Cauchon Lake Campsite #3


Topography of under-water approach: An underwater rock shelf extends from the point's east shore.

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: Depending on water levels, care required for in-water unloading.

Topography to tent sites: Slight slope across rock to campsite.

Campsite from the water, as seen approaching from the west ...

A shallow rock shelf provides this landing on the east side of the campsite's point ...

Campsite maintenance: regular.

Size of open area: 50' x 60'.

Extent of tree cover: Only three large pine trees.

Degree of levelness: Slight slopes between level areas.

Number of level tent sites: Two. At a slight distance west of the firepit is a small tentsite under two large trees. To the north is a larger tentsite between two trees, but totally open to the overhead and winds.

North exposure: Open.

East exposure: Open.

South exposure: Slight protection by some trees and distant topography.

West exposure: Open.

Firepit area is somewhat protected from the south by some trees ...

A small tentsite is located behind the firepit area ...

A nearby second larger tentsite is much more exposed to the north and west ...

General description: An open campsite, subject to the west, north and east winds .. with great views of sunrise and sunset .. and bug clearing wind. The tentsites could be provided with some protection by tarps hung between the two overhead and adjacent trees.

Overall accessibility: Good accessibility, once landing is achieved.

View from the firepit area, looking east down the lake ...

View across the larger tentsite, looking north across the lake ...

Thanks to Jeffrey McMurtrie of Jeff'sMap for supplying the base-layer map component by Creative Commons licensing.

Submitted by Barry Bridgeford .. Visited July, 2015 .. Submission August 23, 2015