West Montreal River

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Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
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Trip Date : 
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Unknown
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
64 km
Duration: 
4 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
8
Total Portage Distance: 
1277 m
Longest Portage: 
280 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Intermediate
Lake Travel: 
Intermediate
Portaging: 
Easy
Remoteness: 
Intermediate
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Wapus Creek access from Hwy 560 16 km west of Gowganda
North on Wapus Creek
North on West Montreal River
North through Metikemedo Lake
North through Penassi Lake
P 160 m R around rapid
North on West Montreal River
P 40 m R around rapid
P 155 m L around set of rapids
P 170 m R around rapid
P 280 m R around Caribou Falls (caution!)
North through Mistinikon Lake
P 200 m R around Matachewan Falls
South through Matachewan Lake
P 100 m R around rapids
P 120 m R around Old Woman Rapids
South to Matachewan at Hwy 66 west of Kirkland Lake

Maps Required
Topo Maps (1:50,000): 
41 P/10 Gowganda 41 P/15 Matachewan 42 A/2 Radisson Lake 41 P/16 Charlton Station