BWCA Portage 242 (Beartrack to Thumb)

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Approximate Length:
965m (192 rods)


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On 10/22/2021 1:39:50 PM, eagle98mn said:
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Coming out of Beartrack, the beginning was quite steep. I was huffing and puffing by the time things leveled out in the middle.
On 2/14/2015 10:26:19 AM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
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Decent landings on both ends. Most of the trail is quite level & across an excellent flat path. Only as you near the Thumb lake end does the trail begin to drop and rocky, as well as muddy, sections are encountered. Thought the large expanse of mossy forest floor in the mid section was pretty neat.
On 5/10/2014 9:06:37 PM, bwbrian said:
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This is a rather long, but not-too-challenging portage. Decent landings, gentle elevation changes, and a good trail make this a pleasant portage overall.
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Beartrack ~ Thumb portage
Beartrack ~ Thumb portage by TuscaroraBorealis