Hudson Bay

Clarke River and Thelon River, to Beverly Lake. Online, Journal.
Source: Blazing Paddles library.
Authors: Rolf and Debra Kraiker.
Route description (1994 trip): Tundra-tire plane from Yellowknife, Clarke River, Thelon River, … , bay at west end of Beverly Lake, float plane to Yellowknife.
http://www.blazingpaddles.ca/trip_repor ... /index.htm

Clarke River and Thelon River, to Beverly Lake. Online, Journal.
Source: Blazing Paddles library.
Authors: Rolf and Debra Kraiker.
Route description (2001 trip): Float plane from Yellowknife to last lake on Clarke River, Thelon River, … , west end of Beverly Lake, float plane to Yellowknife.
http://www.blazingpaddles.ca/trip_repor ... 1/more.htm

Clarke River and Thelon River, to Beverly Lake. Online, Journal.
Author: rkgroff.
From a lake on the Clarke almost to Beverly Lake.
Route description: Drive to Lynn Lake, Transwest to a lake on the Clarke. Clarke River to Thelon River, up Hanbury River and hike to Helen’s Falls, Warden’s Grove, The Gap, Grassy Island, Waterfall Glade, Hornby cabin, pingo, Lookout Point, Ursus Islands, cabin, Thelon Bluffs, hike to Beverly Lake.
Report:
http://rkgroff.tripod.com/riverweb/tlog.htm
Map and photos:
http://rkgroff.tripod.com/riverweb/map.htm
Campsites and notes:
http://rkgroff.tripod.com/riverweb/notes.htm

Dubawnt River. Notes.
Luste, George. A Memory of the North. The Beaver, Summer 1971, pp 48-52. Photos with text.

Dubawnt River. Features.
Ed note: Toporama gives the source of the Dubawnt River as ~11 km south of Abitau Lake and ~13 km west of Carleton Lake; the coordinates are given as follows:
Latitude/Longitude: Degrees, Minutes, Seconds: 60° 18' 58" N 107° 11' 35" W
Decimal Degrees: 60.316° N 107.193° W
UTM Coordinates: 13V 378851 6688646
Topographic Map Sheet Number: 075B06
The elevation is a little under 500 m.
Features above Wholdaia Lake (elevation a little above 360 m):
Ivanhoe Lake, Odin Lake, Labyrinth Lake, Lac Brûlé, Sandy Lake, Mountain Lake, Smalltree Lake and Anaunethad Lake.
I know however of no documentation of the route above Wholdaia. Parties have started instead at Wholdaia, Flett, Selwyn , ... , or downstream from Wholdaia.
Features below Wholdaia Lake:
Hinde Lake?, Boyd Lake, Barlow Lake, Carey Lake, Markham Lake, Nicholson Lake, Snow River confluence, Dubawnt Lake, Outlet Bay, canyon, Grant Lake, Chamberlin River confluence, Canoe Point, Uksuriajuaq Rapids, Wharton Lake, Marjorie Lake, Thelon River (below Beverly Lake).

Dubawnt River. Journal.
Source: Grinnell, George James. A Death on the Barrens; a true story. Northern Books, Toronto (1996). A new edition (same title) has been published by Heron Dance Press (2006).

Dubawnt River and Thelon River. Boyd Lake to Baker Lake. Online, Journal.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Northwest Territories Forum.
Author: Frank Sinatra.
Route description: Lynn Lake by road, TransWest to Boyd Lake (via Kasba Lake), Dubawnt River, Barlow Lake, Carey Lake, Markham Lake, Nicholson Lake, Dubawnt Lake, Outlet Bay, Dubawnt Canyon, Grant Lake, Canoe Point, Wharton Lake, Marjorie Lake, Thelon River, Aberdeen Lake, Qamanaarjuk Lake, Schultz Lake, Aleksektok Rapids, Baker Lake.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... =13&t=6471

Dubawnt River and Kazan River. Selwyn Lake to Baker Lake. Online, Journal.
Author: Bill Layman.
Route description: Selwyn Lake, Flett Lake, Wholdaia Lake, Boyd Lake, Barlow Lake, Carey Lake, Big Rocky Lake(?), Kamilukuak Lake, height-of-land portage to Nowleye Lake, Angikuni Lake, Yathkyed Lake, Forde Lake, Thirty-Mile Lake, Baker Lake.
http://www.out-there.com/BL.htm

Dubawnt River and Thelon River. Selwyn Lake to Baker Lake. Online, Journal.
Author: Bill Layman.
Route description: Selwyn Lake, Flett Lake, Wholdaia Lake, Barlow Lake, Carey Lake, Markham Lake, Nicholson Lake, Dubawnt Lake, Wharton Lake, Marjorie Lake, Thelon River, Aberdeen Lake, Schultz Lake, Baker Lake (town).
http://www.out-there.com/billtrip.htm

