Trip Reports

Algonquin Trip 2017

Algonquin Week Long Trip Report 2017

IMG 0703Four club members did a relaxed eight day trip in July to Algonquin Park.  Starting from Canoe Lake we camped on Tom Thompson Lake, Burnt Island Lake and Otter Slide Lake.  Xuan, with his detailed notes, was able to find us excellent campsites on each lake.  The weather was changeable but not as wet as Ottawa.  Also the wind was never a problem while we were travelling.  There were black flies, mosquitoes and some deer flies at most campsites though they usually were not too bad during the day.  We saw two moose while on the water, two moose back of one campsite and two moose along the road for a total of 6! Click below to look at more photos of the trip. 















Studying map at Tom Thompson Lake.

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Supper first night. 

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Exploring Tom Thompson Lake. 

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Exploring Tom Thompson Lake. 

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Relaxing at Tom Thompson.

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Waiting for breakfast.

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Admiring Burnt Island Lake in full bug regalia.

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Sunset on Burnt Island Lake.

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The ultimate fire pit with a large boulder for a backdrop on Burnt Island Lake.

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Two moose out back of campsite at Burnt Island Lake. 

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It was nice to have a tarp on Otter Slide Lake on a damp day.

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Appetizers before supper.

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Tuna Lemon Zest pasta for supper. 

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Notice the nice benches at the Otter Slide Lake campsite.

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Working on supper.

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Gathering wood from a large blow down area.

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Filtering water.

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Breakfast the last day at a campsite on Burnt Island Lake.

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Expert knife work at lunch.

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Getting ready to launch the canoe.

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Tom Thompson Memorial on Canoe Lake

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