Annex A - Trip menu
Annex B - Clothing
|Tu 29 August||
Rent car or van, drive to Patrick's and pre-load. (note - this is working day for PC until late evening) Early night at Patrick's. Set bread machine, pre-make coffee.Portages: 0
|Wed 30 August||
Early departure from Patrick's, aiming for 7am.
After lunch, register at park office, rent canoes and equipment
To Tom Thomson Lake via Canoe Lake, Joe Lake, Teepee Lake and Littledoe Lake
|Thu 31 August||
To Timberwolf Lake via Ink Lake and McIntosh Lake
|Fri 1 September||
To Big Trout Lake via Misty Lake, the Petawawa River and White Trout Lake
|Sat 2 September||
To Burnt Island Lake via Otterslide Creek, Otterslide Lake and Little Otterslide Lake.
|Sun 3 September||
To Canoe Lake (leave park) via various Joe Lakes (Baby Joe, Lost Joe, Little Joe and Joe.)
Practical maximum is 6-7.
Concept here is that the people named are in charge of preparation in an area, not that they have to do it all by themselves. This applies particularly to food, below.
|Park booking||PC (done)|
|First aid kit||DL/RLK|
a) Personal equipment
Personal clothing is dealt with in Annex B.
Optional/recommended personal kit
Note that personal kit will end up in shared packs -- stuffsacks and other methods of keeping personal kit together and vaguely organized are highly recommended.
|Cookware, incl cutting board||RLK with help as needed|
|Dish-washing equipment||RLK with help as needed|
|Hatchet and hammer||PC|
|Tents||Tents are owned as follows
RLK - 2 pers
PC - 2 pers (can squeeze 3)
DL - 2 pers
|Rope||RLK and PC to both bring all rope and carabiners owned.|
|Compass||PC, DL, RLK at least: goal is one per canoe|
|Packs||PC, DL, RLK, more?|
|Water filters||RLK, DL|
|Bug stuff||RLK/DL (done)|
|Coffee making system||RLK/DL|
|Duct tape, blue foamy pads for canoe yokes||DL|
a) Command and control
DL has a current first aid certification, RLK and PC have out-of-date certifications. Therefore, DL is in charge of a casualty. Alternates are RLK and PC.
b) Categories of casualty
There are four possible situations with a casualty:
Two possible drills in case #4:
|Wednesday breakfast||PC's house or Toronto|
|Wednesday lunch||P-store or en route|
|Wednesday dinner||Chicken fajitas with tzatziki|
|Thursday breakfast||Bread & spreads - PB, honey|
|Thursday lunch||Cheese (cheddar) & bagels|
|Thursday dinner||Veggie chili with cheese; rice|
|Friday breakfast||Granola & milk with dried fruit|
|Friday lunch||Cheese (soft, wax-covered type) & bagels|
|Friday dinner||Falafels with tahini sauce & tabouleh|
|Saturday breakfast||Granola & milk with dried fruit|
|Saturday lunch||Bread & spreads - PB, honey|
|Saturday dinner||Pasta (tomato/herb)|
|Sunday breakfast||Granola & milk with dried fruit|
This is the abbreviated version; long version to include the usual extras (beverages, snacks, desserts). No complaints about the menu later if you don't speak up and veto stuff you hate well before we go!
Separate clothes and shoes to wear in the car
2-3 pairs fast-drying underwear
Women: one normal but beat-up bra, plus one good supportive sportsbra
Hat that will stay on in a breeze (and that floats!)