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BWCA Portage 641 (Smoke to Burnt)

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Approximate Length:
476m (95 rods)


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On 6/7/2021 10:07:23 AM, BobberRob said:
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Pretty easy portage. Buggy when we visited, but of course your experience can be very different. Landing on Smoke is a bit rocky, but if you're wet footing it then it isn't too hard to hoist the canoe up without scratching it up. 3/10
On 2/7/2017 10:18:42 AM, MnJohn said:
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Smoke end is rocky, starts out with an uphill for a short distance, levels out. Some rocks and mud holes here and there. Gradual slope down to Burnt. Decent trail, not difficult.
On 10/11/2016 8:14:07 AM, PaddleDan61 said:
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Not a difficult portage with just a few muddy areas.
On 7/13/2015 11:01:20 AM, eagle98mn said:
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Pretty flat and easy. The downed tree referenced in the previous review must have been cleared. We didn't run into it.
On 9/24/2014 11:37:38 AM, tab1324 said:
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Pretty easy - a little rocky and muddy with a large downed tree in the middle. Some moderate elevation change but overall nothing too difficult.
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