BWCA Portage 690 (Oriole)

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Approximate Length:
326m (65 rods)


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On 6/28/2019 9:07:07 AM, BobberRob said:
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Steps on EP side are very steep. Hauling a canoe up them is basically a series of squats. Landing going toward Ham Lake is not that bad. Overall it isn't a bad portage, but will get you breathing hard. 3/5
On 6/12/2017 6:35:14 PM, skins527 said:
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Rocky landings and steeper inclines. It was the hardest portage on the stretch down to Cherokee Lake but get it over with and you are fine the rest of the way.
On 7/11/2016 10:07:48 AM, nojobro said:
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Mostly uphill going in with large set of stairs near start (with very tall large steps). Only 66 rods but a tough climb for those new to portaging -- and right at the start of entry 50.
On 2/13/2015 1:03:31 PM, halvorson.christopher said:
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Rocky, slightly uphill traveling towards Ham. Pretty portage with a very nice landing
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