BWCA Portage 845

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Approximate Length:
2180m (433 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
89.2

"Hilliness" Index
41

# of Comments:
4

On 3/8/2017 7:57:34 PM, MnJohn said:
Visit Date:
6/6/1969

First portage with a 72# Grumman. 3 friends and I made our first 'adult free' BWCA trip, day after freshman year in high school. Nice path - had the old 'canoe rests'. I remember my shoulders burning from portaging the canoe. The portage was pretty level, from what I recall.
On 11/6/2016 7:57:26 PM, gymcoachdon said:
Visit Date:
9/7/2015

I must say that I was a bit nervous to make this long portage, as it was the first one on my first canoe trip ever...and I was solo. A lot of worrying over nothing, the length is the only challenge. It rolled a little, and had a few rocky sections, and a small creek to cross. Mostly just a nice walk through the woods, ok, a nice LONG walk through the woods! It does add a lot of time though, I think it took me about 1 1/2 hours to double portage.
On 6/21/2016 3:01:43 PM, BobberRob said:
Visit Date:
6/19/2016

Make no mistake, it is a long portage. As you can see from the elevation chart, it is mostly downhill to the river. It isn't a bad one to start out a trip, but as the last portage of the trip it is brutal. 3/5
On 6/24/2014 8:28:36 PM, bwbrian said:
Visit Date:
5/25/2014

Considering this portage is a mile-and-a-half long, it's really not too bad. Footing is good for the most part, there are no major climbs, and the trail was not overly muddy even though there had been abundant rains and the water was high. There are two creek crossings along the way; neither one is a problem as long as you pay attention to your footing on the slippery rocks.
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