Coon Lake to Buckhorn Lake

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Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
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Additional Route Information
Distance: 
40 km
Duration: 
3 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
26
Total Portage Distance: 
6418 m
Longest Portage: 
990 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Advanced
Lake Travel: 
Intermediate
Portaging: 
Difficult
Remoteness: 
Intermediate
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Unknown
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Enter at Coon, leaving 1 vehicle at Burleigh Falls.

P 990 m to Turtle
P 22 m to Adams
P 22 m+ to Sawlog
P 990 m to Shark
P 765 m to Vixen
P 113 m to Buzzard
P 540 m to Long
Into Loucks
P 133 , and 30 ,to Cox
P 954 to Gold
Into Mississagua Lake and to south end.
Start river no later than 2 p.m. and earlier is better.

Mississagua Lake to Buckhorn is 16 km, 14 potages and estimated travel time is 8 hours. You can run some of the portages but scout them first.

Other
Special Comments: 

I have done this once, years ago in a 3 day. First night in Buzzard, next in Cox and late the 3rd day in Buckhorn. I have had no inclination to return to the river, but have been in the area almost every year since.

Margaret Harper

Comments

Post date: Mon, 03/02/2009 - 12:09

Comments: 

just a test. if there is manual approval, do not approve but send me an email that you have seen it and are tossing this comment - thanks, Barbara!