Guess What Campground?

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Base654 » Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:32 pm

I want to cheat and answer... You sent me this pic with a description.


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:20 am

Let me see if this hint helps. We're probably about a half mile from a campground that could be southwest, northeast or northwest of our location.


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by kolo » Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:59 am

Is is on the south side of Mott Island, near one of the shipwrecks?


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:07 am

Good guess, but no.

The coastline is facing south though.

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by jrwiesz » Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:41 pm

In Rock Harbor, north shore between Daisy Farm and Three Mile, a half-mile NE of Caribou Island.
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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Mon Apr 03, 2017 4:15 pm

Another good guess, but no.

Another clue, the forest in the background didn't exist before 1936.


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by kolo » Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:00 pm

Let me see if this hint helps. We're probably about a half mile from a campground that could be southwest, northeast or northwest of our location.
Is there a campground in each of those directions or is there one in one of those possible directions? It looks a lot like the shore line between Rock Harbor and Scolville Point.


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Mon Apr 03, 2017 6:21 pm

There's a campground SW of our location, one to the NE, and one to the NW. The one to the NW is the closest (1/2 mile?).

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by jrwiesz » Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:51 pm

RH between Three Mile and Snug Harbor.
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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:27 pm

No, not that bit of coast.

1936 help define the forest in the background.

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by jrwiesz » Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:49 pm

Malone Bay to Chippewa Harbor. Part of the 36 burn area.

If I keep going, I will eventually circumnavigate the Isle. 8)
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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:46 am

Yep, that’s it. We’re probably halfway between Malone and Chippewa Harbor. If we beached our kayaks and walked inland, we end up at the Lake Whittlesley campground (after swimming across the lake).

The people you see in the canoes were from Austria. They were lucky that we had an offshore, north wind on the day they paddled back to Rock Harbor. As you can see by the rocks, this is one coast you don’t want to paddle along in bad weather.

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by jrwiesz » Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:31 am

A "where am I?", photo.

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Ingo » Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:13 pm

Ryan Island?


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by kolo » Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:20 pm

I was going to say that it looks like Siskiwit Lake?

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