Dubawnt River and Thelon River. Selwyn Lake to Baker Lake. Online, Journal, Photos.
Ed note: Part two (of four) of trip from Wollaston Lake to Chantrey Inlet via the Fond du Lac, Chipman, Dubawnt, Thelon, Meadowbank and Back Rivers.
Source: Borealis Paddling Expedition 2005.
Route description: Wollaston Lake; Selwyn Lake, Flett Lake, Wholdaia Lake, Dubawnt River, Boyd Lake, Barlow Lake, Carey Lake, Markham Lake, Nicholson Lake, Dubawnt Lake, Outlet Bay, Dubawnt Canyon, Grant Lake, Canoe Point, Wharton Lake, Marjorie Lake, Thelon River; Meadowbank River, Back River, Chantrey Inlet.
http://www.borealispaddlingexpedition.com/z2005.html
Route:
http://www.borealispaddlingexpedition.c ... route.html
Photos and trip updates:
http://www.borealispaddlingexpedition.c ... dates.html

Elk River. Features.
Vermette Lake, Elk River, Rennie Lake, Damant Lake, Granite Falls, Thelon River junction.

Elk River and Thelon River. Damant Lake to Aberdeen Lake. Journal.
Route description: Float plane from Lynn Lake (refuel at Nueltin Lake) to Damant Lake, Elk River feature, Thelon River features, west end of Aberdeen Lake, float plane to Baker Lake.
Klein, Clayton, with Darrell Klein. Cold Summer Wind. Wilderness Adventure Books, Lansing (1985).

Elk River and Thelon River. Vermette Lake to Eyeberry Lake. Online, Journal.
Author: idylwyld.
Route description: Vermette Lake, Elk River features, Thelon River junction, Mary Frances River confluence; exit just before Eyeberry Lake.
http://northernwaterways.com/site/thelon/index.html ; DVD available.
From
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 12&t=16936

Elk River and Thelon River. Vermette Lake to Warden's Grove. Online, Photos.
Author: Nestor Lewyckyj.
Route description: Vermette Lake, Elk River features, Thelon River features, Warden's Grove.
http://lewyckyj.com/Nestor%20Rostyslaw% ... _river.htm

Hanbury River. Notes.
Source: McCreadie, Mary. Canoeing Canada’s Northwest Territories: A Paddler’s Guide. Canadian Recreational Canoeing Association, Merrickville (1995).

Radford River and Thelon River. Radford Lake to Beverly Lake. Online, Journal, Photos.
Author: Shipp Webb.
Route description: Float plane to Radford Lake. Radford River through Street Lake to Hanbury River (below Helen Falls), Thelon River. Pickup just upstream from Beverly Lake.
http://shippw.homestead.com/Thelon1.html
Commentary at Canadian Canoe Routes, Northwest Territories Forum:
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... =12&t=3308

Snowbird Lake to Kasba Lake and Little Partridge River. Offline, Journal.
ALLAN: Post also in NU and MB.
Ed note: Segment of trip from Snowbird Lake to Brochet.
Klein, Clayton. Cold Summer Wind. Wilderness Adventure Books, Lansing (1985).
Route description: Snowbird Lake, uncertain route, Kasba Lake, Roosevelt Lake?, Little Partridge River, MB border, Thlewiaza River, Cochrane River, Brochet.

Thelon River. Information.
Canadian Heritage Rivers System.
http://www.chrs.ca/Rivers/Thelon/Thelon_e.htm
Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thelon_River
Thelon Game Sanctuary.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thelon_Wildlife_Sanctuary
Common access points: Whitefish Lake, Lynx Lake, Elk River, Jim Lake, Mary Frances Lake, Eyeberry Lake, lakes on the Hanbury River, Radford River (via Hanbury River), Clarke River, Warden's Grove, Dubawnt River.
See also entries filed under Clarke River, Dubawnt River, Elk River and Radford River.
Thelon articles published in Nastawgan (WCA journal).
http://wildernesscanoe.ca/NastIndx.php?category=nastrip
Christian, Edgar. Death in the Barren Ground. Edited by George Whalley. Oberon Press, Ottawa (1980). Includes telling letters consciously omitted from earlier versions.
Hoare, W H B. Journal of a Barrenlander. MOM Printing, Ottawa (1990).
Klein, Clayton. Cold Summer Wind. Wilderness Adventure Books, Lansing (1985).
McCreadie, Mary. Canoeing Canada’s Northwest Territories: A Paddler’s Guide. Canadian Recreational Canoeing Association, Merrickville (1995).
Norment, Chris. In the North of Our Lives. Down East Books, Camden (1989).
Pelly, David F. Thelon: A River Sanctuary. Canadian Recreational Canoeing Association, Merrickville (1996).
Powell-Williams, Clive. Cold Burial: A True Story of Endurance and Disaster. St Martins Press, New York (2002). Reviewed by Michael Peake in Che-Mun, Outfit 111, Winter 2003, page 8. http://www.ottertooth.com/che-mun/111/111-1.htm
Rossbach, George B. By Canoe Down the Thelon River. The Beaver, Autumn 1966, pp 4-13. Float plane from Yellowknife to the Hanbury-Thelon junction, continuation to Baker Lake. Thanks to Clayton Klein, Cold Summer Wind.

