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MVFN Fall Colours Paddle on White Lake

For our annual fall colours paddle we will travel route #7 as described in our MVFN Lanark County Canoe & Kayak Journeys guide/map:

“West end White Lake is like northern lakes with rocky shores, beautiful island scenes, wetland coves and bays. Makes for interesting and peaceful meander along shores and around islands. Watch for unusual creek opening on north shore leading to falling brook. Interesting rock formations and wild flowers. Scan the skies for the bald eagle which nests in the region.”

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Trip Leader:  Cliff Bennett

Car Pooling: East Lanark meet at Union Hall for departure at 8:30 a.m.; West Lanark, meet at Hopetown, 9:15 a.m., OR, meet at the boat launch site at 9:30 a.m.

Bring: lunch, insect repellent, binoculars, camera, sun screen and water. You must also be equipped with proper flotation gear, bailing bucket, whistle, heaving line, etc.

Pre-registration: You must pre-register for this event. MVFN membership must be up-to-date. If you do not have your own canoe, we may be able to pair you up with a paddle partner. You may bring a friend or two, subject to approval of trip leader.

For pre-registration and further information, please contact Cliff Bennett at 613-798-6295 or

NOTE: In case of adverse weather this event will be cancelled. If unsure on the morning of the paddle, please call Cliff before 8:00 a.m.

Fall paddle. photo Brenda Boyd

Fall paddle. photo Brenda Boyd

 

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MVFN Spring Canoe /Kayak Trip

Spring Canoe /Kayak Trip

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Canoe White Lake West End # 7 on Guide

Car Pooling: East Lanark- Union Hall, for departure 8:45 am; West Lanark- Hopetown General Store for departure 9:15  am.

Guests Welcome

Bring: binoculars, lunch, bug juice, life jackets (mandatory)

If you have a canoe and need a partner, or don’t have a canoe and would like to partner, please call Cliff at 613-256-5013 or . In case of severe weather, this event will be postponed until Sunday June 10. If in doubt, call Cliff no later than 8:00 A.M.

For further information, call Cliff.

Please note:  You must register beforehand for this event.

 THERE IS A NEED FOR TRIP LEADERS FOR THIS AND FUTURE EVENTS.

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First MVFN Canoe/Kayak Trip of the Season 2008

First MVFN Canoe/Kayak Trip of the Season

West White Lake # 7 on our Canoe/Kayak Guide

Sunday, June 15

Meeting places for car pooling: East half of Lanark: Union Hall, corner County Rds. 9 and 16
for departure by 8:45 A.M. West Half of Lanark: Hopetown General Store, County Rd. 511
for departure 10:00 A.M.
Bring: lunch, bug juice, sun screen, binocs etc.  Please be sure your canoe/kayak has all of the regulation safety devices. 

If you need a partner for your canoe or you need to be partnered up with someone else, please call me at 613.256.5013 or email
Note: In case of bad weather, this event will be cancelled. If in doubt, call me before 8:15 A.M.

Cliff Bennett

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Canoe Journeys – # 7 White Lake West End

White Lake West End

#7 (Lanark Highlands)

How to Get There: North on Highway 511 almost to end of Lanark County.Watch for boat launch sign at White Lake Road. Go 1.4 km to a 3-way split.Take the left fork onto Walabec Road. 0.9 km and turn right onto Walabec Side Road.The boat launch is 0.2 km. on this road. Distance: From Hopetown 26 km.

Launch Site: Gravel beach. Park car at edge of lot to accommodate people with motorboat trailers.

The Paddle: West end White Lake is like northern lakes with rocky shores, beautiful island scenes, wetland coves and bays. Makes for interesting and peaceful meander along shores and around islands.

Watch For: Unusual creek opening on north shore leading to falling brook. Interesting rock formations and wild flowers. Scan the skies for the bald eagle which nests in the region.

Seasonal Information: Most beautiful fall colours. Good until freeze-up.

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