with Clams and Steelheads The Route: Santoy - Diablo- Cairngorm - Esker - Steel Lake - Burrow - Stewart - Savoie - Mckernan - Beath - Milotte - Punchard - Steel River - Santoy Day 1:  We chose to launch at Santoy lake, having to drive less, and having the most energy for Diablo's portage played in the role of decision making. We Launched around 10 am with a full boat. My Spouse Kyla, Aurora, Shutter, and Bear, (Our 3 husky mix) and…

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Quetico: Silver Falls Loop
Bryan and Auroa out for morning light catching fish.

Quetico: Silver Falls Loop

DATA Maps, Photos, Directions, and Notes. Length Water Class Class A / Class 1 Class 2 / Class 3 Distance Cool Features Waterfall, Standing Wave, Canadian Shield, rapids Route Route Information Coming Soon. Feel free to provide your own data if you went on this trip Directions: Coming SOon

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