Just as there are rules of the road, there are rules of the trails. Some of them are...
- Give the party with the larger load, the right of way
- Keep your canoe and packs to the side of a put-in or take-out
- Leave no trace
- ... and since portaging is a social event, don't forget to say 'hello'
Recently, the Happy Camper, Kevin Callan ran into some bad situations while portaging through Algonquin Park, and wrote about them for Paddling.net. Have a read and don't forget to comment on what you think.