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BWCA Portage 270 (Gneiss to Granite Bay)

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Approximate Length:
130m (26 rods)


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On 1/30/2024 5:39:24 PM, Phillip Santillan said:
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This portage is very easy. I have never run the rapids because of all of the trees that have fallen over into the rapids. Landing on the north side empties into a mucky bottom so be careful when you step into the water. It's that stinky mud no one likes.
On 1/25/2023 6:55:58 PM, Brad said:
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The water levels were high enough that we were able to run the rapids.
On 9/21/2021 3:34:45 PM, Ginger said:
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Check the water level. You may be able to walk your canoes.
On 7/19/2015 9:32:03 AM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
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At certain water levels the stretch of rapids the portage goes around can easily be run. But the portage itself is quite easy. The landing on the Gneiss lake side will likely be mucky. Between the trail and the river was an over abundance of raspberries.
On 7/7/2014 8:23:20 PM, bwbrian said:
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Level, easy portage with solid footing along the way.
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Portage 270 (from the south entrance)
Portage 270 (from the south entrance) by Phillip Santillan
South Entrance of Portage 270
South Entrance of Portage 270 by Phillip Santillan
Portage from the South Entrance
Portage from the South Entrance by Phillip Santillan
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