ROUTE:  Manitoba by van - put-in at Sea River Falls on the Nelson River - Nelson River - up Echimamish River - Painted Stone Portage - Hayes River - Oxford Lake - up Semple River - Semple Lake - Bear Lake (re-outfit) - Bigstone River - Sipanigo River - up Fox River - Atkinson Lake - Kettle Lake - Kettle River - take-out at Gillam village - return to Lake Temagami by van

                                                                                                            Photo: Tim Nicholson      

Section at Ox Canyon Falls, Bigstone River (background). Left to right: Dave Freed (staff), Tim Ross, Matt Eaton, Andy Callahan, Willy Olmstead, Tim Nicholson (guide), Alex Kozlow, Owen Wiles, Ben Neel, Dylan Consla.

 

The section traveled on a number of historic native and Hudson's Bay Company trade routes used by both canoes and York boats. Portions of this route were used to reach inland posts from Hudson Bay, where ships arrived from England with supplies during the fur-trade era.

CONTRIBUTORS:

       Tim Nicholson

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