BWCA Portage 401 (Missing Link to Tuscarora)

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Approximate Length:
1820m (362 rods)


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On 5/24/2020 3:46:08 PM, Aldy1 said:
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This portage sucks. Very hilly and rocky. Great landings on both sides is the only positive.
On 9/19/2017 1:48:00 PM, djwillco said:
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If it's been raining you should definitely plan on getting your feet wet and/or muddy. Otherwise, not too bad if you just take a couple breaks as needed!
On 9/11/2017 11:14:33 AM, tkohlhorst said:
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Coming from Missing Link to Tuscarora It is a long portage and it did get muddy in a few spots, but over all not a bad portage. We started out with this portage doing a loop back to Round Lake thinking we would get the hard part over with....we found this to be the easy portages over the multiple shorter portages back to round
On 4/12/2017 5:59:15 PM, jlindst3 said:
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For a portage that is over a mile, it is not that bad. Fairly well maintained, we say multiple folks portaging at the same time, including a group with all grey hair. Just keep plugging away and take a break or two, I thought I was probably 2/3 through when I made it to Missing Link.
On 8/9/2016 11:37:28 AM, BobberRob said:
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Yes, it is long. Yes, it is rocky. Yes, it is muddy. Yes, there are hills. As mentioned, Tusc to Missing Link is much more difficult. If you need a break there are plenty of places to set your canoe/pack down to get a breather. 5/5
On 8/9/2015 9:46:28 AM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
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The fabeled Tuscarora portage is long and has several elevation changes as well as a few potentially muddy sections. The climb out of Tuscarora Lake (if headed in that direction) is certainly the toughest section.
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Tuscarora landing
Tuscarora landing by TuscaroraBorealis
Tad Muddy
Tad Muddy by tkohlhorst