Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

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Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by Tom » Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:05 pm

Ok - I've been tied up for a bit, but here is the next picture...
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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Midwest Ed » Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:26 pm

No guesses on the pic I posted? Or was it too easy?
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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Ingo » Sun Apr 16, 2017 3:23 pm

Midwest Ed wrote:
Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:26 pm
No guesses on the pic I posted? Or was it too easy?
I want to say Scoville Pt based on the rocks, but can't picture the trees that far away--maybe just the perspective?

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Ingo » Sun Apr 16, 2017 3:25 pm

Tom wrote:
Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:05 pm
Ok - I've been tied up for a bit, but here is the next picture...
Duncan Bay? Only been there once years ago, but it looks vaguely familiar.


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Midwest Ed » Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:18 pm

Ingo wrote:
Sun Apr 16, 2017 3:23 pm
Midwest Ed wrote:
Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:26 pm
No guesses on the pic I posted? Or was it too easy?
I want to say Scoville Pt based on the rocks, but can't picture the trees that far away--maybe just the perspective?
Indeed, Scoville Point, taken from a boat.
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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Tom » Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:19 am

Ingo wrote:
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Duncan Bay? Only been there once years ago, but it looks vaguely familiar.
Negative. (But I can see why you would think that.)

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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by hooky » Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:28 am

So, is Ingo up?

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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by Ingo » Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:34 am

I'll mix it up with a sequence. Trail accessible portage (not a campground).
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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by treeplanter » Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:21 am

Duncan Bay/Tobin Harbor?

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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by jrwiesz » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:01 am

My guess would be, Duncan Bay to Tobin Harbor portage.

An observation/comment: the tump on the portage sac seems to be anchored very high on the bag. :?:
My thought/comment is, that it would appear to be uncomfortable, and doing little to redistribute carry weight. :idea:
I have been using a tump in almost all of my set-ups, but, anchor the strap to a lower position on the sac; a lower anchor(waist/low torso area) positioning, I have found, increases the relief to the shoulder straps carry weight.
I have never used that type of pack before, so, perhaps they carry just fine.
I wonder if those, with experience with that type of sac, would also care to comment?
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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by Ingo » Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:48 pm

treeplanter wrote:
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:21 am
Duncan Bay/Tobin Harbor?
That it is. You're up, unless someone can guess Tom's pic.

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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by Ingo » Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:13 pm

jrwiesz wrote:
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:01 am
An observation/comment: the tump on the portage sac seems to be anchored very high on the bag. :?:
My thought/comment is, that it would appear to be uncomfortable, and doing little to redistribute carry weight. :idea:
I have been using a tump in almost all of my set-ups, but, anchor the strap to a lower position on the sac; a lower anchor(waist/low torso area) positioning, I have found, increases the relief to the shoulder straps carry weight.
I have never used that type of pack before, so, perhaps they carry just fine.
I wonder if those, with experience with that type of sac, would also care to comment?
It's an old traditional Duluth pack. There's no adjustment to the attachment points, unless you're into sewing canvas and leather (in which case you might make your own :)). Just a big canvas sack with straps and the tump. I remember seeing a setup with the tump rigged around the bottom, but haven't used that myself. I can't say that it "carries just fine" in any case, or is built for any kind of "comfort", but it does the job of hauling a bunch of gear a relatively short distance. Very utilitarian.

That particular pack is still in the family somewhere, but I've since gotten a more modern version with a waist belt and load levelers, but without a tump. I miss the tump at times, but on the whole the hip belt probably helps more given one or the other. The load levelers make a huge difference keeping the top closer in to the shoulders, something the high attachments for the tump also do.


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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by treeplanter » Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:56 pm

This is a "where am I?" pic.

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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by potato sausage » Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:39 pm

Isle Royale lighthouse, Menagerie Island


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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by treeplanter » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:29 am

Yep, you got it, Menagerie Island. We found an unlocked window, hoisted ourselves up through it, and explored the place. Scary and interesting at the same time. Stunning views too, from the top of the lighthouse.

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