Mississagi River - Bark Lake to Aubrey Falls

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Submitter & Author Information
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Unknown
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
80 km
Duration: 
4 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
10
Total Portage Distance: 
3640 m
Longest Portage: 
1000 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Advanced
Lake Travel: 
Advanced
Portaging: 
Moderate
Remoteness: 
Intermediate
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Access to Bark Lake via Hwy 539 north of Elliot Lake
North then northwest through Bark Lake
Northwest on Mississagi River
P 160 m L around rapids
West on Mississagi River including:
P 70 m L around rapid
P 160 m L around rapid
P 60 m around Split Rock Rapids
P 680 m around Hellgate Rapids
P 180 m R around rapids
P 100 m L around rapids
P 510 m L around two sets of rapids
Northwest on Mississagi River
West then southwest through Rocky Island Lake
P 720 m L around dam
North to Aubrey Falls
P 1000 m between 2 dams before log boom
Finish at Aubrey Falls
Access to take-out via. Hwy 129 north of Thessalon

Maps Required
Other Maps: 
41 J/NE Bark Lake 41 J/NW Wakomata Lake 41 O/SE Biscotasing (Provincial Series Maps)

Comments

Post date: Sun, 02/19/2012 - 12:54

Comments: 

HQdtOn dasbywymyuto

Post date: Tue, 02/14/2012 - 12:02

Comments: 

This piece was cogent, well-wrttein, and pithy.

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

Comments: 

Be very careful of the water levels on Rocky Island Lake. The owners of the hydro utility had left this lake dry in the summer of 2002 which would have made the lake very difficult to travel.