BWCA Portage 483 (Little Rice to Hook)

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Approximate Length:
644m (128 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
27.3

"Hilliness" Index
42

# of Comments:
2

On 1/30/2020 6:32:43 PM, Riley Smith said:
Visit Date:
1/12/2020

Snowshoed through here in the winter. Definitely didn't seem like a bad portage. It was definitely very scenic and I can only imagine it to be easier than the best on the opposite end of hook. Hook and Slim are also both beautiful lakes.
On 6/17/2014 10:23:14 AM, Ben Strege said:
Visit Date:
6/13/2014

The landing on the Rice Lake end is easy - a shallow rock shelf that makes it easy to unload. The other end is a different matter - very narrow and rocky, impossible to do without wet-footing. The portage itself is average. It is a little steeper near the Hook Lake end. Also, when I got to the Hook Lake end, I half expected to see a fire grate - the open red pines look like it should be a campsite.
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End of Rice-Hook Portage
End of Rice-Hook Portage by Auralee Strege
6/13/2014