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Woodland Caribou Portage 20065 (Unnamed to Mexican Hat)

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On 1/18/2023 9:45:59 AM, vern.dewit said:
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This portage is OK (not great) on the north end from Mexican Hat Lake but quickly deteriorates towards Burnt Rock Lake. See photos.
On 1/16/2023 10:11:57 AM, RedLakeRunner said:
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The north half of this portage from the creek crossing to Mexican Hat Lake was not burned by the 2021 fire, and therefore only required the removal of a few down trees from the trail. The section south of the creek crossing was burned in 2021 leaving a forest of black standing dead trees. I took the time and found the old trail and marked it with orange flagging tape and rock cairns. This will be a mess in the years to come as the standing dead trees fall over. Be prepared with a handsaw.
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