BWCA Portage 615 (Vern to Whack)

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Approximate Length:
66m (13 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
2.3

"Hilliness" Index
35

# of Comments:
2

On 8/13/2018 9:56:31 AM, sdock said:
Visit Date:
6/24/2018

Went from Vern to Whack. Kind of a steep shelf as you come in. On a prior visit I did accidentally tip my mom in the lake (she was in the back) while pulling the canoe up onto the shelf. Lesson learned: pull up alongside and unload, then pull up on to the shelf. Sort of an up and over portage.
On 5/17/2017 12:55:35 PM, jobsfreder said:
Visit Date:
6/1/2015

Preferred way to Homer Lake. Used the south portage (also visited Pipe), it is longer and harder. The east portage can be a bit wet but south portage should only be used from Pipe Lake.
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