BWCA Portage 683 (Mountain to Watap)

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Approximate Length:
447m (89 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
21.6

"Hilliness" Index
48

# of Comments:
5

On 7/1/2019 6:55:40 PM, Riley Smith said:
Visit Date:
6/29/2019

The border monuments are always cool to see. We crossed over to see Rove and Watap (lakes I visited as a kid.) This portage was a little overgrown for some reason when we visited, but not too bad. We made it through without too much difficulty (though the mosquitoes are now out in force.) Easy enough portage in either direction.
On 6/21/2018 6:31:26 PM, Bradford said:
Visit Date:
6/12/2018

fun portage with the large border obelisks on either end. trail itself is typical with no noted difficulties.
On 10/26/2016 11:18:29 AM, eagle98mn said:
Visit Date:
9/15/2016

A fun portage along the border, with the border markers at both ends. Nothing too challenging.
On 5/25/2016 8:36:52 AM, BobberRob said:
Visit Date:
5/21/2016

Very interesting portage. Large US/CA border markers along a clear cut. The portage weaves in and out of the clear cut. The trail was obstructed by more than a few downed trees which required some 'squat-walking' with the canoe. 2/5
On 4/27/2014 4:24:40 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
Visit Date:
10/7/2013

There are some elevation changes & some troublesome rocks. But, for the most part, this is a pretty straight forward portage. Of note: this is one of only 3 portages that have the large international boundary markers.
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Watap - mountain portage
Watap - mountain portage by TuscaroraBorealis
Border Trail
Border Trail by 01richwood
Portage Mountain Lake to Watap Lake
Portage Mountain Lake to Watap Lake by 01richwood
Mountain Lake to Watap Lake portage
Mountain Lake to Watap Lake portage by 01richwood
International Marker - Watap
International Marker - Watap by eagle98mn
9/15/2016
International Marker - Watap
International Marker - Watap by eagle98mn
9/15/2016
Proud to be an American - Mountain Side
Proud to be an American - Mountain Side by eagle98mn
9/15/2016
End of the portage from Watap to Mountain
End of the portage from Watap to Mountain by Riley Smith