SOURCES OF INFORMATION ON THE WEB

Jeff Gephart's two-part trip report

    Part One

    Part Two

French Canadian group trip report from  "Friends of Julie"

Parcs Canada Mingan Archipelago website

Havre-St.-Pierre weather

Marine weather for Anticosti

Atlas of Tidal Currents for Mingan Islands (very important to study these, as currents can be intense in the channels)

Details of possible hazardous areas as posted by Agaguk Outfitters

General Info about Kayak Camping (this is for the lower Cote-Nord, farther east than Mingan, but much of the info applies. Please note that Kayak OPS is no longer in existence.)

Boxell's Chandlery - source of Canadian Hydrographic Survey nautical charts.  Their service has always been excellent.

    chart # 4432 - main part of Mingan park from Ile de Perroquets to Grosse Marteaux [I used this one exclusively]

    chart #4456 - eastern-most part including Ile la Chasse

    chart #4429 - close-up of Niapiskau to Marteaux [I didn't use this one at all]

Paradis Marin campground at Les Bergeronnes

Parcs Canada Saguenay website

Don Beale greenland paddles (his paddles qualify as functional art, and his prices are more than reasonable)

Alcohol Stove (this worked fabulously and even I was able to build one. I used the pot stand shown toward the bottom of the page.)

Reasons to Fear Canada!

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