Noun(1) the cost of carrying or transporting(2) overland track between navigable waterways(3) carrying boats and supplies overland
(1) The grueling eighteen-mile portage around the natural wonder, however, was a month-long ordeal with many days spent in preparation and eleven days in transit.(2) they would only run the rapid if they couldn't portage(3) At the end of our paddle we disembarked at a boat launch used by fisherman, and when we pulled ourselves out we immediately were chilled, so we changed into dry clothes for the 11-mile portage across to the saltwater.(4) In spite of the hard portage today, we are happy campers.(5) When we reached the next rapids, a five-foot ledge plunging into standing waves, I was ready to portage again.(6) The upside here is that the 300 is the right weight for your youngsters, and it's also pleasingly light for a long back-country hike or lengthy canoe portage .(7) The long-sought overland portage to the Columbia River that President Thomas Jefferson envisioned could not be too far distant.(8) the return journey was made much simpler by portage(9) It only weighs 65 pounds, too, so that means that I can portage across the river with it on my back and continue on my very slow way on the other side of said river.(10) It was short portage railway around a cataract in the St. Lawrence River, running only 14 miles between Lapraire on the St.Lawrence River and St.John's on the Richelieu River.(11) Yet, as I said to the four people waiting for us to clear one particularly messy portage , as I was standing there knee-deep in the muck: I said: This is what we come for, isn't it?(12) They also hoped to find a short portage between the Marias and Saskatchewan Rivers that would allow the diversion of the western Canadian fur trade to American traders.(13) Aragorn thinks there might be a portage on the shore that will make passing the rapids easier.(14) The site benefited from centuries of Indian custom in that it lay athwart an old Indian portage between Lakes Pontchartrain and Borgne and the river, the trail that now terminated as Rue de l' HÔö£Ôöñpital.(15) the cataracts meant that boats had to portage on to the Lualaba(16) Some families would stay there only in the fall for the caribou harvest and then would move on to trap in other areas of the barren lands or portage back to Tue Nedhe.
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