Northern Ontario info

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Hektoglider, Aug 6, 2006.

  1. ZZR_Ron

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    I bought the cd at a local gas station, here in Dryden.
    You can reverse engineer them into a Garmin, using Oziexplorer, but I've never tried it.

    I'll send you some more contact info. I have to work days the 16th and 17th, but if you are here after 5, and need a place to crash, you can grab my camper if you like. There's even beer in there.

    We've been finding the same thing with the roads, they
    may show they connect, but quite often washed out, or intentionally removed by the MNR?

    We had a good time going around Marion Lake a few weeks ago, lots of cool water crossings, then realized we had BOTH forgotten our cameras. (Duh!)

    EDIT: BTW, remind me to call you some time when I'm up that way RedRyder...usually either riding a KLR650,
    buddy is on a KLX250 or DR650.
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  2. ZZR_Ron

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    We tried to ride into White otter Castle earlier this year, but got stuck in a bog.

    Might try again in a few weeks!

    Google Earth shows some kinda trail in, and it was there, but we tried too early in the year.

    Here's another little ride report, it includes a file you can load into your Garmin to get there, and is pretty interesting. I'm the dude with hair!

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=142159
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  3. Hektoglider

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    I was in W. O. last days off,the road is muddy and fishing was slow.I think you can ride to the castle,in early april,on ice!You must be going in from the north some how.
    Anyways, more ride photos.This is the last gas before the bridge.

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  4. Hektoglider

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    There was a lot of pipe here, so you know that means more new roads going in.

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  5. Hektoglider

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    I continued on.....the GPS helping me out,and the road was actually fairly smooth,I passed a grader earlier on.

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  6. Hektoglider

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    Then I arrived at Manitou Falls.It was still several miles to Ear Falls,but the long dirt passage was accomplished.

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    I lost my watch at overnite lake by the way,when I stopped for a swim.There is a good spot there for a tent camp,and it looked recently camped-at.I arrived in Ear Falls around 5;30 and had supper at the local "best place to eat"(can't recall the name but I asked a local and was told it was the place to go )

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  8. Hektoglider

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    Next year I may try to line up a ride during the Trout Forest Festival.It did not line up with my schedule this year.

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  9. Hektoglider

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    Still had daylight,so I headed southerly.

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    18% grade,I had not expected that on a paved road in Northern Ontario.

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  11. Hektoglider

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    I earned a good tent site for tonight,and Blue Lake was the place.It is always an honour to meet a world traveller.This young fellow was there,with a Toyota Land Cruiser.He was from Switzerland,and had been to Iceland,and now was going to Alaska,on a 2 year voyage.I had an interesting discussion with him.This is one of the things about riding,is to stop and talk to people along the way.

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  12. Hektoglider

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    His vehicle was modified,snorkle intake ,winch,etc.I liked the rooftop sleeping arrangement.(Animal proof)? safer.

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  13. Hektoglider

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    this is the door decal/website.

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  14. Hektoglider

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    I was riding for two and a half days,and covered around 1300km.I never kept track.After Blue Lake I tried the mine road.I crossed a bridge along the Backroad,this was near the ghosted out buildings I believe.

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    I had one spill,and never ran out of fuel.Some images captured along the way........

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  16. Hektoglider

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    Gooseneck Cliffs......

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  17. Hektoglider

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    This was an nice road, just south of 17.

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  18. Hektoglider

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    I road back one day early,bad clouds and a desire to be fishing.It was a good thing,because the rear wheel brgs where toast when I got back.
    I am looking forward to the next run.......

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  19. ZZR_Ron

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    I've had mine on it's side a few times too!

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    Is the Seine River Road what we call the Graham Road?
















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    Here's the only tough spot to get through on the Snake Bay Road. That's a half ton at the right top of the picture...

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  20. Hektoglider

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    No the Seine road is south of the Graham road opposite Hwy 17.East of Mille Lacs.I have never been on it .....
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