BWCA Portage 324 (Basswood River)

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Approximate Length:
244m (49 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
34.9

"Hilliness" Index
142

# of Comments:
3

On 6/2/2018 6:26:28 PM, twincitiesjesse said:
Visit Date:
5/29/2018

Had difficulty finding this when approaching from the east. What appears to be a long narrow bay on the McKenzie map is actually a waterfall. The land north of this portage that appears to be a peninsula is actually an island, splitting Wheelbarrow falls in half. Eastern landing appears to be accessible at all times. We had no difficulty launching from the western landing, but if the current is strong, it may be difficult to land there.
On 10/18/2015 5:11:05 PM, Prorecreator said:
Visit Date:
9/27/2015

A tough choice between this portage and the one on the Canadian side. This one has a much better path, but tough landings on either end.
On 11/27/2014 10:21:18 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
Visit Date:
10/2/2014

Very, very rocky from start to finish. In high water the Canadian portage needs to be used, as this one will likely be impossible to reach.
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Wheelbarrow Falls
Wheelbarrow Falls by TuscaroraBorealis
10/3/2014