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by johnhens
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Weather and Bugs
Topic: Superior no longer clearest Great Lake
Replies: 2
Views: 211

Superior no longer clearest Great Lake

Spent time on Huron last year. Clear water.
http://greatlakesecho.org/2017/08/29/la ... r-clarity/
by johnhens
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: History
Topic: Good Article on The America
Replies: 4
Views: 258

Re: Good Article on The America

I think you should write a History of Isle Royale!!! Good info!!! Thanks
by johnhens
Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Weather and Bugs
Topic: First frost of Fall
Replies: 0
Views: 161

First frost of Fall

Even though it is 8/23/17, the UP may get its forst frost of the season tonight. Fall is still a few weeks away.
by johnhens
Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Food & Cooking
Topic: Fuel for the long haul
Replies: 1
Views: 277

Fuel for the long haul

Good article on maintaining energy when hiking. I hiked the AT a while ago, always had Snickers bars and peanut butter in my pack.
https://thesummitregister.com/nutrition ... ium=social
by johnhens
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Brockway Mountain
Replies: 2
Views: 164

Brockway Mountain

For those taking the Queen, a visit to Brockway Mtn is worth the time.
http://greatlakesecho.org/2017/08/07/up ... ic-places/
by johnhens
Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Transportation & Lodging
Topic: Houghton Transportation...
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: Houghton Transportation...

There is a local taxi service, don't think they have Uber.
by johnhens
Wed Aug 02, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: History
Topic: Life of a Ranger on IR
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: Life of a Ranger on IR

Some of the living arrangements are communal, the Interpretive and maintanence folks, ie. The supervisory rangers (Interpretive and LEO) have their own residence. Some who have family, bring their families out for the summer. The NPS has an arrangement with grocery stores in Houghton. The rangers pl...
by johnhens
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: History
Topic: What if Lake Superior was gone?
Replies: 2
Views: 246

What if Lake Superior was gone?

Interesting article about the affects Lake Superior has in the North.
https://www.lakesuperior.com/the-lake/g ... 1-feature/
by johnhens
Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TR: 7/1-7/8/2017 [Rock of Ages/Barnum Island]
Replies: 7
Views: 365

Re: TR: 7/1-7/8/2017 [Rock of Ages/Barnum Island]

Good for you volunteering to work on ROA!!. Great feeling to "give back"!!