BWCA Portage 552 (Trout to Merritt)

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Approximate Length:
984m (196 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
58.8

"Hilliness" Index
60

# of Comments:
1

On 9/16/2020 10:03:29 PM, Ben Strege said:
Visit Date:
9/4/2020

Though the portage is lightly used, I had no problem navigating it. There are a couple of steep parts, but overall it was not bad. No swampy area to speak of. The landing on the Trout end is fairly easy - a little muddy, a little rocky, but not anything too difficult. The Merritt landing was more difficult. It is narrow and steep - basically impossible to load your canoe without getting wet just because of the way it is positioned.
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Merritt Lake
Merritt Lake by Ben Strege
9/4/2020
Landing on Merritt End
Landing on Merritt End by Ben Strege
9/4/2020