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by Hobbes
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Trailfinding/Navigation (August)
Replies: 4
Views: 347

Trailfinding/Navigation (August)

First-timer with a late-August itinerary (had to delay from first boat due to the ice this year). Starting in RH and heading to Windigo by way of Moskey, the Greenstone, and then the Feldtmann Loop. For those who are familiar with these trails, what's the level (if any) of difficulty trailfinding/na...
by Hobbes
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Transportation & Lodging
Topic: May 5 Voyageur II Pushed to 12th
Replies: 25
Views: 2257

Re: May 5 Voyageur II Pushed to 12th

hooky wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:44 am
Bummer Hobbes. Where are you coming from? Maybe there are other options for a hike that week.
I’m coming from southeast MI, so maybe some options in the UP.
by Hobbes
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Transportation & Lodging
Topic: May 5 Voyageur II Pushed to 12th
Replies: 25
Views: 2257

Re: May 5 Voyageur II Pushed to 12th

Yes, it has happened again. Winter has things locked up well into April and getting to the island on the first Sat of May is not looking good. We waited as long as we could to make the call but don't want to wait until the week before and spring the news. By letting everyone know now we hope they c...
by Hobbes
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Transportation & Lodging
Topic: May 5 Voyageur II Pushed to 12th
Replies: 25
Views: 2257

May 5 Voyageur II Pushed to 12th

Just got off the phone with the folks in Grand Portage. They’re making calls to push the May 5 boat to the 12th. My first trip to the Isle will have to wait - I can’t make the reschedule work.

Feeling bummed! ):
by Hobbes
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Itinerary Advice - Early May (First Boat?)
Replies: 9
Views: 882

Re: Itinerary Advice - Early May (First Boat?)

Thank you Rafiki. Is it a better trail in terms of conditions etc.?
by Hobbes
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Itinerary Advice - Early May (First Boat?)
Replies: 9
Views: 882

Re: Itinerary Advice - Early May (First Boat?)

Thanks all for the advice! Looking forward to it.
by Hobbes
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Itinerary Advice - Early May (First Boat?)
Replies: 9
Views: 882

Itinerary Advice - Early May (First Boat?)

Hi all, Planning my first trip to IR in early May, maybe first boat. I’m an experienced hiker and backpacker, good fitness, but I wanted to see what folks think of this potential itinerary. Am I too crazy with my long days? My main rationale for the heavy miles is I like to stay moving and warm duri...