Wilderness Rivers of Manitoba


Four years of exhaustive research and cartography went in to producing this classic guidebook, detailed right down to the last boulder in every rapid. Routes are graded by environmental zone and proximity to Winnipeg, for the level of difficulty and remoteness, and general risk factor. Maps are detailed, illustrating classification of rapids, running channels, portages and campsites. Planning logistics are also made simple with a current listing of available services and outfitters. Fourteen river descriptions including information on Woodland Caribou Provincial Park in Ontario, Atikaki Wilderness Park in Manitoba, Bloodvein/Hayes and Seal Heritage Rivers.



Wilderness Rivers of Manitoba

Researching Wilderness Rivers of Manitoba was a five-year pilgrimage through some of Canada’s most austere and capricious landscapes. An often harsh and unforgiving environment, it was also awe-inspiring, alluring and soulful. It is a wilderness without equal, one beautifully sculptured by nature and steeped in Native culture. This is not just a guidebook for the canoe enthusiast; it is also an illustrated journal of personal experiences and emotions in the “Land Where the Spirit Lives,” It is a story of pure adventure that is guaranteed to have even the armchair paddler sitting on the edge of his or her seat.


  • Paperback: 168 pages
  • Publisher: Boston Mills Press; Revised edition edition (March 6 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 155046440X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1550464405
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 1.3 x 27.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 640 g


Additional information

Weight 0.700 g
Dimensions 12 × 8 in