Blindman River

CanadaAlbertaSouth
Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
Admin
Trip Date : 
Route Author: 
Unknown
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
72 km
Duration: 
3 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
1
Total Portage Distance: 
100 m
Longest Portage: 
100 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Novice
Lake Travel: 
Not applicable
Portaging: 
Not applicable
Remoteness: 
Novice
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Start at #12 Bridge, northwest of Rimbey Provincial Park
South on Blindman River
P 100 m around a 2 m high weir across the river 3 km upstream of Bentley Bridge
Finish at Hwy 2A Bridge

Maps Required
Topo Maps (1:50,000): 
83 B/8 E Sylvan Lake 83 B/9 E & W Rimbey 83 A/5 Red Deer
Topo Maps (1:250,000): 
83 B Rocky Mountain House 83 A Red Deer
Other
Special Comments: 

The river continues beyond the Hwy 2A bridge, but there are gravel bars, tight bends and waves. Suitable only for those experienced in whitewater paddling.