Paddling & hiking Ontario"s southern shield country by Kas Stone

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Published by Boston Mills Press in Erin, Ont .

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

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Other titlesPaddling and hiking Ontario"s southern shield country
StatementKas Stone.
LC ClassificationsGV199.44 C22 O587 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3461490M
ISBN 10155046437X
LC Control Number2005415827

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This book contains a collection of 22 excursions that combine hiking and paddling to explore trails and waterways throughout southern Ontario's Canadian Shield landscape. It is a practical guide which includes detailed maps and instructions for the excursion routes/5(4).

The single-day excursions in this book explore the southern part of Ontario's rugged shield country. Combining hiking and paddling in equal measure, these wilderness trips are designed to return to their starting points so that no car shuttling is required.

The paddling is entirely flatwater, with only an occasional gentle current to navigate. The single-day excursions in this book explore the southern part of Ontario's rugged shield country. Combining hiking and paddling in equal measure, these wilderness trips are designed to return to their starting points so that no car shuttling is required.

The paddling is entirely fla*****er, with only an occasional gentle current to : $ ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm: Other Titles.

Explore the southern part of Ontario's rugged shield country by boat and on foot. Each of these 22 wilderness day trips combines flatwater paddling and moderate hiking in equal measure. Each route includes a detailed map and instructions as well as colour ry: Guidebooks. With nearly km of waterways navigable by canoe or kayak, the Thames River is a great paddling adventure through the heart of Ontario's Southwest.

Check out these paddling routes along the major branches of the river along with route maps to guide you along your discovery of the Thames. Paddling & Hiking Ontario’s Southern Shield Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin ().

Chapter 5. Petroglyphs Eels Creek and the Petroglyphs. Eels Creek. Hwy 28 to Stony Lake. Guide. ALLAN: Link to Petroglyphs PP. Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Paddling & Hiking Ontario’s Southern Shield Country.

Boston Mills Press, Erin (). Chapter 9. Grundy Weekend Wilderness Adventures in Southern Ontario, Boston Mills Press, Erin (). Also Callan, Kevin. Top 50 Canoe Routes of Ontario. Firefly Books, Richmond Hill and Buffalo (). Title at source: Noganosh Lake.

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"It was an amazing site with a ravine right in front, a tree falling right through the lake and forming a bridge inside the were ducks, loons and bluejays all over the park tempting you to go fishing." "In the 6 hours we paddled the marvelous nature from the water side to marvel and experience with many great explanations and interesting historical stories to the places of Max.".

Sponsored by. Ontario may be best known for its canoe routes, but that doesn't mean its trails should be overlooked by hikers. Sure, its highest mountain is only metres, paling in comparison to peaks found in Yukon, B.C.

and Alberta—but Ontario boasts some. Frontenac offers site-specific, year-round backcountry camping. Located on the Frontenac Arch, the park offers visitors rocky northern landscape within southern Ontario. Campsites are located in clusters on lakes in the park’s interior and must be accessed by hiking or paddling.

Each campsite has its own tent pad, fire ring, bench and picnic. Named after our favourite Canadian kids’ TV show in the 90’s: Fred Penner’s Pl ace, this cheery and vibrant wilderness retreat is located in South Frontenac, Ontario, on the southern edge of the Canadian Shield.

The cabin overlooks a small paddling lake that offers expansive east-facing views. With literally thousands of miles of waterways that are navigable by canoe and kayak, Southern Ontario has something to offer paddlers of all skill levels.

Whether you’re looking for the thrill of Class IV or V rapids or a leisurely afternoon on a placid flat-water lake or river Southern Ontario is the place to come. Visit our destinations page for specific regional canoe routes, tourist.

Sonya Richmond and Sean Morton cannot make their cross-country migration with the speed or ease of their beloved birds, but the pair has brought at least as much enthusiasm and determination to an epic four-year, 24,kilometre hike along the Great Trail.

Many canoeists associate true wilderness paddling with the Canadian Shield — a great slab of ancient rock more obvious in northern parks such as.

However, great paddling can be found throughout the region, from French River to North Bay to Trenton and beyond. In the latest edition of our Cottage Country Ontario Mapbook, you will find detailed lake and river paddling routes, complete with put-ins, take-outs, difficulty and more.

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Kas Stone is the author of Paddling and Hiking Ontario's Southern Shield Country. A seasoned paddler and hiker, as well as a mapmaker and photographer, she writes guidebooks and articles about wilderness destinations.

She lives near Toronto. Customers who Reviews: 8. Hiking packages at Canadian Shield Adventures include accommodations, maps, meals and transportation to and from some of the many trails that this area has to offer. Birdwatchers take notice.

This package is less rugged than the biking or kayaking trips and is perfect for those wanting to experience The Shield while still enjoying the comforts. Lower Segment - Carthage to Lake Ontario (31 miles) - Access to this part of the river can be found at Adirondack River Outfitters.

The section of the river between Watertown and Dexter offer some of the most exciting waters in the area. This is the only location in New York State where you can find Class IV+ rapids for the entire paddling season. Hiking & Backpacking.

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This was not Shoalts’s first hare-­brained adventure. In his account of the journey, Beyond the Trees, he writes of childhood summers spent camping for months on end, paddling through Ontario’s Shield country, running rapids, crossing gusty lakes, and building his continued paddling as he grew older, taking on increasingly remote, well-publicized, and, at times, controversial.

With o inter-connected freshwater lakes, nature and outdoor enthusiasts will never run out of things to do - or places to go in Ontario's Sunset Country. Canoe and kayak trips are the number one attraction but Sunset Country also offers spectacular hiking trails for those who want to explore the rugged Canadian Shield.

You can also visit us and go wildlife viewing - see moose. Paddling in Southwest Ontario Paddle 15 – 20 minutes over to Peche Island from the pop-up offices of Windsor Adventure Company.

You can rent a kayak or join a guided paddle and explore the marsh, parts of which are within sight of the Detroit skyline.

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Northern Ontario’s parks are just waiting for you to discover them. From vast boreal forests to the rugged Canadian shield and the coast of Lake Superior, you’ll find some of the greatest vistas the province has to offer.

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$ $ 24 Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). What Ontario lacks in ocean, it makes up for in bountiful lakes and rivers. Nestled among forests, parks, and fields, these waterways offer the perfect setting to combine two ways to explore boundless nature: canoeing and camping.

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Choose a funky lakeside cabin, upscale dockside retreat, or vintage inn, then grab a craft brew and pull up a lounger. Every type of canoeing and kayaking opportunity is represented: quietwater, whitewater, intimate streams and wide, powerful rivers.

Intended for novice, intermediate and advanced paddlers alike, this book is especially for those who love nature and scenic beauty and wish to see it preserved.

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