Forth Smith to Great Slave Lake

Slave River.
  • 12 Pages
  • 3.75 MB
  • English
by , Ottawa
Nautical charts -- Northwest Territories -- Slave
Other titlesSailing directions for the Athabasca and Slave Rivers
LC ClassificationsG1182S6 C3 1962, G1182S6 C3 1962
The Physical Object
Pagination[2] 1., 12 leaves :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19010640M

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Author Lone Pine Publishing, Edmonton (). Ed note: Although much of the logistical information is likely outdated, the book contains information that I have not seen elsewhere. Route description: Hay River features. Fort Smith, Slave River (downstream from Rapids of the Drowned.

Near Pilot Lake, the east boundary of the Fort Smith – Great Slave Lake radiometric high coincides with the contact of a well-foliated, porphyroblastic microcline–plagioclase–quartz-garnet.

Fort Smith, former administrative region of the southern portion of the Northwest Territories, Canada. At one time part of the former MacKenzie district, Fort Smith region was created in the early s by the territorial government. It extended northward from the Alberta border to encompass Great.

Fort Smith is a town of 2, people () on the Slave River in the Northwest Territories near the Alberta border. Understand []. Fort Smith provides various services to Wood Buffalo National Park visitors. History []. Fort Smith was founded around the Slave River.

It served a vital link for water transportation between southern Canada and the western Arctic. Great Bear Lake is geologically very young, having been derived from Glacial Lake McConnell 8,–10, yr BP.

The lake is made up of two basins with a total volume of km3. Fort Smith, town, southern Northwest Territories, is situated on the Slave River, at the Alberta border, and lies below the rapids, midway between Lake Athabasca and Great Slave settlement originated in as a Hudson’s Bay Company post and portage point and was named for Donald A.

Smith (governor of the company), who later became Lord Strathcona. At Fort Rae is the largest band of Indians, aboutand this is the most inaccessible, being on the Forth Smith to Great Slave Lake book of Great Slave lake, difficulty in crossing this lake being experienced, more especially in the late summer and fall on account of storms, our party being stormbound at Hay River for five days prior to crossing.

Great Slave Lake Lodge books for 3-day trips for $2, USD/person, 4-day trips for $2, USD/person, or 7-day trips for $4, USD/person. We traditionally take bookings for 2, 4, 6, or 8 anglers.

To enquire about an odd-numbered booking, or groups over 8, please feel free to call us toll-free at Fort Smith, NWT, Adventure & Travel Guide Northwest Territories, Canada Travel and Adventure Wood Buffalo Country. Fort Smith, NWT, Canada s situated at the "end of the road" on the Wood Buffalo Highway Route (Hwy #5).

The small community rests on the banks of the Slave River next to the Wood Buffalo National Park of Canada. Fort Smith is located in the South Slave Region (administrative) and Region 5, Northwest Territories (census division). The town was previously in the Fort Smith Region census division.

Fort Smith is accessible all year long via the Fort Smith Highway. A winter road operates for several months to connect Fort Smith to Fort Chipewyan and from.

-- Last Updated: Oct AM EST -- I am having trouble finding any trip reports for Great Slave Lake other than John Lockwood's on the Pygmyboats site.

(None that I could find on West Coast Paddlers Forum.) I did find the outfitter in Hay River, NT, and he says he's got a book about the East Arm.

Any PNetters paddle the Great Slave Lake. If so, I have a few questions, and I would like. Book Great Slave Lake Northwest Territories travel accommodations at Our listings include Great Slave Lake hotels, motels, B&Bs and campgrounds. City Quick Jump Aklavik Enterprise Fort Liard Fort Mcpherson Fort Providence Fort Simpson Fort Smith Hay River Inuvik Lutselk'e Nahanni National Park Norman Wells Rae.

The Tragedy on Great Slave Lake. Destailleur hitched a ride into the town of Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, with whitewater boater Leif Anderson. Whelan was in the midst of her fourth. Wednesday, July 5, I pulled a copy of Leland Hickman’s Great Slave Lake Suite off a shelf of a corner bookcase the other day and found a bookmark from Chatteron’s Bookstore poking up out of it.

Chatterton’s was the most important bookstore on the “east” side of town back in the glory days of the various poetry scenes in Los Angeles in the s. it was founded — perhaps I. The delta area, where the Slave River empties into Great Slave Lake, was quite shallow.

We quickly learned that it was most efficient to get out of the canoe and pull it with a rope, wading through the shallow water. On the big lake, we experienced more shallow water and spent several days doing a combination of paddling and lining the canoe.

