Athabasca (Town of ) to Grand Rapids

CanadaAlbertaAthabasca and Beaver
Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
Grand Rapids Wilderness Adventures
Trip Date : 
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
200 km
Duration: 
5 days
Loop Trip: 
Yes
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
0
Total Portage Distance: 
0 m
Longest Portage: 
0 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Novice
Lake Travel: 
Not applicable
Portaging: 
Not applicable
Remoteness: 
Intermediate
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Low
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Depart town of Athabasca, day 1 paddle to first spike camp, Day 2 paddle to second spike camp, Day 3 paddle to Grand Rapids wilderness Adventures, {back country lodge} day 4 tour of Grand Rapids, day 5 load up gear & canoes and head back up stream via jet boat to the Town of Athabasca

Trip Journal/Log/Report/Diary: 

Great fishing along the way at a number of tributaies, numerous Historical sites along the route including the Old Pelican River Settlement and House River Settlement, plus a day trip to the Historic Grand Rapids by jet boat transport

Other
Special Comments: 

We have three spike camps set up along the route, for paddlers using our services, your extra gear or provisions can be delivered to the camps the day you depart Athabasca enabling you to have an incredible journey without being restricted to load limits