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mattkimk

Triangle Lake Access

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Has anybody here been up to Triangle lake this year? I was wondering how the roller portage is? I heard that the rollers got a little beat up.

Thinking of bringing my kids up camping in a couple weeks.

Thanks

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Nine of the rollers have been bent to the point where they will not rotate. The cause for this damage is the use of people bringing large boats with big motors, like a 18 foot Lund with a 90 horse motor. Word from those that have cabins on Ojibway this has been the worst year yet for large boat and motors on the rollers.

The rollers are mantained by some locals on Ojibway and the way they are being treated (the rollers) don't look for any repairs in the near future.

Ojibway lake cabin owner mad.gif

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Yeah that is what I heard. Once again ignorance ruins it for others. Why would you even want to bring a boat like that across the portage? I would think that might damage the hull as well.

I am going to try and bring my 14 footer there next Saturday. I mean, are smaller boats still ok to get over?

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Matt

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I used the portage last week with a 19 foot square stern and an 8 hp motor. It worked great. The rollers seemed to be in good condition to me.

If you happen to see somebody taking a boat across that they should know better than putting on the rollers get the liscense number and let somebody at the U.S. Forest Service office in Ely know about it.

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