BWCA Portage 464 (Ensign to Boot)

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Approximate Length:
1043m (207 rods)


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On 7/18/2021 1:21:19 PM, kaywhypaddle said:
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Portaged this one at the end of a long day trip. What a freaking portage. Overall not very physically challenging, but it is a mental/spiritual olympics. I have portaged 250 rods that felt half this long. Lots of ups and downs and bugs out the wazoo. The landing on the Boot lake has a nice little bench on it. The Ensign side is a beautiful little pebble beach, though it would be quite exposed to a northern wind/waves.
On 6/2/2019 7:15:27 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
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Hiked this one... This is a maddening trail in the sense that there are multiple occasions where you get a sense the worst is over, only to discover you've got a ways to go yet. ex. several ups and downs along the way, as well as a fairly large body of water along the trail that is not at the end of the portage.
On 6/21/2018 4:01:18 PM, 920PaddleGroup said:
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Not a fun portage after a rainy day. Although only approx 0.5 miles, it felt longer due to the washout and the undulation. Definitely challenging fully loaded with gear.
On 8/2/2015 11:30:20 PM, matt13 said:
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Long... but well maintained. The wetter area in the middle has logs to walk on. Some ups and downs make this one an early challenge if you started on Snowbank.
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