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Athabasca River - Jasper to Whitecourt

07.27.2019 - 08.05.2019


Trip Type:

 Moving Water, Multi-day Wilderness Camping

Detailed Trip Rating:

3C4 Click here for explanation of the trip rating

Experience Level:


Water Class:

 Class II

Trip Description:

A 292 km over 9-10 days along the mighty Athabasca River starting in Jasper and ending in Whitecourt.

Suitable Boats

(see notes)

Open Canoe - Yes

Covered Canoe - Yes

Touring Kayak - Yes

Rec Kayak - No

Whitewater Kayak – No

Meeting Point:


Trip Coordinator:

Donna McKenzie

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Call: (780) 481-4756


Please contact the Trip Coordinator no later than the Wednesday before the trip is schedule to start. Some trips may have space limitations or require early booking. Contact the Trip Coordinator.

Trips are open to all current Northwest Voyageurs Canoe and Kayak Club members.

Touring Kayak - Typically 12 feet long or more and 24" wide or less, with front and rear water tight compartments for flotation and storage, defined keel

Rec Kayak - Typically less than 12 feet long, often greater than 24" wide, with one or no water tight compartments, may or may not have a keel

Whitewater Kayak - Typically less than 10', no watertight compartments, no keel


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