BWCA Portage 234 (North to Steep)

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Approximate Length:
553m (110 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
68

"Hilliness" Index
123

# of Comments:
5

On 9/26/2016 8:33:01 PM, Mike Monahan said:
Visit Date:
9/19/2016

Very happy we were heading out of Steep because this portage certainly holds up to the lakes name...
On 9/5/2016 10:22:09 PM, BobberRob said:
Visit Date:
9/2/2016

Coming into Steep this thing felt like a beast. The footing is rough and it is up hill. Thankfully it is shorter. 4/5
On 3/21/2016 1:16:35 AM, Woodstripper said:
Visit Date:
6/18/2015

The trail had been completely washed out and destroyed by a heavy deluge a few days before. Rocks, gullies, and difficult footing. Per Superior National Forest Service, the trail was reworked in 2015, but is in need of constant repair due to being prone to washout in heavy rains.
On 2/14/2015 10:15:38 AM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
Visit Date:
9/26/2012

Decent landings. A fairly tough up & over coming from South. Seen some fresh wolf scat going back over for my second load.
On 11/22/2013 11:16:53 PM, bwbrian said:
Visit Date:
7/28/2012

This portage is a steady climb for the first 3/4 of the trail going to Steep Lake. The trail is maintained well and has solid footing. The landings are also in good shape at both ends.
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Steep Lake portage
Steep Lake portage by TuscaroraBorealis
9/19/2012
Nap time
Nap time by TuscaroraBorealis
9/19/2012
Mushroom
Mushroom by Mike Monahan
Mushroom
Mushroom by Mike Monahan
Mushroom
Mushroom by Mike Monahan