Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by Midwest Ed » Wed May 10, 2017 7:02 pm

I agree your popularity hint suggests McCargoe Cove but I can't picture or locate where that vertical rock face would be, McCargoe Cove and Chicken Bone Lake are along a fault line, but the Sun shadows would indicate the rock face is facing pretty much North. Due to the lack of lichen halfway up the face it appears the water level is just off the lower edge of the picture. Or I could be over thinking it.
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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by Ingo » Wed May 10, 2017 7:49 pm

Not McCargoe either. LOTS of people go here (without camping). Here's a little wider shot with another clue:
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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by Midwest Ed » Wed May 10, 2017 10:26 pm

I was pretty good on the cliff description anyway. Entrance to Tobin Harbor it is then? Is that distant cabin on Minong Island? If we could pan up would we see the Artist in Residence cabin?
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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by Ingo » Wed May 10, 2017 11:10 pm

The tip of Scoville Point. So the cliff at the very bottom of your photo. I'm not sure if that's the artist in residence cabin, but it's right around where your circle is.


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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by Midwest Ed » Wed May 10, 2017 11:32 pm

Then the cabin in the background the behind the AiR cabin. The AiR cabin is up on a cliff of it's own. That's what threw me. These are screen captures from Google Earth.
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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by Midwest Ed » Thu May 11, 2017 10:31 am

This might be too easy for some.
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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by jerry » Fri May 12, 2017 6:31 am

Entrance to Chippewa Harbor?


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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by JerryB » Fri May 12, 2017 7:51 am

looks like McCargo Cove?


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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by Midwest Ed » Fri May 12, 2017 9:11 am

Neither one of those. Since we've sort of exhausted campground pictures, you need to widen the search. I think the trail will suffice.
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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by jrwiesz » Fri May 12, 2017 10:34 am

It is on the Stoll trail, looking SW toward Snug harbor.
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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by Midwest Ed » Fri May 12, 2017 11:59 am

Bingo. No more clues needed.

Here's a couple of other Stoll Trail photos. I liked them for their unusual accouterment.

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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by jrwiesz » Fri May 12, 2017 3:20 pm

I have taken the same photo, as the initial picture.
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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by jrwiesz » Fri May 12, 2017 3:33 pm

So here is another submission for those interested.
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"And standing on the the crest of the Greenstone Ridge, I suddenly had this desire to retreat north to where I just come, to stay in the backcountry, to spend another day in a place where the only deadline I had was to pitch the tent before dark."
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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by Midwest Ed » Sat May 13, 2017 9:56 pm

Is somebody build a cabin or are they just letting the logs dry out? Looks like that's the "amphitheater" seating for Ranger talks.
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Re: Guess What Campground? Chapter II.

Post by jrwiesz » Sun May 14, 2017 10:49 am

You are too good Midwest Ed! 8)

I ate the thimbleberry after its' photo shoot. :twisted:

Midwest Ed, you are up. I thought I would add another, of a busy Snug Harbor view.

A lot going on in this shot. :)
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