Saskatchewan General Route Info

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Saskatchewan Overall/Prelimary Route Info

Lengthy Routes with significant reaches in more than one basin. 
Notes. 
1. Routes on the Churchill River passing through Otter Lake are posted in the Upper Churchill or the Lower Churchill region or both, as appropriate. 
2. Routes on the Churchill River starting below Otter Lake and continuing on the Sturgeon-weir River are posted in the Sturgeon-weir region only. 

Athabasca River, La Biche River, Beaver River and Churchill River. Online, Notes, Photos, Maps. 
Ed note: Saskatchewan segment of a trip from Jasper to Hudson Bay.
Source 1: canoeing.com 
Author: Adam Maxwell. 
Route description (condensed): Athabasca River below Jasper, up La Biche River, Lac La Biche (lake and town), road travel (Rte 55), Sand River (likely), Beaver River, Churchill River, Hudson Bay. 
http://www.canoeing.com/advanced/featur ... ummary.htm 
http://www.canoeing.com/advanced/featur ... whales.htm 
Source 2: Every Trail. 
Author: railstowhales. 
Content: Maps with occasional comments. 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1614631 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1614680 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1614632 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1614633 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1614634 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1614635 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1614636 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1615853 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1615866 
Ed note: Entries for Days 26 through 39 not found. 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1637185 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1638319 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1640935 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1677384 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1642220 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1643945 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1645334 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1645988 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1646633 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1647742 
Ed note: Entries for Days 49 and 50 not found. 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1653819 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1654967 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1656447 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1657677 
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1695170 
Ed note: No entries found for Day 55 and on. 
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs. 

Lac la Ronge to Manitoba, via Churchill River, Reindeer River, Reindeer Lake, Wollaston Lake and Cochrane River. Online, Journal. 
Route description (condensed): La Ronge, Lac la Ronge, Rapid River, Nistowiak Lake and Churchill River (features), Ourom Lake, up Reindeer River (features), Reindeer Lake, Swan River (not the Swan River that flows east to Manitoba, for which a source is 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swan_River ... tchewan%29 ) 
Swan Lake, Blondeau River, Wollaston Lake, Cochrane River features, enter MB, continue to the Thlewiaza River, Hudson Bay and Arviat. 
Author: Bill Layman. 
http://www.out-there.com/billtri2.htm 
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs. 

Ottawa to Inuvik. Online, Journal, Photos.
Authors: Trans CanEAUda group. 
Route description: Ottawa, Ottawa River, Mattawa River, Lake Nipissing, French River, Georgian Bay, “Lake Huron” (North Channel?), Sault Ste Marie, Lake Superior, ride from Thunder Bay to Grand Portage, Pigeon River, BWCAW (Gunflint Lake mentioned), … , Kenora, Lake of the Woods, Winnipeg River, Pointe au Bois, Winnipeg, train to The Pas, Saskatchewan River, Cumberland Lake, Sturgeon-weir River, Frog Portage, Churchill River, Missinipe, Snake Rapids, ride to La Loche, Methy Portage, Clearwater River, Fort McMurray, Athabasca River, Lake Athabasca, Slave River, Great Slave Lake, Mackenzie River, Norman Wells, Inuvik.
http://transcaneaudaen.wordpress.com/home/ 
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs. 

Reindeer Lake, Wollaston Lake and Fond du Lac River. Southend to Stony Rapids. Online, Journal, Photos. 
Source: University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee) Library, Sigurd F Olson web site. 
http://www4.uwm.edu/letsci/research/sig ... ntents.htm 
Ed note: 1957 trip with Sigurd F Olson, Omond Solandt, Elliot Rodger, Tyler Thompson and Eric Morse. 
Author: Denis Coolican. 
Route description (place names from both Coolican and Toporama): Southend (by charter from Flin Flon), Reindeer Lake, Butler Island, Murray Island, Tate Island, Robinson Bay, Swan River, Swan Lake, Blondeau River, Middle Lake, Compulsion Bay, Wollaston Lake, resupply post (Ed note: must be Wollaston Lake settlement), Sandy Island, Fond du Lac River (features entry), Stony Rapids settlement. 
Title at source: Voyageurs 1957: Reindeer Lake to Stony Rapids.
http://www4.uwm.edu/letsci/research/sig ... _diary.htm 
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs. 

Wollaston Lake to Kasba Lake, via Cochrane River, Thlewiaza River, Kazan River, and Nowleye River.Online, Journal, Photos. 
Sources: Nastawgan, Vol 23. Issues 1 and 3, 1996. 
Authors: Sara Seager and Mike Wevrick.
Route description: Wollaston Lake, Cochrane River features, Thlewiaza River features, Kasmere Lake, Little Partridge River, Kasba Lake, Kazan River features, Angikuni Lake, Nowleye Lake, Nowleye River, cross to Kamilukuak River basin, Blue Island Lake, Casimir Lake, ... ,Taitna Lake, Mallet Lake, ... , Kasba Lake. 
Title: Sixty Days in the Land of Little Sticks. 
http://news.ourontario.ca/nastawgan/123418/page/2?n=1 
http://news.ourontario.ca/nastawgan/123420/page/2?n=2 
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.