BWCA Portage 859 (Poplar to Skipper)

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Approximate Length:
316 rods

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
60.8

"Hilliness" Index
38

# of Comments:
3

On 6/9/2016 6:50:36 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
Visit Date:
5/28/2016

From the Poplar end the trail climbs right off the bat. There are several other minor elevation changes along the way, as well as multiple mud holes. Decent landings on both ends but, very buggy.
On 1/14/2015 8:55:01 PM, 4everpaddle said:
Visit Date:
7/14/2013

This was one of the worst portages I've been on. It was overgrown, so you could not see the many rocks you were stepping/tripping on. Trees down and young trees catching the front of the canoe all the time.
On 5/27/2014 2:38:22 PM, kzh said:
Visit Date:
5/24/2014

A lot longer than it looks, because it is not heavily used, and it has not been well-maintained. Lots of trees down and overgrowth. Lots of recent evidence of moose.
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