Shark Lake Route

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Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
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Unknown
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
16 km
Duration: 
2 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
7
Total Portage Distance: 
3442 m
Longest Portage: 
990 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Novice
Lake Travel: 
Novice
Portaging: 
Easy
Remoteness: 
Novice
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

North of Woodview on Hwy 28 to Long Lake Road
Parking is available at Long Lake Lodge
West through Long Lake
P 540 m to Buzzard Lake
South through Buzzard Lake
P 113 m into Vixen Lake
South through Vixen Lake
P 765 m to Shark Lake
To most southerly bay of Shark Lake
South on Buzzard Creek
P 990 m to small unnamed lake
To most easterly end of lake
P 22m to second unnamed lake
To most easterly end of lake
P 22m to third unnamed lake
South through lake
P 990 m to Coon Lake
East to end of Coon Lake
Access to finish - Hwy 28 about 1.6 km north of Burleigh Falls, Coon Lake Road

Comments

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

Comments: 

Have completed this route from both ends, with Shark Lake as the camping location for the weekend. Long Lake access is easier, although wind can be a factor, as the lake is aptly named. Coon Lake access has hilly, though short, portages getting into Shark Lake. Not much fish in Shark Lake.

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

Comments: 

Have completed this route from both ends, with Shark Lake as the camping location for the weekend. Long Lake access is easier although wind can be a factor on Long Lake. Coon Lake access has tougher portages getting into Shark Lake. Not much fishing in Shark Lake either.