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BWCA Portage 325 (Mountain to Clearwater)

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Approximate Length:
406m (81 rods)


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On 1/29/2024 2:40:42 PM, halvorson.christopher said:
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Decent climbs. Wide, well traveled, great landings
On 12/7/2021 1:43:14 PM, swegler said:
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This was our last portage from the beginning of Pine Lake heading west. The portage was average intensity with the elevation to consider. If you have weak legs this route is not for you.
On 7/22/2020 7:27:28 PM, FreeRangeZombie said:
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Could be shorter, could be longer, but it was definitely and elevation change. Nothing too bad
On 7/10/2019 12:52:48 PM, WanderingKansas said:
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Just as the others have said. There's a little elevation here, but it's not long and very pleasant overall.
On 7/1/2019 6:55:12 PM, Riley Smith said:
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A little steep in places, but easier than most of the portages in the area. Very scenic route besides. Made it through without too much difficulty.
On 6/21/2018 6:29:19 PM, Bradford said:
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nothing unusual here - good trail, not too much strain with the reward of mountain lake on the far side.
On 10/26/2016 11:20:29 AM, eagle98mn said:
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Echoing others here. Plenty of terrain but easily defined trail. Make time to climb to the BRT overlook on the west side. It was about a 40 minute detour for us, roundtrip.
On 5/25/2016 8:35:05 AM, BobberRob said:
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From Clearwater to Mountain it is uphill until you cross the Border Trail. That said, it isn't too bad as it is short. Great landings on both sides. 3/5
On 8/19/2015 9:17:49 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
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Typical Gunflint area north/south orientated portage. The trail is well worn & usually in good shape but, the climb will get your blood pumping a bit. Outstanding overlooks can be viewed by hiking the BRT (trail intersects at the crest of this portage) in either direction, the one to the east is closer but the western view is more expansive.
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