BWCA Campsite 2053 on Sawbill

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On 8/26/2019 1:26:24 PM, ejv said:

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Stayed here two nights with a group of 7-- very convenient to the Alton portage (and every site on Alton was full). It's pretty nice, and though you can only land one canoe at a time in between the rocks, there's space enough to store 3-4 near the shore. The campsite is maybe 12' above lake level. There are seating-logs around the fire grate, and a big tree that cracked 8' above the ground and fell over, creating an irresistible angled climb for teenage boys. There is one great pad away from the fire, a smaller one by the latrine trail, and you could fit 2-3 more closer to the fire, but the ground has a 5-10 degree slope there. We had great stargazing (of maybe 1/4 of the sky) from near the lake, and even had a fisher saunter across our campsite one morning when most people were out on the lake.
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