BWCA Portage 23

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Approximate Length:
12 rods

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
20.5

"Hilliness" Index
340

# of Comments:
9

On 9/5/2018 11:37:31 PM, twincitiesjesse said:
Visit Date:
9/2/2018

Short, very easy.
On 4/20/2016 1:08:03 PM, AmateurHour said:
Visit Date:
9/4/2015

Super short. My favorite place in the BWCA to slip on wet rocks and fall in.
On 8/29/2015 9:54:24 PM, Viking_3 said:
Visit Date:
8/28/2015

Very easy. When the water is down can be a little tricky getting out on the Plume Lake side.
On 8/8/2015 9:54:46 AM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
Visit Date:
5/29/2010

A short rocky portage. Alot of traffic funnels through here.
On 7/29/2015 10:55:05 PM, KY Paddler said:
Visit Date:
6/13/2015

Very easy portage. One year the water was up a couple of feet and we were able to paddle across this portage. But most years, it's a simple carry over.
On 7/5/2015 9:58:31 AM, Joe Scott said:
Visit Date:
6/29/2015

Very short and easy. The rock can be slick. I slid into Sag up to my waist when unloading the canoe.
On 5/10/2014 10:28:22 AM, bwbrian said:
Visit Date:

Short and easy lift-over in either direction. Landings are good.
On 4/26/2014 8:23:44 PM, Gavia said:
Visit Date:
5/27/2013

This is NOT a climb. It's a piece-o'-cake little hump across an isthmus, not much more than a carryover.
On 1/22/2014 3:41:36 PM, jeemon said:
Visit Date:
8/31/2012

Very short portage, watch out for large slick boulders
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Sag-Swamp portage
Sag-Swamp portage by Joe Scott
6/29/2015
Saganaga Lake to Swamp Lake
Saganaga Lake to Swamp Lake by Gavia
9/15/2012
Saganaga Lake to Swamp Lake (landing)
Saganaga Lake to Swamp Lake (landing) by Gavia
9/15/2012
Swamp Lake to Saganaga Lake
Swamp Lake to Saganaga Lake by Gavia
5/27/2013