"Etches is roughly SW of Jaws & Crab islands. It's the outermost island in that general area. The UTM coordinates (1000m Zone 17, NAD 27) are 702907.
On my PEI map from Chrismar, North East Hawk is that largest of the Hawk islands and the…"
"Marc, glad to hear you had such a successful trip.
Have not yet done my annual GB trek, and may not this year (off to The Galapagos instead.)
Where is Etches?
Just to orient my other question, when you say North East Hawk, I believe that is ne of…"
"Just got back tonight from another great trip to Georgian Bay. This time, we spent 3-days & 3-nights, came back a early due to rain & storms forecasted on the last day. This time, we camped on Etches, North East Hawk and West Fox islands.…"
"Brand is only one factor in buying a kayak, there are many others you need to consider, including trying it out before buying, to make sure you feel comfortable in it.
If you don't know where to start, try this Kayak Wizard to narrow down your…"
Great looking kayak! I'm curious, did you realize the straps on your front hatch were loose when you the picture was taken?
It's a good think you didn't roll your kayak, I imagine the front compartment would have filled-up…"
"You're absolutely right, I probably over-plan my trips sometimes...for a number of reasons: I enjoy planning for a trip, it's part of the adventure; I'd rather see the best spots instead of missing them; I'm somewhat of a planner…"
"Not sure if you're intent is to paddle in the French River area of Georgian Bay or if you're open to suggestions elsewhere in the Bay. I've done one trip to the Philip Edwards Island area and another to the Mink & McCoy Islands.…"
"It sounds like you may over-plan your trips. We just get in the kayak and go... and we always end up somewhere beautiful.
Over several trips we have camped on the Hawk and the Fox islands (as well as at Big Rock Portage and several other places on…"
Here's an inspiring adventure that just got underway today: a 19 year-old paddling 440 miles solo over 3 weeks without any support in an attempt to raise $7500 for cancer research.Here is what his trip looks like on mapTo see the web page describing his challenge, see…See More