BWCA Portage 442 (Ensign to Splash)

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Approximate Length:
56m (11 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
1.9

"Hilliness" Index
35

# of Comments:
7

On 7/18/2021 12:13:45 PM, kaywhypaddle said:
Visit Date:
7/9/2021

Can't speak to the portage. We walked the canoe through on our way in from Splash to Ensign. On the way out, we just floated through. I would have been a little nervous running kevlar through it, but it probably would have been fine. In our royalex it wasn't even a thought. I would have no qualms walking kevlar through. I believe water levels are little low right now though, so it may be an easier float at normal levels too.
On 8/7/2019 8:40:07 PM, Riley Smith said:
Visit Date:
7/24/2019

I paddled right on through. No problem.
On 1/3/2019 4:59:27 PM, flynn said:
Visit Date:
6/9/2018

Surprisingly buggy on a rainy June morning. Otherwise a quick shuffle of gear.
On 6/13/2017 12:57:58 AM, areynoldsbell said:
Visit Date:
6/11/2017

Paddled through even though water was not very high. Fun. I would find a way to drag the canoe over the tiny falls if I had to. It looked like less than a foot drop, but I was shocked at how easy it was. Never got hung up.
On 9/19/2016 9:15:08 PM, niem0128 said:
Visit Date:
7/2/2016

Real easy carryover.
On 2/13/2015 12:03:57 PM, halvorson.christopher said:
Visit Date:
5/19/2013

paddled thru
On 6/2/2014 8:53:52 PM, Bradford said:
Visit Date:
10/4/2013

Short, easy. Usually can paddle thru this one - we went thru it in late Fall (Oct) so must be good most times to run.
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Ensign - Splash (paddle through)
Ensign - Splash (paddle through) by Gavia
6/18/2014