BWCA Portage 856 (French to Gillis)

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Approximate Length:
139m (28 rods)


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On 6/18/2020 5:24:57 PM, Riley Smith said:
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This portage had nice, open landings. Seems a few folks with green and blue canoes still struggled. If there is a bad enough west wind, it can be challenging to clear the rocks on French.
On 6/27/2017 1:20:47 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
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Pretty decent landings, including a large opening on Gillis side. Per usual there are a few boulders but, this is a pretty easy portage all the way around.
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Portage on Gillis Lake to French Lake
Portage on Gillis Lake to French Lake by 01richwood