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BWCA Portage 805 (Clearwater to Turtle)

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Approximate Length:
1073m (213 rods)


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On 5/17/2023 6:56:50 AM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
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Decent landing on the Clearwater end. In keeping with a theme for the portages in this immediate region, this is another up and over with a shorter climb on this end & a long descent to Turtle. However, the gradient here is, by far, less severe than many of the other nearby trails. The landing on Turtle was kind of a mess as many of the planks for the boardwalk were floating in the water - which, thankfully was high during my visit.
On 8/5/2020 3:35:33 PM, Bohemeian said:
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This was our second portage of the day & it seemed longer than it is. There was a muddy/rocky section about a third of the way from Turtle to Clearwater that made footing tricky when carrying the canoe.
On 8/22/2019 11:13:52 AM, dynoclimb said:
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Well worn trail with some cool things along the way.
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Turtle to Clearwater portage
Turtle to Clearwater portage by carolleemay
End of long portage back from Clearwater
End of long portage back from Clearwater by carolleemay
Clearwater landing
Clearwater landing by TuscaroraBorealis
Turtle ~ Clearwater portage
Turtle ~ Clearwater portage by TuscaroraBorealis
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