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BWCA Portage 61 (West Pike to Pine)

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Approximate Length:
1603m (319 rods)


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On 1/20/2023 12:26:36 PM, gbgraves said:
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Long up and down, but not technical. Shuttled gear with my wife while our 4 and 6 year old boys plodded along.
On 1/16/2020 7:00:46 PM, Chadd said:
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Tough portage, hot weather with humidity played a factor in the difficulty. Single portage best was to go.
On 5/25/2016 10:39:06 AM, bwca_guy said:
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I have taken this portage many times. Sometimes with a canoe, sometimes just for the hike. It is doable with a canoe, enjoyable for a hike. From water to the middle of the portage, you are going to climb about 300' in elevation. The trail is good though and usually in good condition. You can do this...
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