Deer River

CanadaManitobaNorth
Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
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Unknown
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
120 km
Duration: 
5 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
0
Total Portage Distance: 
0 m
Longest Portage: 
0 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Intermediate
Lake Travel: 
Intermediate
Portaging: 
Not applicable
Remoteness: 
Advanced
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Access by VIA Rail at McKlintock

Deer River
Lower Churchill
Portage over Weir
(pay attention to tide tables)
End in Churchill, MB

Trip Journal/Log/Report/Diary: 

We had Caribou cross the river in front of us, Beluga Whales swimming around us, and a terrific time paddling numerous rapids.

Maps Required
Topo Maps (1:50,000): 
54E 10; 54E 9; 54L 1; 54L 8; 54L9; and 54L 16
Topo Maps (1:250,000): 
Churchill 54L and Herchmer 54E
Other
Special Comments: 

Several class 1 and 2 rapids (can be class 3 if water is high)

High water can make campsite selection more difficult.

Comments

Post date: Thu, 02/28/2008 - 13:47

Comments: 

Looking for more information for a trip being planned for may 2008!

Post date: Sat, 01/01/2000 - 07:00

Comments: 

We did this trip this summer and saw 4 Polar Bears on the last day paddling up the Churchill River. Be preparred for them.