Bird River

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Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
Admin
Trip Date : 
Route Author: 
Unknown
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
34 km
Duration: 
1 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
5
Total Portage Distance: 
1675 m
Longest Portage: 
750 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Intermediate
Lake Travel: 
Not applicable
Portaging: 
Moderate
Remoteness: 
Novice
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Start at boat launch at the east end of Bird lake (off Hwy 315)
West through Bird Lake (heavily populated)
West on Bird River for 3 km
Past Hwy 315 (alternate start point)
West on Bird River 6 km
P 25 m L around ledge
West on Bird River
P 400 m around bridge / log jam
West on Bird River 6 km
Class I Rapid
West on Bird River 1 km
P 200 m L around waterfall
Flat water for 6 km
Class I rapid
West on Bird River for 1.5 km
P 300 m R around falls
West on Bird River
Rapid CBR but ferry out to right before canyon
P 750 m R along top of canyon (class III+ rapids)
West on River
Class I Rapid
Class II+ Rapid (end must be run)
Class I rapid
West into Lac du Bonnet
Finish at Hwy 315 bridge

Maps Required
Topo Maps (1:50,000): 
52 L/5 Pointe du Bois 52 L/6 Ryerson Lake
Other
Special Comments: 

Accessible any time between May and September

Comments

Post date: Thu, 02/28/2008 - 13:44

Comments: 

Just looking for more information for a trip being planned for may 2008!