Ishpatina winter trek 2012

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Photo: winter trek to Ishpatina

Dave and Kielyn Marrone's Lure of the North has been guiding self-propelled winter trips to Ishpatina Ridge since 2008. This March they departed from the Beauty Lake Road landing on the Montreal River and followed the canoe route with six people. The 60-kilometre took eight days. Temperatures ranged from -32 C to 6 C.

More photos are here.

               VIDEO:  2008 trek

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Above (left to right): Vanessa Rizzotto, Dave Marrone and Bryan Halls crossing Smoothwater Lake. Below: Dave Morrone taking a bath in a lake south of Apex Lake.

Photo: winter trek to Ishpatina
Photo: winter trek to Ishpatina

Above: Kielyn Marrone taking the quick route down a hill on a portage near Apex Lake. Below: Kielyn, Vanessa Rizzotto, Louis Rensonnet, Katie Halls,  and Bryan Halls during the uphill climb to Ishpatina's summit.

Photo: winter trek to Ishpatina
Posted Mar. 20, 2012

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