BWCA Portage 70 (Pine to Canoe)

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Approximate Length:
2309m (459 rods)


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On 7/19/2018 10:35:23 PM, lawdog82 said:
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Yes, this portage sucks. No, it is not 495 rods. I'd say closer to 230 (approx. 3/4 mile) based on my MacKenzie Map and my GPS mileage. But is has lots of elevation, which distinguishes it from other long portages. The trail to Johnson Falls takes off to the west from this portage at the landing to Pine Lake. It is maybe 1/2 mile hike to the falls and worth it.
On 3/30/2017 7:45:41 AM, swegler said:
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If it is a hike you like then this is your portage. Seeing and swimming in the waterfall made this hike worth every step. Just keep telling yourself the waterfall is worth it....
On 5/25/2016 8:28:08 AM, BobberRob said:
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This one has it all: Bogs, Hills, Bugs. More difficult coming from Pine, IMO. Good chance to see grouse. 4/5
On 8/25/2015 8:29:33 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
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A couple of nasty big long hills to contend with a boardwalk in the middle. At least the landings are nice.
On 5/26/2015 1:26:23 PM, Wawiagamok said:
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Let's just say my group called this the "Death March" while doing it in the rain.
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Canoe Lake landing
Canoe Lake landing by TuscaroraBorealis