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BWCA Portage 435 (Tin Can Mike to Sandpit)

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Approximate Length:
648m (129 rods)


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On 5/31/2022 10:56:32 PM, flynn said:
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Took us a few minutes to locate it due to a mismarked map, but once we found it it was smooth walking. Wide and flat... hard to ask for an easier ~140 rods. Sandpit landing was a bit buggy, I spose.
On 11/12/2019 1:37:17 PM, eagle98mn said:
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Muddy in spots without the boardwalk, otherwise a level old rail bed.
On 6/29/2019 3:12:11 PM, mada1973 said:
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Worried that the length would be a challenge, but it was really flat and the boardwalk is a game changer on the north end. Fisher F-10 has it as 180 R.
On 5/27/2019 6:31:43 AM, Joe Scott said:
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Not a hard portage but was busy. Two other groups on the portage with us.
On 2/24/2019 6:13:30 PM, Riley Smith said:
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We felt really bad for another group at this portage. When we showed up, there was a girl scout group just landing. They had so much gear and most of it was too heavy for the girls. The leaders were taking the portage 3 times each. We offered help, but no avail. They were in for a long trip. Portage is a little messy, but not bad.
On 11/28/2018 7:39:27 AM, 4everpaddle said:
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Nice flat trail. Thank goodness there is a boardwalk through the north end of trail.
On 9/30/2018 1:48:24 PM, Mike Monahan said:
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The portage is located on the exposed rock ledge peninsula on the Tin Can Mike side. Easy flat portage that can be muddy in areas.
On 6/16/2015 10:05:01 AM, PanicButtonGuy said:
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Portage was easy to find. NE corner of Sandpit. The last little bit coming from Sandpit is a narrow boardwalk. Watch the nails sticking out of the boards.
On 2/13/2015 1:28:16 PM, halvorson.christopher said:
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We had difficulty finding this portage... not sure why. It is more along the south-east side vs. on the north-east side. There was a landing area ont he NE corner of the lake and a trail.... but its not the correct trail, and it led no-where.
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