BWCA Portage 478 (Kiskadinna to Muskeg)

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Approximate Length:
895m (178 rods)


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On 8/12/2020 3:41:17 PM, Riley Smith said:
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This portage didn't disappoint. We had been anticipating this one all day and it gave us a good challenge for sure.
On 1/31/2020 1:23:55 PM, Chadd said:
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This portage is all up hill going West to East, creating quite a cardio work out. Muskeg is a beautiful lake, if I do this again I'd rather head into Muskeg than out :)
On 6/27/2019 10:09:22 AM, Crystal Magiera said:
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We came from Kiskadinna, heading to Muskeg. Thought we were in for a brutal portage, but realized we would be heading downhill instead. Wasn't too bad at all in my opinion. If we were to go the opposite direction, it would have been a doozy though. Our outfitter said that this is where the continental divide is.
On 3/21/2016 1:22:20 AM, Woodstripper said:
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"Stairway to Heaven". Truly a grind up the steep section. But footing was good and solid with no ankle-twisters. Just plodding one step at a time all the way up the Wall.
On 1/4/2015 7:34:01 PM, rertel said:
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We were headed toward Muskeg, so went down the steep hill that makes this portage famous. Going up would have been truly brutal.
On 1/3/2015 9:04:31 PM, 4everpaddle said:
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At the half way point on the trail there is a steep cliff. You climb rock steps to the top. This is known as the WALL. The rest is all level
On 9/8/2014 9:05:34 PM, syogod said:
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Absolutely brutal portage. Extremely steep (downhill going west) about halfway through. Be careful!
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Kiskadinna to Muskeg Portage
Kiskadinna to Muskeg Portage by 01richwood
Kiskadinna to Muskeg Portage
Kiskadinna to Muskeg Portage by 01richwood