BWCA Portage 74 (Bench to Spaulding)

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Approximate Length:
548m (109 rods)


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On 7/19/2015 9:03:02 AM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
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WARNING: There is a false trail! Apparently the trail has been moved. The landing & start of the old trail are still evident but, the trail soon peters out into thick brush & you'll end up backtracking. The actual portage is on the extreme northwestern end of Spaulding lake under a large pine tree. The trail is quite overgrown but, still easily followed. The climb out of Bench is substantial & there is a tricky spot where the new trail intersects with the old one where you'll have be careful to make sure you turn off on the new trail. Lots of overhanging branches!
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