English River - Press Lake to Sioux Lookout

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Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
Admin
Trip Date : 
Route Author: 
Unknown
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
84 km
Duration: 
5 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
10
Total Portage Distance: 
4591 m
Longest Portage: 
1635 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Advanced
Lake Travel: 
Advanced
Portaging: 
Moderate
Remoteness: 
Advanced
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Unknown
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Press Lake by junction of Hwy 642 and Hwy 599
Northwest through Press Lake
P 192 m L to Jarvis Lake
West through Jarvis Lake
P 48 m L around old bridge (crosses road)
P 216 m R around dangerous rapid
P 216 m R centre of island to bypass falls with 2 m drop
P 433 m L around rapids
West on English River
P 289 m L around rapids or CBR
P 673 m l around rapids at the mouth of Loggers Lake
P 216 m L around dangerous rapid
P 673 m L around set of rapids or CBR
P 1635 m R around rapids and falls (or CBR rapids & portage falls, but caution!)
Northwest through Minitaki Lake
Northwest through Abram Lake
Finish at town of Sioux Lookout on Hwy 642

Maps Required
Topo Maps (1:50,000): 
52 J/4 Sioux Lookout 52 G/13 Yonde 52 G/14 Valora
Other Maps: 
52 G/NW Press Lake 52 J/SW Marchington Lake (Provincial Series maps)