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This page has a short description of the Long Lake Route trip that I did with my mom, my friend Matt and Matt's mom, from August 17 to 20, 2002.

August 17, 2002
Drove to take out point at Coon Lake UTM 722750E, 4942610N (Based on NAD 83, Zone 17N)
Shuttled second car and trailer to put-in point at Long Lake, UTM 726080E, 4953000N
Paddled SW through Long Lake into Loucks Lake
P 133m and P 30m into Cox Lake
S through Cox Lake
P 1503m into Triangle Lake
S through Triangle Lake into Cherry Lake
Camp on N shore of Cherry Lake

Todays portage distance = 1666 m
Total portage distance = 1666 m
Todays paddle distance = 11.3 Km
Total paddle distance = 11.3 Km

August 18, 2002
S through Cherry Lake
P 117m to Turtle Lake
P 900m into Stoplog Lake
P 243m into Compass Lake
P 117m into Loucks Lake
NE through Loucks Lake to Long Lake
Matt and his mom left to continue on back to our put-in point, as they both had to be at work on Monday. Mom and I continued on by ourselves from this point.
P 540m to Buzzard Lake
P 113m into Vixen Lake
Camp on island site, UTM 721600E, 4948250N

Todays portage distance = 2030 m
Total portage distance = 3696 m
Todays paddle distance = 12.1 Km
Total paddle distance = 23.4 Km

August 19, 2002
S through Vixen Lake
P 765m to Shark Lake
P 990m to Buzzard Creek/Un-named Lake #1
P 22m to Un-named Lake #2
Camp on Un-named Lake #2, UTM 721390E, 4945020N

Todays portage distance = 1777 m
Total portage distance = 5473 m
Todays paddle distance = 4.1 Km
Total paddle distance = 27.5 Km

August 20, 2002
P 22m to Un-named Lake #3
P 990m to Coon Lake
SE through Coon Lake to take-out

Todays portage distance = 1012 m
Total portage distance = 6485 m
Todays paddle distance = 3.1 Km
Total paddle distance = 30.6 Km

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  This page was last updated on June 17, 2003 at 02:13 AM