Dumoine River from Lac Laforge

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General Info

Difficulty Ratings

Distance: 80 km
Duration : 5 days
Loop Trip : no
 
River Travel : advanced
Lake Travel : novice
Portaging : Moderate
Remoteness : intermediate

Portage Info

Maps Required

No. of Portages : 18
Total Length: 5617 m
Average Length: 312 m
Longest Portage : 1500 m
 
Topo Maps (1:50,000)
31 K/13 Lac Dumoine
31 K/12 Lac Russel
31 K/5 Lac du Pinceau
31 K/4 Rolphton

Handicapped Accessibility

GPX Data for this Route

SuitabilitySuitability : poor

Frequent and rugged portages
 
no gpx data found

Route Description

Access is by fly-in to Lac Laforge
South through Lac Laforge
South on Dumoine River
P 200 m R around Twin Falls
P 150 m L around rapid
South on Dumoine River
Class I`s and swift
P 1500 m L around Ragged Chutes (Grunt Portage)
P 400 m L around Bridge Rapids (at road)
Class 1`s
South into Lac Benoit (alternate start point)
P 30 m R around rapid
P 70 m R around falls
P 225 m R around Canoe Eater (Class III)
Class I rapid
Class II rapid (The Sleeper)
Class II rapid (Double Choice)
Class II rapid (The Snake)
P 120 m R around rapid (Thread the Needle)
Log Jam Rapids
Gooseneck Rapids
P 70 m R around Little Steel rapids
P 312 m R around Little Steel Falls
Class I rapid
Cass II rapid
Swifts
Class II rapid (Cliff Hanger)
South through Burnt Island Lake
Swift
Class I rapid (Gap Chutes)
P 212 m L around Big Steel Rapids
Class I Rapid
Class II rapid
Swifts
South on Dumoine River
Class II Rapid (Z Rapids)
P 138 m L around Turner Rapids
South on Dumoine River
P 1500 m R around Grand Chute (alternate 1000 m trail, but more difficult)
South through Lac Robinson
P 138 m R around rapid
P 468 m R around rapid
P 200 m R around rapid
Swifts and Class I`s
P 184 m R around Examination Rapids
Class I rapid
P 30 m R around falls
Swifts
P 70 m L around falls
South on Dumoine River
Cross Ottawa River (caution - windy area)
Finish at Driftwood Provincial Park
 

General Comments

Many of the rapids listed are runnable, depending on water levels and paddler skill
 

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User Submitted Information

THIS IS AN OLD VERSION OF 'ROUTES' & THEREFORE IS NO LONGER OPEN FOR ADDITIONAL COMMENTS.
 
 

Submitted by:  nick dubois         on 0000-00-00

have traveleed the dumoine and laforge area,


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