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by MikeT
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: First time to IR, looking for trip tips out of rock Harbour
Replies: 12
Views: 198

Re: First time to IR, looking for trip tips out of rock Harbour

With 6 days you can do most any section of trail. It really depends on where you are coming from and where you are arriving on the island?? If you can get to Windigo, the first trip that I usually recommend for first time hikers is the Feldtmann Loop. It makes for a relaxing and great hike to experi...
by MikeT
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: First Time, Feldtmann Loop, Early August
Replies: 8
Views: 268

Re: First Time, Feldtmann Loop, Early August

That itinerary is very easily done based on your experience. It is usually the one I recommend for first timers to give them a cross section of the island while having more of a "wilderness" feeling than the east side of the island can have at times. - The first day out has only a short climb up a m...
by MikeT
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Bull moose in the spring on the Minong Ridge
Replies: 0
Views: 158

Bull moose in the spring on the Minong Ridge

I've been working on finalizing some journals of past trips and came upon these pictures that I thought I'd share. These were taken on May 16, 2009 on a solo trip. It was between Lake Desor North and Washington Creek on one of the many ridges. This moose looked in better shape than than most I have ...
by MikeT
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Submissions for PICTURE OF THE WEEK go here
Replies: 244
Views: 52913

Re: Submissions for PICTURE OF THE WEEK go here

On Minong Island in Tobin Harbor Minong Island "Post Office" in 2014 Minong Island Post Office 092414 1452 MT IMG_5221_1500wide.jpg Minong Island Post Office 092414 1504 MT IMG_5225 1500tall.jpg Minong Island Post Office 092414 1504 MT IMG_5226 1500tall.jpg Minong Island Post Office 092414 1505 MT I...
by MikeT
Mon Dec 25, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Walking to Blake Point videos
Replies: 0
Views: 101

Walking to Blake Point videos

Hey everyone! For Christmas I took a break from updating the book to edit some videos to share with you. I am not sure they are 100% complete and I may change some of them in the future. For now, I have posted four videos of my walk to Blake Point in 2014 from Merritt Lane campground. They are split...
by MikeT
Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Shelters
Replies: 4
Views: 252

Re: Shelters

There are 2 picnic tables; 1 at the dock and 1 at the tent site. The one at the tent site is staked down with a chain. I'm guessing to keep people from moving it to the dock.
by MikeT
Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Mike Tremblay Ebook
Replies: 4
Views: 289

Re: Mike Tremblay Ebook

Sorry no, the program is windows based. I can work with you though and maybe we can split it up and you can find a Windows computer just for the program??? You can email me directly and get it off the board at: mike@isleroyale.info
by MikeT
Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Mike Tremblay Ebook
Replies: 4
Views: 289

Re: Mike Tremblay Ebook

The program is only for windows. I do have a MAC package. I will mail you a CD with the complete book and all of the large pictures and full size maps on it. The PDF files link to the larger pictures and maps. You can also order just the Basic Package and get the PDF file, but it does not have the l...
by MikeT
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Other Places and Parks
Topic: Sylvania Wilderness
Replies: 2
Views: 473

Sylvania Wilderness

For the first time since 2006 we will not be going to the island this year :( . It's just become too hard for my Dad and, as long as he wants to keep paddling, I am going to take him :D . So, we have decided to go to Sylvania Wilderness this year. It has easier portages and less elevation changes th...
by MikeT
Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TR: 6/4-6/9 2017 [DS-TH-MCC-MB-3M]
Replies: 3
Views: 437

Re: TR: 6/4-6/9 2017 [DS-TH-MCC-MB-3M]

Thanks for the report! A great example of being flexible and making the most of it. You really cannot go wrong anywhere on the island.
by MikeT
Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Minong Trail day hikes from Hugginin Cove, thoughts?
Replies: 2
Views: 469

Re: Minong Trail day hikes from Hugginin Cove, thoughts?

The first of the west section is mostly inland until starting on high ridges.
The first part of the East Huginnin trail is along the north Shore and gorgeous.
The campground is usually very peaceful and not busy at all
by MikeT
Wed May 17, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Planned trip 7/3-7/13
Replies: 11
Views: 862

Re: Planned trip 7/3-7/13

Head net for sure in July. It is ambitious for sure, but it can be done on young legs. I would never do it at this point in my life, but have done similar in my 20's - 40's. Make sure you do take time and enjoy the trail and views. On my earlier trips to the island I missed a lot by getting from pla...
by MikeT
Mon May 15, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: May 2017: RH-MoB-TH-DF-RH hike
Replies: 12
Views: 1315

Re: May 2017: RH-MoB-TH-DF-RH hike

Thanks for the great trip report!
by MikeT
Wed May 10, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.
Replies: 71
Views: 3977

Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Since no one has guessed recently, I will guess chippewa harbor on way to intermediate lake portage
by MikeT
Thu May 04, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.
Replies: 71
Views: 3977

Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Yep, Intermediate. Nice serene place to stay, but I wouldn't stay for more than 1 night.
You're up.