McCleary Lake bottom of the Bowron Lakes canoe chain.
_My favorite is still the Wee Lassie canoe; 11' 6" and 30 pounds, just big enough
for one, and all the gear needed for lightweight touring. My wife and I
have taken several five and six day trips in the interior of BC with
ours. The Wee Lassie is a modern interpretation of a very old design, a
"double paddle canoe" as built by Rushton in the 1880’s and made popular
by George Washington Sears, who wrote for "Forest and Stream" under the
Perhaps you have a little trout lake in mind, one that can only be
reached on foot, and is a little too far to lug that 70 pound canoe. Or
maybe you just want paddle whenever the fancy strikes you, no need to
get help to load the boat. I now have forms for the Wee Lassie II. At 13 feet 6 inches and 40 lbs, it is rated for a capacity of 280 lbs so can accommodate larger paddlers. I can build the Wee Lassie for $1700.00 or the Wee Lassie II for $1800.00.
The Double Paddle Canoe gives the most fun for the money of any type of boat a person can possess".
L. Francis Herreshoff