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  Carts are sort of a joke
  Posted by: mgc on Jun-08-13 6:48 AM (EST)
 

and especially on any challenging portage. Even a 100 pound canoe can be easily carried off of the center thwart. Once you find the balance point and get over the trauma you can go pretty much anywhere that you could go with a backpack. I have carried my 20 foot WC canoe 2 plus miles with only modest suffering.
It's more a case of mind over matter than brain over brawn. Suck it up and have at it. If you can't make it 50 yards....DUDE!
Two people trying to carry a canoe is a recipe for disaster and if it's a couple it's a fine way to insure a miserable time.
Hoist it up and carry it away. Let your partner carry the paddles and fishing poles.

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