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BWCA Portage 445 (Sandpit to Mudro)

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Approximate Length:
393m (78 rods)


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On 6/7/2020 3:41:56 PM, motley said:
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This one has received the nickname "Heart Attack Hill" by the group I went with. It is steep!
On 11/12/2019 1:40:01 PM, eagle98mn said:
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Where Tin Can Mike to Sandpit is flat, Sandpit to Mudro is not! Uphill when travelling east to west, watch your footing when wet. I didn't pay attention to the elevation prior to this portage, so was surprised by how steep it was.
On 6/29/2019 3:14:27 PM, mada1973 said:
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One of the steepest portages of our entire trip - 3rd or 4th most difficult. We certainly were tired on our last day, but this one packs a punch on both sides. West side was stinky and buggy.
On 5/27/2019 6:29:29 AM, Joe Scott said:
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Rugged portage. First of the trip so it may have seemed harder than it really was.
On 2/24/2019 6:12:03 PM, Riley Smith said:
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My review here is a little biased since we were only taking a day trip and were packed insanely light as a result. A little rocky, but not bad.
On 11/28/2018 7:42:00 AM, 4everpaddle said:
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Once you make the climb the rocky trail is much easier.
On 9/30/2018 1:45:24 PM, Mike Monahan said:
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From Sandpit to Mudro it's a steep rugged portage that's well maintained and short
On 6/6/2018 4:29:34 PM, twincitiesjesse said:
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Somewhat rocky, but mostly downhill heading when heading eastward.
On 11/26/2015 8:01:33 PM, Ugandaphil said:
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Sandpit to Mudro, 80rods, Rugged with a capital R, 40 rods of tough climb, then slight descent to Mudro
On 7/28/2015 9:35:43 AM, Camp Dad said:
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Trail very rocky, hard to navigate especially on the west half of the portage.
On 2/13/2015 1:25:56 PM, halvorson.christopher said:
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Easy little portage with a little climb. Landing were good.
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