BWCA Portage 60 (Duncan to Partridge)

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Approximate Length:
166 rods

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
77.9

"Hilliness" Index
93

# of Comments:
1

On 4/5/2017 7:15:30 PM, Amancharlas said:
Visit Date:
5/20/2011

I did this portage with a friend in 2011. It was my 2nd trip to BWCA. At that time I felt it was a difficult trip even though were using a inflatable canoe. We deflated the canoe into a backpack and carried it. My memory is not very clear but I remember us talking about it later and thinking how much more difficult it would have been if we had a regular canoe. We had to walk through a 6 foot swampy stretch but otherwise the footing was reasonably solid. We camped in Partridge lake with a desire for a remote site. The change in elevation is mostly gradual and though it is not a very difficult portage but I would recommend caution. Suggest carrying canoe first and then luggage. Keep spare hands and energy for when things get a little tiring.
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