Thelon River. Features.
Whitefish Lake, Lynx Lake, Thelon River, Muskox (Thelon) Falls, Elk River confluence, Jim Lake outlet, High Island, Mary Frances River confluence, Eyeberry Lake, Bear Creek confluence, Thelon Canyon, Clarke River confluence, Hanbury River confluence, Warden’s Grove, The Gap, Grassy Island, Thelon Oasis, Hornby Point, Muskox Hill (a pingo located 2 km east of the position on the topo), Lookout Point and Finnie River confluence, Ursus Islands, Kigarvi River confluence, water survey cabin, Thelon Bluffs, Hoare Point, Beverly Lake, Aberdeen Lake, Qamanaarjuk Lake, Schultz Lake, Aleksektok Rapids, Baker Lake and settlement.
The continuation to Chesterfield Inlet (served by scheduled flights) is so infrequently paddled that listing features would have little point.

Thelon River. Online, Photos.
Author: Ted Parker.
http://www.parkerclan.ca/thelon.php

Thelon River. Online, Photos.
Author: Gerald Guay.
http://usera.imagecave.com/koach/Thelon2004/

Thelon River. Warden's Grove to Thelon Bluffs. Online, Photos.
Author: Nestor Lewyckyj.
Route description: Warden's Grove, Thelon River features, Thelon Bluffs.
http://www.lewyckyj.com/Nestor%20Rostys ... 202004.htm

Thelon River. Lynx Lake to Beverly Lake. Online, Guide.
Source: NT Government library.
Route description: Lynx Lake, Thelon River features, Beverly Lake.
http://spectacularnwt.com/sites/stage.s ... eriver.pdf

Thelon River. Whitefish Lake to Baker Lake. Online, Journal.
Author: Peter Verbeek.
Route description: Whitefish Lake, Thelon River features, Baker Lake.
Source: Nastawgan, Vol. 21, No. 4, Winter 1994, pp 1-4.
Title at source: Thelon ’94.
http://news.ourontario.ca/nastawgan/New ... LID=185106

Thelon River. Whitefish Lake to Beverly Lake. Online, Journal, Guide.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Northwest Territories Forum.
Author: Allan Jacobs.
Route description: Whitefish Lake, Thelon River features, Beverly Lake.
Title at source: Thelon River, 1996.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 24&t=34668

Thelon River. Jim Lake to Beverly Lake. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Traditional Arctic Kayaks library.
Author: Jim Rutzick.
Route description: Winnipeg, Kasba Lake Lodge flight to Kasba Lake, float plane to Jim Lake, Thelon River named features, Beverly Lake, float plane to Dubawnt Lake, likely return via Kasba Lake.
Title at source: The Thelon River, 2003.
Journal:
http://traditionalarctickayaks.com/thel ... r_trip.htm
Photos:
http://traditionalarctickayaks.com/thel ... images.htm

Thelon River. Notes.
Ed note: Posted also under Nunavut Routes.
Source: Thomas, Alister. Canada’s Best Canoe Routes.. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2001).
Author: Max Finkelstein.
Title at source: Thelon River: Where Time and Light Stand Still.

Thelon River, Morse River and Back River. Selwyn Lake (Dubawnt River) to Chantrey Inlet. Notes.
Source: Thomas, Alister. Canada’s Best Canoe Routes.. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2001).
Author: Michael Peake.
Route description: Selwyn Lake (by float plane from Lynn Lake), Wholdaia Lake, Dubawnt River, Barlow Lake, Thelon River, Thelon canyon, Hanbury River confluence, Ursus Islands, break north, headwaters of the Morse River, Garry Lake and Back River, Chantrey Inlet.
Title at source: Journey Across the Barrenlands.

Vermette Lake NT to Stony Rapids SK, via Porcupine River. Online, Journal.
Author: Bill Layman.
Route description: Vermette Lake (Elk River watershed), Rennie Lake, Damant Lake, Firedrake Lake, Jost Lake, Wholdaia Lake (Dubawnt River watershed), Flett Lake, Selwyn Lake, Porcupine River, Grove Lake (SK), Stony Rapids.
http://www.out-there.com/biltrp03.htm