Farm Lake to Kitty Lake Portage
Length of portage: 90 meters.
Portage maintenance regular or low: Regular.
Elevation above Sea Level @ Farm Lake is 390 meters.
Elevation above Sea Level @ Kitty Lake is 391 meters.
Difference in elevation: 1 meters.
Elevation of highest point: 393 meters. Overall rise/fall: 3 meters.Portage cross-section profile ...
Landing at Farm Lake
Co-ordinates of location (optional): N45 39.560 W78 08.240
Topography of under-water approach: Sand and silt. (NB: In times of high water, the landing can be quite 'mucky'.)
Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: None, there a couple of natural slips.
Topography of the ascending grade: Slight grade, climbing on rocks and roots.
Impediments to moving gear to portage trail: Plenty of space for gear.Takeout at Farm Lake ...
Landing at Farm Lake ...
General description: Well travelled, short, level trail, with minimum elevation change.
Topographical impediments to travelling: An easy rise over the first 20+m at either end of the trail. Trail is equal mix of smooth path and rocky/rooty sections.
Areas susceptible to impact by periods of rain or beaver flooding: None evident.Rooty part of portage ...
Landing at Kitty Lake
Co-ordinates of location: N45 39.515 W78 08.285
Topography of under-water approach: : Gravel and some larger rocks in calf deep water leading to smooth shore takeout. (NB: In times of high water, the current can be strong even close to shore.)
Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: Opening at landing is large enough for just one canoe. (NB: Get canoe pulled ashore quickly, so others can land safely.)
Topography of the ascending grade: Smooth, gradual rise.
Impediments to moving gear to portage trail: Not much room at landing and trail begins right away with barely enough room for 2 canoes to pass.Put-in at Kitty Lake ...
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Submitted by Chris Taylor, October 2013 .. visited, September 2013