Split Trip - Solo-Duo / Isabella-Meeds
by CoffeeInTheWoods

Trip Type: Paddling Canoe
Entry Date: 08/05/2016
Entry Point: Isabella Lake (EP 35)
Exit Point: Meeds Lake (EP 48)  
Number of Days: 6
Group Size: 1
Day 2 of 6
Saturday, August 06, 2016

Isabella and the Perent River have a great deal of fire damage. Just north of my campsite, the landscape turned into a burned-out, apocalyptic-looking scene, but my site was wooded and the view was pristine as morning dawned, I ate my oatmeal, and pondered what to do that day.

As the weather warmed up, I decided to go up the Perent River a bit and see what there was to see.

A forest was being reborn. My entire morning through the next two portage up the Perent was filled with burnt stumps, raspberry bushes, and quiet. There's a beauty to this, though. Sitting on top of a large rock along the river, I had a 360 degree view that would have been obscured before the fire.

I was back at my campsite by lunch and spent the rest of the afternoon reading and like the night before, ate dinner, caught a few small walleye and went to bed early.