Kazan River - Angikuni Lake to Baker Lake

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Submitter & Author Information
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Trip Date : 
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Additional Route Information
Distance: 
483 km
Duration: 
25 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
0
Total Portage Distance: 
0 m
Longest Portage: 
2000 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Advanced
Lake Travel: 
Advanced
Portaging: 
Difficult
Remoteness: 
Advanced
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Access by float plane from Yellowknife
Start at Angikuni Lake
Eat through Angikuni Lake
Long stretch of unmarked rapids - CBR
30 km stretch of river with few obstructions
P right around 3 cascades - caution!
5 km stretch on river
P right around marked rapid
32 km stretch of continuous whitewater
P right around large rapid
39 km stretch of calm water
One set of rapids - CBR
Northeast through Yathkyed Lake
Two sets of rapids - CBR
North through Forde Lake (25 km long)
Northeast on Kazan River
Rapid 7 km past Forde Lake - CBR
Rapid 20 km past Forde Lake - Portage on left
East through Thirty Mile Lake
North on Kazan River
P 2000 m R around long stretch of rapids ending in falls
Fast water for 15 km
Several marked and unmarked rapids
Fast water to Baker Lake
Finish at community of Baker Lake

Maps Required
Topo Maps (1:250,000): 
Kamilukuak 65 K Tulemalu Lake 65 J Ferguson Lake 65 I Thirty Mile Lake 65 P MacQuoid Lake 55 M Baker Lake 56 D