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La Cloche Silhouette Trail

Posted by Derek on Nov 26, 2021

Dates Hiked: August 5, 2021 – August 10, 2021

Overview:

The La Cloche Silhouette Trail is a rugged 80 km backpacking trail located in Killarney Provincial Park. This challenging yet rewarding trail passes over white quartzite rock ridges, through valley bottoms and alongside picturesque crystal clear lakes. The trail is named for Group of Seven painter Franklin Carmichael’s painting “La Cloche Silhouette”. The campsites along the trail must be specifically booked in advance through Ontario Parks.



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Trip Summary:

Day 1 – August 5, 2021
George Lake to Topaz Lake (H07)
13.2 km – 6h 18m (moving time: 4h 31m)
Total Ascent: 456m / Total Descent: 365m

Day 2 – August 6, 2021
Topaz Lake (H07) to Three Narrows Lake (H21)
19.2 km – 9h 53m (moving time: 7h 45m)
Total Ascent: 552m / Total Descent: 603m

Day 3 – August 7, 2021
Three Narrows Lake (H21) to Little Mountain Lake (H33)
13.4 km – 8h 46m (moving time: 6h 11m)
Total Ascent: 676m / Total Descent: 655m

Day 4 – August 8, 2021
Little Mountain Lake (H33) to Silver Lake (H37)
12.4 km – 5h 51m (moving time: 4h 43m)
Total Ascent: 563m / Total Descent: 476m

Day 5 – August 9, 2021
Silver Lake (H37) to Little Superior Lake (H49)
11.5 km – 6h 36m (moving time: 4h 45m)
Total Ascent: 481m / Total Descent: 511m

Day 6 – August 10, 2021
Little Superior Lake (H49) to George Lake
12.8 km – 5h 37m (moving time: 5h 08m)
Total Ascent: 409m / Total Descent: 511m

Gallery:

Day 1 – George Lake to Topaz Lake (H07):

Day 2 – Topaz Lake (H07) to Three Narrows Lake (H21):

Day 3 – Three Narrows Lake (H21) to Little Mountain Lake (H33) :

Day 4 – Little Mountain Lake (H33) to Silver Lake (H37):

Day 5 – Silver Lake (H37) to Little Superior Lake (H49):

Day 6 – Little Superior Lake (H49) to George Lake:

Videos:



GPS Tracklog (GPX Format):
La Cloche Silhouette GPS Track

Related Links:
Killarney Provincial Park

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