BWCA Portage 597 (Trout to Pine)

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Approximate Length:
269 rods

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
74.9

"Hilliness" Index
55

# of Comments:
3

On 4/24/2018 10:52:09 AM, Duluth Man said:
Visit Date:
7/9/2017

Long up and down portage. Muddy & buggy.
On 2/15/2018 12:33:24 PM, broeckerm said:
Visit Date:
5/25/2017

Overall not too bad of a portage, no crazy mud or elevation changes. The lowland trail on the Pine side was overgrown and a little rough on the bare legs, but otherwise good!
On 2/23/2017 12:04:34 PM, Sevendog said:
Visit Date:
9/28/2016

This was my first trip to the BWCA since I was 12 (over 30 years ago), and I went solo. After this portage I decided I really should have used a lighter canoe, packed less stuff, and put that less stuff in better packs. My boots and knee-high waterproof socks worked great, though, as there is a section that is a bit wet and swampy. I'm a relatively fit day hiker, but with the heavy load I was quite challenged, mainly by the length of it.
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