BWCA Portage 57 (Clearwater to Caribou)

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Approximate Length:
719m (143 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
117

"Hilliness" Index
163

# of Comments:
5

On 5/30/2018 5:45:49 AM, nickewolf3 said:
Visit Date:
5/28/2018

The elevation change at the ends makes this portage tiring but not overwhelming. A very large tree with all its branches was blocking the the north end of the portage.
On 10/26/2016 11:40:54 AM, eagle98mn said:
Visit Date:
9/17/2016

Steep on either side, it seems there isn't a particularly easy way to get in or out of Clearwater.
On 5/25/2016 8:33:10 AM, BobberRob said:
Visit Date:
5/20/2016

Whew. It's uphill. Lots of animal activity: rabbit, wolf, moose. 4/5
On 8/25/2015 8:23:49 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
Visit Date:
8/23/2015

I don't think this one is quite as tough as some of the guide books make it sound. Still it will get the blood pumping as it has decent climbs on either end with plenty of boulders to step on & around along the way. A few muddy sections too.
On 2/13/2015 12:22:17 PM, halvorson.christopher said:
Visit Date:
10/1/2013

8 out of 10 (10 is bad). We stopped halfway through and took a rest. We were traveling from Caribou to Clearwater. It is a healthy climb. Take your time, and you will be just fine. Nice trail. Nice semi-views
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