Mississagi River - Biscotasing to Bark Lake

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Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
Admin
Trip Date : 
Route Author: 
Unknown
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
97 km
Duration: 
4 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
17
Total Portage Distance: 
3700 m
Longest Portage: 
1000 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Intermediate
Lake Travel: 
Advanced
Portaging: 
Moderate
Remoteness: 
Intermediate
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Access to put-in at Biscotasing
By CPR Rail or by road (Hwy 144 north of Sudbury then Sultan-Ramsey Public Access Road)
South through Biscotasi Lake
P 70 m L around dam to Boyuk Bay
South through Boyuk Bay
West through Southern Bay
Northwest through Ramsey Lake
West on Spanish River
P 500 m L around rapids
Liftover at rapids just before Spanish Lake
South through Spanish Lake
P 150 m L around dam
South through Bardney Lake
P 430 m to Sulfur Lake (crosses height of land between watersheds)
Across Sulfur Lake
P 200 m to River
P 1000 m to small pothole
P 90 m to small pothole
P 90 m to Mississagi Lake
South through Mississagi Lake
South through Upper Green Lake
P 90 m L around rapids to Kashbogama Lake
p 300 m to Shangush Lake
P 30 m L around rapids into Mississagi River
South through Limit Lake
P 60 m L around rapids
P 60 m R around rapids
P 20 m around rapids
South through Upper Bark lake
P 500 m to small lake
P 100 m into Bark Lake
Road access to Bark Lake via Hwy 639 from Elliot Lake

Maps Required
Other Maps: 
41 J/NE Bark Lake 41 J/NW Wakomata Lake 41 O/SE Biscotasing