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by johnhens
Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: More on Algae blooms
Replies: 5
Views: 310

Re: More on Algae blooms

Inca, thanks for following up on this. It will be interesting to follow this over time.
by johnhens
Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Trouble with Inreach SE and Explorer SOS switch
Replies: 1
Views: 173

Trouble with Inreach SE and Explorer SOS switch

Came across this article. I know some folks use these on IR.
https://andrewskurka.com/2017/garmin-re ... -explorer/
by johnhens
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Weather and Bugs
Topic: Superior no longer clearest Great Lake
Replies: 2
Views: 365

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: 421

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: 240

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: 402

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: 208

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: 302

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: 249

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...