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For shorter outings in Vermont, paddlers should target the faster-flowing stretches beneath dams and try to end the day at a campsite before the next portage.The Key to Vermont’s Outdoor Recreation Economy? Unfettered Altruism.|kklein|August 18, 2021|Outside Online
On the map, look for areas that can only be accessed via a significant portage, ideally a mile or more.
Otherwise, it’s really, really easy to spend 10 or 15 minutes milling around at the start and finish of every portage, and there are two problems with this.
Right then we switched to rock portage and charged back down the beach to get the IBS into the water.
It would have been less labor to have tied the beasts, put them into the boat, and hauled it across the portage.
It was three o'clock in the afternoon when they commenced their preparations for making this extraordinary portage.
Making up their bundles as usual, they commenced a struggle with the intricacies and obstacles of the portage.
The place of transit from one river to the other was known for years as the Portage.'Three Score Years and Ten'|Charlotte Ouisconsin Van Cleve
The portage was a long mile but the girls were accustomed to hiking and took it at a brisk pace.The Missing Formula|Mildred A. Wirt, AKA Ann Wirt