Quetico Portage 5411 (Trant)

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Approximate Length:
521m (104 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
38.8

"Hilliness" Index
74

# of Comments:
2

On 7/31/2018 11:23:56 PM, rpettit said:
Visit Date:
7/9/2018

The first four portages from Silence into Trant were unremarkable. The final two were more difficult, with terrain ranging from bouldering to swamps. We did encounter large deadfall on the final two trails, requiring us to set the canoe on top of the deadfall and pass under to resume the portage. But, all worth it.
On 10/15/2017 12:29:24 PM, TeamAnne said:
Visit Date:
9/12/2017

When planning for our trip, the only information I could find about the five portages between Silence Lake and Trant Lake is that they are seldom used. On our trip we portaged all of them going both directions. We found the trails are easy to follow and relatively free of downed trees. The downside of these portages is a lot of challenging round rocks which are particularly bothersome and slippery while loading and unloading the canoes. At times on the portages there were concentrations of these round rocks where you had to walk on them or put your foot in the mud and walk between them. The string of no-name lakes between Trant and Silence were stunningly beautiful, and refreshingly solitary.
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