BWCA Portage 806 (Baker)

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Approximate Length:
171m (34 rods)


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On 6/2/2021 9:06:27 PM, BobberRob said:
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This portage is actually 10 rods as indicated on Voyageur Maps. Very easy, but be careful of the hidden rocks on the Peterson side. 1/10
On 4/18/2021 1:55:59 PM, Riley Smith said:
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During my April visit, I ran the rapids easily heading downstream. Careful with a more expensive boat though. But this portage is short and easy.
On 8/19/2020 12:19:35 PM, sdgrey said:
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Portage is much shorter than 34 rods. The Peterson Lake side is shallow with some tricky rocks to get around. Plan on wet feet
On 12/11/2019 4:18:53 PM, Sirraf said:
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There is a small stream off Baker part of this portage. Plan for rapids and and some areas of difficult canoeing.
On 2/5/2017 1:04:54 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
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Rocky landings but, a reasonably flat non-descript trail. If water levels are high, use caution when landing or pushing off above the rapids.
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Baker ~ Peterson portage
Baker ~ Peterson portage by TuscaroraBorealis
Baker portage to Peterson
Baker portage to Peterson by kuvuasi