Canoe-Porcupine-Louisa Loop

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Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
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Trip Date : 
Route Author: 
Unknown
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
53 km
Duration: 
4 days
Loop Trip: 
Yes
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
19
Total Portage Distance: 
10570 m
Longest Portage: 
1640 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Novice
Lake Travel: 
Novice
Portaging: 
Moderate
Remoteness: 
Novice
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Start at Canoe Lake access point
P 355 m to Smoke Lake
South through Smoke Lake
P 240 m around dam into Ragged Lake
South through Ragged Lake
P 590 m to Big Porcupine Lake
Around point, then south
P 370 m to Little Coon Lake
P 895 m to pond
P 430 m to McGarvey Lake
P 810 m to Lemon Lake
P 165 m to North Grace Lake
P 1460 m to Lake Louisa
North through Lake Louisa
North on Creek
P 510 m
P 415 m
West through Lawrence Lake
P 10 m to Pardee Lake
P 145 m to Harness Lake
P 1035 m to Head Lake
West through Head Lake
P 1640 m to Cache Lake
North then west through Cache Lake
West on channel
West through Tanamakoon Lake
P 120 m L
P 320 m R
P 225 m L
Northwest through Kootchie Lake
P 835 m to Smoke Lake (steep & muddy)
North through Smoke Lake to Canoe Lake access

Maps Required
Other Maps: 
Algonquin 3 Corridor South Adventure Map by Chrismar Mapping Services
Other
Special Comments: 

This route can be crowded during the peak summer months

Comments

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

Comments: 

Did this route in reverse, 2002 mid-Sept., in 2 and a bit days. Can be done in 2 days with a little pushing. Very pretty, much lake variety, 2 or 3 tough portages (lakes are at quite different levels). Ideal in the fall.