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BWCA Portage 382 (French to Powell)

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Approximate Length:
159m (32 rods)


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On 9/22/2022 10:33:56 AM, eagle98mn said:
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As noted, the French Lake landing isn't ideal, but the actual portage wasn't too bad.
On 5/3/2021 7:26:53 AM, Riley Smith said:
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We were travelling from west to east so there was no avoiding the French Lake landing. The beautiful rocks that come into view over French cover up the difficulty. Quite a pleasant portage when it was said and done.
On 6/27/2017 1:09:29 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
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Potentially treacherous landing on the French Lake end. From there the trail climbs over a slightly overgrown boulder strewn path before leveling off near the half way point to Powell.
On 6/11/2017 1:48:32 PM, OregonDave said:
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Very very difficult landing with deep water on French Lake end. We were going to day trip into Powell..but took a pass on it.
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