BWCA Portage 909 (Snowbank to Disappointment)

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Approximate Length:
731m (145 rods)


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On 9/23/2017 9:53:04 AM, SnowBird2016 said:
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This portage is long and has rocks and roots with a good amount of elevation. We found that since there had been a bit of rain that it was muddy in spots but not anything that caused issues. Nice landings on Sanowbank and Disappointment sides. Hiking trail cuts next to portage on Disappoinment side and is nice to hike. Beaver swimming close to Disappoinment landing. Arrowheads and flint knapping were at the Snowbank landing. Cool if you have time to look!
On 1/4/2017 9:01:32 AM, BobberRob said:
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Uphill going into Disappointment. A little tricky pulling a sled. Four or five 'bend downs.' Probably not too bad during the summer. 3/5
On 9/19/2016 10:30:54 AM, Sluggman42 said:
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Mostly level walk. As of Sept 2016 there was a tremendous amount of blowdown. Halfway along the portage it looked like a tornado came through. The whole area from Snowbank to Thomas was like that though, must have been a heck of a storm.
On 2/13/2015 12:12:25 PM, halvorson.christopher said:
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The elevation change is so gradual... it is barely there. Nice, wide, good landings, well traveled
On 1/22/2014 1:36:04 PM, jeemon said:
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Long but mostly down hill when heading into Disappointment
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Disappointment-Snowbank Portage
Disappointment-Snowbank Portage by Ben Strege
Disappointment - Snowbank & Parent
Disappointment - Snowbank & Parent by Gavia
Disappointment looking East
Disappointment looking East by halvorson.christopher
Snowbank - Disappointment Portage
Snowbank - Disappointment Portage by halvorson.christopher
Snowbank Lake to Disappointment Lake
Snowbank Lake to Disappointment Lake by Gavia
Snowbank to Disappointment Portage
Snowbank to Disappointment Portage by SnowBird2016
Portage Disappointment Lake
Portage Disappointment Lake by SnowBird2016
End of trip at Disappointment
End of trip at Disappointment by SnowBird2016