Pen Lake Campsite #9


Topography of under-water approach: Mostly sandy with some rocks to watch out for.

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: Some rocks - Mostly sand beach, ample room for unloading 2 canoes at the same time.

Landing area north side of campsite ...

Topography leading to tent sites: Gradual incline from shore into the treed area.

Walking up from landing area towards fire pit and tent sites facing south-east ...


Regular or low-maintenance: Regular.

Size of open ground area: Large.

Extent of tree cover: Completely shaded.

Degree of levelness: Generally very level once you ascend from the landing.

Number of tent sites: Many at least space for 4 tents.

North exposure: Trees block almost all wind.

East exposure: Trees and topography completely block wind.

South exposure: Trees block almost all wind.

West exposure: Trees block almost all wind.

General description: The site is completely sheltered with trees. However there is a raised rock clearing to watch sunsets and swim from. Great site for a large group.

Overall accessibility: Easy to unload and easy to access the tent areas.

Fire pit and kitchen area viewed looking south-east ...

Large tent pad west of the fire pit ...

Large tent pad north-east of the fire pit ...

Large rock area at north-west edge of campsite looking south ...

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

Submission July, 2015 by Steve Bithell .. visited 2015