BWCA Portage 282 (Ottertrack)

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Approximate Length:
236m (47 rods)


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On 8/7/2019 8:15:46 PM, Riley Smith said:
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The group I was guiding did really incredible day one, so I decided to take them to something special. The climb from Ottertrack is legendary. This portage did not disappoint. The landing is a bit difficult to find, and from there it goes straight up. It's really pretty the whole way. Tiring stretch, but well worth it to get off the popular route.
On 9/10/2018 9:41:59 AM, AmateurHour said:
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Tough climb, lots of mud at the top, pretty overgrown toward the Gijikiki side. Go slow and be careful with footing. Make extra trips if needed.
On 4/13/2016 1:00:31 PM, Prorecreator said:
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A nasty little portage from Ottertrack. Not very long, but watch your footing! The reward is likely isolation on Gijikiki.
On 3/15/2016 2:17:17 PM, Ciosis said:
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Short but very steep, it's a nice challenge that keeps Gijikiki fairly private.
On 11/13/2013 3:02:01 PM, bwbrian said:
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The portage is short but has some very steep sections. Overall, it is not too bad except for the 12" of water covering the portage at the top of the hill. Might want to avoid this when it has been wet.
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Ottertrack overlook
Ottertrack overlook by bwbrian
Gijikiki Portage
Gijikiki Portage by AmateurHour
Overgrown by AmateurHour
Ottertrack Landing
Ottertrack Landing by AmateurHour
Nice Climb
Nice Climb by Riley Smith