The study area is irregular in shape and has an approximate east-west extent of ∼ km and north-south extent of ∼ km (∼33, km 2), includes part of a proposed national park reserve (Wright et al., ) adjacent to the East Arm of Great Slave Lake ().Great Slave Lake forms the western (down flow) boundary of the study area.

The Great Slave could tell, maybe, if he could speak, for a man always knows when a woman sets him high. But, anyhow, that was the way it stood.

In a moment the girl was marched back to her tent, and all the camp heard a tale, not true, of the widow of the King's son. Great Slave’s seemingly bottomless depths are swarming with Northern pike, Arctic grayling and trophy-sized trout, luring anglers from around the year some 5, trophy fishers come North, many bound for the Great Slave’s North Arm and East e the lake is clean and cold, fish keep near the surface in summer – and the hour daylight means an angler can stay as late.

Our gillnet has been down for 24 hours so now it is time to go and pull our nets and see how many and what kind of fish we caught. enjoy n. To Great Slave and Great Bear: P.G. Downes’s Journal of Travels North from Ile il la Crosse in [Part I] Edited and Introduced by R.H.

COCKBURN’ ABSTRACT. The narrative of P.G. Downes’s trip by canoe, boat, and plane from ne B la Crosse to Great Bear and Great Slave lakes inin. The Great Bear Lake Airport is located on the north eastern shores of Great Bear Lake and is a private use airport owned and operated by Plummers Great Bear Lake Lodge.

The single runway is 5, feet long with a gravel surface. Great Slave Lake and the surrounding areas are home to an abundance of northern pike and offer great sport all season long. They lurk, awaiting the angler in shallow bays, creeks, and rivers.

While pike generally run between 5 and 15 pounds, pound class have been caught. To Great Slave and Great Bear: P.G.

Downes’s Journal of Travels North from Ile à la Crosse in [Part III] Edited and Introduced by R.H. COCKBURN’ ABSTRACT. The narrative of P.G. Downes’s trip by canoe, boat, and plane from Ile B la Crosse to Great Bear and Great Slave lakes inin.

The South Slave Region is located south of Great Slave Lake, and borders the Provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan to the south and Nunavut to the east. The Region possesses 17% of the NWT’s population and 17% of its income.

Hay River and Fort Smith, respectively, are the second and fourth largest communities in the NWT.

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Most communities in the South Slave have well-developed. There is nothing more arctic experience than Ice Fishing on one of the largest lakes in Canada.

Join your guide on an ice fishing adventure, set in the most spectacular winter landscapes of Yellowknife. Reel in your catch from The Great Slave Lake the second-largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada, the deepest lake in North America at meters, and a home for many monster fish.

Since the lake covers an area of 12, square miles, you can be sure that you will reel in plenty of good catches. Great Bear Lake is populated by lake trout, arctic char, arctic grayling, northern pike, walleye, and lake whitefish.

Hurry up and seize these awesome fishing opportunities. Book your Great Bear Lake fishing charter today. Plummer's Lodges offer some of the best fishing in the world. Great Bear Lake boasts the All Tackle World Records for Lake Trout and Arctic Grayling, and many line class records.

Trophy lake trout up to 60 pounds, arctic grayling, and arctic char. Now that she’s relocated to Fort Smith, Swallow said she will eventually turn her attention more to the Slave, which she hopes to complete paddling next summer all the way to Great Slave Lake.

But for now, she is going to keep dreaming about the possibilities. “I’m going to spend the winter thinking about it and collecting stories,” she. Named after the Slave Tribe, the Slave River flows from the world’s largest inland delta, the Peace Athabasca Delta, north to the Great Slave Lake.

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The river is navigable except for the rapids from Fort Smith south for several miles. Fort Smith became a settlement because it marked the point where a portage was necessary for boat travelers. Great Slave Lake definition: a lake in NW Canada, in the Northwest Territories: drained by the Mackenzie River into | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

Leanne Robinson and Dwayne Wohlgemuth are heading out on a voyage from the South Slave up through the NWT’s Barrenlands this summer, finally crossing Great Slave Lake home to Yellowknife.

The trip alone would test most NWT residents, but Robinson and Wohlgemuth will be doing it with their children – a three-year-old and a one-year-old.The Slave River is a Canadian river that flows from the confluence of the Rivière des Rochers and Peace River in northeastern Alberta and empties into Great Slave Lake in the Northwest river's name is thought to derive from the name for the Slavey group of the Dene First Nations, Deh Gah Got'ine, in the Athabaskan language.

The Chipewyan had displaced other native people from.Great Slave Lake is located in the Northwest Territories. It is the second largest lake entirely within Canadian borders, the fifth largest in North America, and the tenth largest in the world. With a maximum depth of m, it is also North America’s deepest lake.

Two arms, referred to as the North and East arms, extend from the lake.