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BWCA Portage 390 (Gillis to Fern)

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Approximate Length:
133m (26 rods)


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On 9/22/2022 10:35:32 AM, eagle98mn said:
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This is a very well-defined path with solid footing. On the Fern Lake side, the beaver dam still has to be lifted over, but even that provided solid footing to work with.
On 5/3/2021 7:23:16 AM, Riley Smith said:
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Fairly straight forward and very scenic. The Fern end is difficult to spot as it looks like an extension of the beaver dam from the water. Then it's a stretch of floodwater till the portage itself starts.
On 6/27/2017 1:12:24 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
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A flat path that was slightly overgrown (overhanging branches). A beaver dam on the Fern Lake end flooded the last few rods before the put in.
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