BWCA Portage 862 (Poplar to Swamp)

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Approximate Length:
432m (86 rods)

Lakes:

Climb/Descent Meters:
15.8

"Hilliness" Index
37

# of Comments:
3

On 9/14/2016 10:04:30 AM, dav3e said:
Visit Date:
8/23/2016

The Fisher map (F13) shows the Poplar end of this portage in the wrong place - one bay to the east. The Paddle Planner map is generally correct. The portage crosses both the Banadad Ski Trail and a snowmobile trail before coming out at Poplar. Both crossings are direct and should be obvious. It can be a little muddy between Swamp and the ski trail.
On 5/7/2016 5:02:09 PM, nickg0686 said:
Visit Date:
9/18/2015

Attempted to take a short cut out using Swamp Lake into Poplar... We could not locate the remainder of the portage after the ski trail. Could someone describe where it was?
On 1/14/2015 9:08:04 PM, 4everpaddle said:
Visit Date:
7/20/2013

Wide muddy trail.
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