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by Hikerken
Thu May 07, 2009 6:45 pm
Forum: Web Board & Web Site
Topic: Should the forums upgrade? You get to decide.
Replies: 8
Views: 2681

Re: Should the forums upgrade? You get to decide.

fonixmunkee, Thank you for all the work you do on this site. This is a GREAT site eventhough I do not post too much. My hiking partner seem to beat me to the post when we talk about out trips to IR. :wink:
by Hikerken
Thu May 07, 2009 6:29 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: shelter vs. tent sites
Replies: 25
Views: 5838

Re: shelter vs. tent sites

I would never count on getting a shelter however it is a good feeling when rain is OTW or already falling to get to a campsite with an open shelter.
by Hikerken
Mon Apr 06, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: May 2009 itinerary (first paddle of IR!)
Replies: 27
Views: 3255

Re: May 2009 itinerary (first paddle of IR!)

This is a GREAT post with responses. My hiking partner and I are in the exact same situation as fonixmumkee and were thinking the same thing (rent a canoe and do the exact same route as mentioned). Thank you all for the information. I am going to print this topic out and save it for next spring when...
by Hikerken
Sun Mar 29, 2009 7:08 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Looking for an Itinerary..
Replies: 9
Views: 1750

Re: Looking for an Itinerary..

Agree to above answers.

I would not waste my time at East Chickenbone campground.

You also have the option if you get back to RH early to take the trail out to Scoville Point before your ferry ride back.
by Hikerken
Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:57 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Why Isle Royale?
Replies: 34
Views: 4699

Re: Why Isle Royale?

I would have to say that it's the build-up of anticipation for the trip(months ahead of time), the 16 hour drive to the ferry, the isolation on the island (most trips I have been on I do not see a single soul for a couple of day), and the solitude of hiking. I usually come home having lost 5-10 lbs ...
by Hikerken
Sat Mar 28, 2009 6:19 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Mysteries of the Great Lakes; New IMAX film
Replies: 4
Views: 858

Re: Mysteries of the Great Lakes; New IMAX film

Looks like a GREAT movie. I may have to get with my hiking partner and do a family outing at the Detroit Science Center over the Easter Holiday. :wink: