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December 17 2017

Entry Point 49 - Skipper & Portage Lakes

Skipper and Portage Lakes entry point allows overnight paddle only. This entry point is supported by Gunflint Ranger Station near the city of Grand Marais, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 28 miles. Access is a 320-rod portage from Poplar Lake or a 230-rod portage from Iron Lake. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 2
Elevation: 1865 feet
Latitude: 48.0517
Longitude: -90.5366
Skipper & Portage Lakes - 49

The water fall portage, And some humble pie

by myceliaman
Trip Report

Entry Date: September 06, 2007
Entry Point: Skipper and Portage Lakes
Number of Days: 4
Group Size: 2

Trip Introduction:
This was my third trip into Rush lake and one we will never forget

Day 1 of 4


 



Day 2 of 4


 



Day 3 of 4


 



Day 4 of 4


 


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