Twin - Jean - Jesse Loop

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113 km
6 days
Loop Trip: 
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6125 m
Longest Portage: 
840 m
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Day One (11 km / 1 portage totalling 840 m)
Start at Nym Lake access point off Hwy 11
South through Nym Lake
P 840 m to Batchewaung Lake
South through Batchewaung Lake
Southeast through Little Batchewaung Bay
Through Pickerel Narrows
Camp at Pickerel Narrows Night One
Day Two (18 km / 3 portages totalling 1330 m)

Through Pickerel Lake
P 140 m to Pine Portage Bay
West through Pine Portage Bay
P 460 m to Dore Lake
To south end of Dore Lake
P 730 m to Twin Lakes
South through Twin Lakes
South on Deux Rivieres
South through Sturgeon Lake
Camp on Sturgeon Lake night two
Day Three (23 km / no portages)

South through Sturgeon Lake
Southwest through Sturgeon Narrows
South into Sturgeon Lake
Camp on Sturgeon Lake night three
Day Four (16 km / 6 portages totalling 950 m)

To west end of Sturgeon Lake (north shore)
P 200 m to Jean Creek
North on Jean Creek
P 105 m R
P 90 m R
P 45 m R
P 110 m R to Rouge Lake
North through Route Lake
North through Jean Creek to Burntside Lake
North through Burntside Lake
P 400 m to Jean Lake
North into Jean Lake
Camp on Jean Lake night four
Day Five (19 km / 5 portages totalling 1170 m)

West through Jean Lake to north shore at centre of lake
P 150 m to Conk Lake
North through Conk Lake
P 95 m to Quetico Lake
East through Quetico Lake
P 160 m to Oriana Creek
Oriana Creek
P 100 m R
East into Oriana Lake
P 665 m along creek
East on Jesse Creek
East into Jesse Lake
Camp on Jesse Lake night five
Day Six (19 km / 4 portages totalling 1835 m)

Northeast through Jesse Lake
P 725 m to Maria Lake
Northeast across first bay of Maria Lake
P 270 m to Pickerel Lake
Through Pickerel Lake
Batchewaung Bay
Little Batchewaung Bay
P 840 m to Nym Lake
Finish at Nym Lake access point

Maps Required
Other Maps: 
Quetico Provincial Park map published by the Quetico Foundation Fisher Maps F-24, F-25, F-29


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


Be aware of low water conditions on the Deux. Can be barly enough to paddle, Mud to your waist or possibly dry enough to walk. Great fishing on Jean and Oriana