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BWCA Portage 331 (West Pike to East Pike)

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Approximate Length:
887m (176 rods)


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On 1/29/2024 3:53:49 PM, halvorson.christopher said:
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pretty portage. easy for the east side lakes
On 10/21/2023 6:52:01 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
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The landing on East Pike is a mess of odd shaped boulders. However, after getting past that you couldn't hope for a less technically demanding trail with no elevation until you start nearing the intersection of the trail south to Pine Lake where mud, roots and boulders begin appearing with increasing frequency. Just past the intersection there is a short boardwalk just prior to a short stone stairway down to a smallish landing on West Pike
On 3/14/2023 10:48:53 AM, Riley Smith said:
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Decent length, but we had just had a snack and were ready to go. The group powered through this one while I strolled along with my canoe and enjoyed the trees. Landing is a little tight on the west end.
On 10/26/2016 11:33:32 AM, eagle98mn said:
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From East to West Pike, I didn't look closely at the contours in advance. Up and down, with rocks and mud, plus some decent length too.
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End of a tough portage
End of a tough portage by Chadd
End of a rough portage
End of a rough portage by Chadd
Looking East from the Portage to West Pike
Looking East from the Portage to West Pike by gbgraves
East Pike landing
East Pike landing by TuscaroraBorealis
Boulders & boardwalk
Boulders & boardwalk by TuscaroraBorealis
Steps near West Pike
Steps near West Pike by TuscaroraBorealis
West Pike landing
West Pike landing by TuscaroraBorealis
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