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BWCA Portage 20 (Little Shell)

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Approximate Length:
26m (5 rods)


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On 1/21/2023 12:02:59 AM, RougeCanoe said:
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We were able to paddle through with minimal scooting over one log.
On 10/22/2021 1:15:38 PM, eagle98mn said:
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2018: Skipped it and paddled through 2021: Low water and we were still able to go through without having to unload. I had to step out of the canoe for a moment to lighten the load as we bumped through.
On 6/6/2018 5:46:27 PM, Bradford said:
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paddle thru it.
On 9/1/2017 10:40:34 AM, gzembal7 said:
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We were able to paddle through this portage.
On 5/10/2014 9:35:43 AM, bwbrian said:
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Unless the water is low, you can forget the portage and just paddle on through to Little Shell. The passageway is narrow but generally has good depth.
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