The Bloodvein River from Artery Lake

CanadaManitobaAtikaki
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Additional Route Information
Distance: 
220 km
Duration: 
9 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
77
Total Portage Distance: 
5924 m
Longest Portage: 
480 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Intermediate
Lake Travel: 
Novice
Portaging: 
Moderate
Remoteness: 
Intermediate
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Route Description
Access to Put-In Information: 

Fly into Artery Lake on bush plane. We used Wamair from Matheson Island (http://www.wilds.mb.ca/wamair/) good folks and good rates!

Technical Guide: 

mid Artery lake start (in Ontario Woodland Caribou PP. Be sure to visit the pictographs slightly upthe Bloodvein River.

rapids:
PL 35
PL 5
CI CBR
PL 25 MOOSEBONE RAPS
CI CBR
PR 325
PR 35
PL 75 NUTCRACKER
PL 45 BRUISEEASY
CII CBR RUN OR LINE
PL 150 STONEHOUSE
PR 440 INCLS 2 RAPS
PL 95
PR 275
P 70 ISLAND "X" ROCK
PL 185
CI CBR
PL 450 GOOSE RAPIDS
PL 40 ROUND THE BEND
PL 40
PR 280
CI CBR
CI CBR
PL 80
CII CBR ZIG ZAG RUB
PL 40
CI CBR
CII CBR
PR 130
PR 60
CII-I CBR
PL 180
CI CBR
PL 65 SHANGRILA
CI CBR
PR 35 OKEEGEE
CI CBR
PR 75 CHAP FALLS
CI CBR
PR 30 SEKAK
PL 80 MEEKINAKO
PL 70
CI CBR DANCING FIRE RAPIDS NEXT 5 SETS
LO R 15
CI CBR
CI-II CBR ROCK GORGE
PR 45 MAY LINE LEFT OFISLAND
PR 30
PL 240 CANYON RAPIDS
PR 40
PR 105 ISLAND CHUTES
CII CBR
CI CBR
CII CBR
CI CBR
CI TOOK R CHANNEL
PR 20
PR 135 MANITOU
PL 480 POSSIBLE TO CHEAT LEFT SIDE P100 TO EDDY POOL, CROSS AND P60 OVER ROCK SHELF. SPECTACULAR!
PR 110 SHARPROCK RAPS
PR 135 KINEEWI
CI CBR
PR 35 ANKUASI FALLS
PL 5 NAMAY FALLS (TAKE LEFT OF ISLAND)
CI-II CBR
CI CBR
LO R 10 NAMAY RAPIDS. STOP, CAMP, PLAY!
CII CBR
PL 135 AKEEKO
PR 145 LAGOON RUN
PR 40 MEEKISIWI. CAN LINE R SIDE.
CI CBR FOUR BATTLE RAPIDS
CI CBR
BLOODVEIN VILLAGE

Trip Journal/Log/Report/Diary: 

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Maps Required
Topo Maps (1:50,000): 
52M5,52M6,52M7,52M12,62P8,62P9,62P10,62P15
Other Maps: 
Berard Maps: Kautunigan, Sassaginagak Routes
Other
Special Comments: 

Canadian shield, boreal forest.Mixed route with small lakes beginning, CI-V water on the river. Pool and drop