The last couple annual trips were easy, canoed one way, stayed on the campsite for two days and came back the same way.
2013 = challenge
Yes, approximately 70 km of paddling over four days. This is not a trip for the faint of heart.
Canoe Lake access point, on the dock and packing the canoe.
Canoe Lake Access point dock.
A beautiful, serene peaceful lake… McIntosh Lake
A 32 km hike over a three day period.
No problem for some people, but as a first backcountry trek? Many people may think this is crazy however if you like to prove people wrong this is the hike for you! Especially if you love a challenge.
The first day (about 12 km) and straight up a hill. This is no joke. The huffing and puffing began towards the break point, Maple Leaf Lake, about half way to our destination Maggie Lake. This is when you start to question why you decided to pick Maggie Lake as the first stop and not Maple Leaf Lake.
Maple Leaf Lake