BWCA Portage 479 (Gibson to Cattyman)

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Approximate Length:
138m (27 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
8.6

"Hilliness" Index
64

# of Comments:
4

On 6/2/2019 7:44:49 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
Visit Date:
5/21/2019

As you might expect, the trail climbs as you head towards Cattyman. Sizeable landings on both ends. Besides the waterfall, there are some neat rock formations along the trail (especially near the Cattyman end).
On 2/24/2019 5:31:37 PM, Riley Smith said:
Visit Date:
7/11/2018

We didn't carry our stuff through; we only stopped for the falls. The falls were really flowing today! Also neat to see the Ash trees growing here. Super cool micro-climate ecology with the falls. Even though it was raining, our group enjoyed the stop.
On 1/3/2019 4:55:39 PM, flynn said:
Visit Date:
6/7/2018

Easy portage, with multiple landings on the Cattyman side. You can get pretty close to the rapids before the falls, without any sort of current; just stick to the right side. You can also stop like 5 rods earlier and walk it on the rocks. The falls are beautiful in June and there are some nice paths down the hillside to get a close up and personal experience!
On 8/8/2013 5:19:39 PM, JJ47 said:
Visit Date:
6/10/2013

A nice portage, relaxing even, as you can hear Cattyman falls as you're carrying. Make sure to take the time to get a good look at the falls while you're here!
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Gibson - Cattyman
Gibson - Cattyman by Gavia
6/17/2014
Cattyman Falls-1
Cattyman Falls-1 by christerrell