BWCA Portage 580 (Ada to Unnamed)

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Approximate Length:
396m (79 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
16.5

"Hilliness" Index
41

# of Comments:
4

On 5/17/2017 3:54:24 PM, Northwoodsman said:
Visit Date:
9/12/2016

Ada Creek side is very muddy. You may be able to walk in the creek and pull your canoe to a better landing, but you will be wet up to your knees. It will provide for easier loading and unloading. Walk in the grass to avoid sinking up to you waist in muck. The Ada Lake side is much better. Overall not a bad portage at all.
On 10/11/2016 8:52:03 AM, PaddleDan61 said:
Visit Date:
9/11/2016

The landing at the Ada Creek side is hard to get to because the creek is very rocky and the modified landing is very muddy. We had to take gear out and just had one person in the canoe to navigate it to the actual landing. Portage itself has ups and downs with muddy spots. Ada Lake landing is rocky but a good landing.
On 7/13/2015 10:17:58 AM, eagle98mn said:
Visit Date:
7/9/2015

Going from Ada Creek to Ada Lake, the landing is a little hidden on the right. The creek channel is the opening on the left, the portage is on the right. One of our canoes stayed left successfully navigated the creek (thereby skipping the portage) with one tiny beaver dam to cross over. The portage itself wasn't bad though.
On 10/13/2014 10:00:00 AM, jeemon said:
Visit Date:
10/10/2014

Second of three 80 rod portages in a row. Slightly undulating. Muddy at points. Fairly easy with modified landing.
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