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PostPosted: March 15th, 2009, 4:25 pm 
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My wife and I will be doing 2 weeks on the island starting July 5.
Looking for some easy trips, as my wife has a little trouble walking so we will be doing the Trailer thing. Gros Morne is a definate.
So we will be looking for a few "ponds" with scenery and some wildlife, a few short C 3's would be ok too!(for me! :roll: )
So a couple of contacts that can do shuttles would be appreciated.
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PostPosted: March 15th, 2009, 4:44 pm 
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Probably someone at Tumblehome Canoe Club can help you

http://www.canoenfld.ca/

other resources

http://www.playday.com/activity_geo_Pro ... noe&Geo=NF

lists PP that may have canoeing

http://www.tuckamorelodge.com/canoe-tou ... ctures.htm

just a possible list of contacts to start your search. I have not used any of them.


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PostPosted: March 15th, 2009, 7:56 pm 
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Thanks
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PostPosted: March 16th, 2009, 9:13 am 
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If you're doing Gros Morne, then a paddle up Trout Lake Pond is a good option for you.

There's a nice gravel beach to launch from.

About a third of the way (from memory) up the pond/fiord, there's a narrows where you can either take a shore break, or turn around. Past that, you get into the more fiord-like section, with the hills rising steeply on either side.

Lots of hiking trails as well, but you did say your wife wasn't able to do much hiking, so I guess they'd be out.

If you go north from Gros Morne, up to St. Anthony's to visit the viking settlement, you will see moose. Lots and lots of moose. Some of them will be on, or beside the road, so keep an eye open. We were told -- by more than one local -- to try to NOT drive at night because of the moose.

There are moose in Gros Morne, but we didn't see any.

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PostPosted: May 10th, 2009, 4:15 pm 
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I have never done it, but I understand that the upper reaches of the Exploitsn starting at Red Indian Lake is a nice 'float' i.e. current plus cl 1 rapids, no 'rattles' as they say down there.

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