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PostPosted: August 29th, 2016, 10:16 pm 

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This trip started 07/27/16 at the Harmon Lake access via the Graham Road at the 118 km marker. There is not a sign as there is for the other access points from the Graham Road. The route was through Harmon Lake, Wapikamaski Lake (W), Seseganaga Lake, Sunray Lake, Kawaweogama (K) Lake, McEwen Lake, Antler Lake, Wapikamaski Lake and return to Harmon.
We spent 1st night at campsite on the portage out of Harmon, nice site. Next continued through Wapkamaski to Seseganaga, which was 2 easy short portages, was we had a hard time finding a campsite and ended up on a island esker. The weather was clear blue sky with little wind. The next day we headed for Sunray, which was 2 portages, one had blow downs which required almost crawling under trees with the canoe, but not that bad. There is a nice campsite on Sunray shorty after the rapids that enters the lake on the west shore.
We went down to Kawawaeogama which was through 2 rapids, one we could run and the other we had to line because it was shallow. This day was clear blue with no wind, we went across K lake without a problem and to camp on McEwen in about 4.5 hours. We did the route this way because if there was wind we would probably be going with the wind.
From McEwen to Antler was going upstream, the portages weren't difficult, but the water level was low which meant that often we were 10 meters from shore and had to carry packs over slippery rocks just to get to shore and do the same at the other end. Nice campsite on Antler on island where we caught our dinner from shore.
Antler to W outlet was more of dealing with shallow water at portages which was more difficult than the actual portage. There is a nice campsite at the last portage before you enter W lake.
We paddled to the Harmon portage for our last night.
If using this access to go to Wakakimi go via Seseganaga and Sunray, which is fewer portages.
We had a great trip with 2 layover days, we came out on 8/5,

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