Little Saskatchewan River

CanadaManitobaSouthwest
Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
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Unknown
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
37 km
Duration: 
2 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: 
Not applicable
Portaging: 
Not applicable
Remoteness: 
Intermediate
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Start at boat launch at Rivers Prov. Park
West across Lake Wahtopanah
Take out on left above dam
P along dirt road
West - under bridge
P right around weir (on dirt road)
Continuous class I rapids 7 km
Slower section with interspersed rapids
Continue south
Finish at confluence with Assiniboine River west of Brandon

Maps Required
Topo Maps (1:50,000): 
62 F/16 Alexander 62 K/1 Rivers
Other
Special Comments: 

Spring run only - April or May
Large drop over this section of river, but no major rapids - continuous fast water and Class I`s.

Comments

Post date: Thu, 02/07/2008 - 00:05

Comments: 

one can usually do this one first-third week in june, depending on spring run- off. This was done june 2007 with moderate-exceptional run-off with little to no problems. It took approx. 7.5 hours with kayak. 12.5 hours with canoe