BWCA Portage 490 (Haven to Abinodji)

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Approximate Length:
367m (73 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
48.3

"Hilliness" Index
132

# of Comments:
6

On 6/22/2019 10:37:40 PM, Riley Smith said:
Visit Date:
6/20/2019

I was warned about this one by one of my guiding buddies ahead of time. Glad I came from the East! This portage is a bear coming from the West. My knees still feel like jelly though from the pounding they took coming down this thing. Tough portage, take your time!
On 6/2/2019 7:22:39 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
Visit Date:
5/21/2019

First a quick note that there is also a short (2 rod) portage around a beaver dam at the narrows that lead to the back bay this portage is located on Boot. This is a very tough (for it's length) portage, especially coming from the Boot end, as there is a substantial climb for about 2/3 of the way. There is also a steep climb coming from Abinodji but, it is a significantly shorter length.
On 3/12/2018 2:29:00 PM, Teenda said:
Visit Date:
8/1/2014

Hardest 73 rods in my life. I'm glad I didn't draw canoe short straw on this one. Traveled from Boot to Abinodji
On 9/19/2016 9:39:59 AM, Sluggman42 said:
Visit Date:
9/7/2016

Heard this before?... Toughest 75 rod portage I've ever done. Specifically coming from Boot into Abinodji Lake. Headed that way the first 40-50 rods are straight uphill, simply no fun at all. Might be easier headed west if you don't mind the downhill slope.
On 5/27/2016 6:06:13 PM, BigCurrent said:
Visit Date:
5/18/2016

Pretty brutal 73 Rods. You'll be hard pressed to find a tougher portage of this length.
On 2/14/2014 9:22:27 PM, LuvMyBell said:
Visit Date:
6/9/2012

One of the hardest 75 rod portages you'll encounter. You need to be part billy goat to do this without feeling bushed when done.
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