Wababimiga - Drowning Route No. 2

CanadaOntarioHudson Bay, James Bay north
Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
Admin
Trip Date : 
Route Author: 
Unknown
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
113 km
Duration: 
10 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
17
Total Portage Distance: 
5290 m
Longest Portage: 
1200 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Intermediate
Lake Travel: 
Intermediate
Portaging: 
Moderate
Remoteness: 
Intermediate
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Unknown
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Hwy 11 west to between Longlac and Geraldton.
North on Hwy 584 to Hwy 643. East on Hwy 643 to Nakina.
Access road to Wababimiga Lake
Northeast through Wababimiga Lake
P 1200 m along small lake chain into Wababimiga River
Northeast on Wababimiga River (swift water)
P 206 m R around falls and rapid (11 m drop)
P 165 m L around rapid
South on Drowning River
P 283 m R
P 257 m R around log jam and falls (8 m drop)
P 208 m R around rapids
P 377 m R around log jam and falls
P 18 m R around Bald Rock Rapids
P 344 m R around Tin Can Rapids
P 229 m L around rapids
P 485 m L around Jackpine Rapids (wet and muddy!)
P 344 m R around rapids just north of Relief Lake
South through Relief Lake
P 47 m L around log jam
P 329 m R around Rapids
P 104 m L around rapids
P 366 m L around falls
P 214 m R around rapids and beaver dams
Southwest through Lower Twin Lake to finish
(Hwy 643 bridge over Lower Twin Lake near Nakina)

Maps Required
Other Maps: 
42 L/SE Nakina (Provincial Series map)