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BWCA Portage 33

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Approximate Length:
687m (137 rods)


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On 6/3/2020 1:18:32 PM, Shoot!TheRapids said:
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We found this to be two separate portages with a very short paddle in the middle. We did look to see if the trails connected, a large beaver pond north of the river seems to have swallowed any possible trail. The west portage is the coolest portage I've ever been on. There are cairns marking the way around the bay at the end of Sterling Lake and you have to climb (or rappel) a large rock face to traverse it. Taking into account the two portage sections, this is the most 'technically difficult' portage I have done. The portage trails are still relatively easy to follow, though they are quite overgrown.
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