BWCA Portage 500 (Hatchet)

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Approximate Length:
73m (14 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
6.3

"Hilliness" Index
90

# of Comments:
3

On 6/2/2019 8:06:33 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
Visit Date:
5/23/2019

Depending how particular you are about your canoe??? This one can likely be lined without too much difficulty. Otherwise, the trail is about as easy as you could expect a portage of this length to be.
On 8/20/2018 7:16:54 PM, Riley Smith said:
Visit Date:
7/10/2018

We ran our canoes through this set as did the poor people behind us in their kevlars. Why did anyone think it was a good idea to trust my lead? Hah! I winced every time I heard those beautiful kevlar canoes scrape a rock. Both groups made it through fine.
On 3/21/2016 1:10:54 AM, Woodstripper said:
Visit Date:
7/6/2011

Hatchet creek is a delight. Every time I've been through, the water has been high enough to permit walking the canoes through all but one of the portages. Great on a hot day with youth that want to cool off.
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Hatchet Cr rapids
Hatchet Cr rapids by Gavia
6/16/2014
Portage
Portage by MD_MooseLick
8/7/2016