Spring 2016 (Second Boat) West End Runcation

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Spring 2016 (Second Boat) West End Runcation

Post by Kevinl » Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:18 pm

I don't know why it took me so long to write this. I was working on it as a magazine article but decided to do it as a blog as well so I can be a bit more expansive. Enjoy.

http://kevinlangton.blogspot.com/2017/0 ... -boat.html


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Re: Spring 2016 (Second Boat) West End Runcation

Post by Tightlines01 » Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:42 pm

You sir give new meaning to Beast Mode.


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Re: Spring 2016 (Second Boat) West End Runcation

Post by torpified » Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:52 pm

Awesome visit and post! Thanks! (Confession: I'd originally coded "runcation" as a (ahem) truncation of "truncation," and expected a tale of an aborted ferry trip ....)


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Re: Spring 2016 (Second Boat) West End Runcation

Post by Midwest Ed » Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:55 pm

Thanks for the report Kevin. It seems there's always one more method surface that people choose to experience The Island.

One point of curiosity. Did Jason mention specifically what was in the tea? Did you try it?

Also, bushwacking between the Minong and the Greenstone has come up here again recently. Do you have any details as to where you were?
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Re: Spring 2016 (Second Boat) West End Runcation

Post by Kevinl » Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:16 pm

Thanks guys.

Midwest Ed, I did drink the tea and I'm still tripping. Just kidding. I have no idea what he put in there, although I often use him when I'm in the woods, sending him pictures of plants and asking if they're safe to eat (after tasting something last week, I was gently reprimanded). When we jumped from ridge to ridge, we weren't too far out of Windigo. Here is the link to our route that day: https://www.strava.com/activities/577584779 .


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Re: Spring 2016 (Second Boat) West End Runcation

Post by Midwest Ed » Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:23 pm

Realizing now that we most likely can't reproduce Jason's tea, I guess it's a moot point to ask how it tasted.
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Re: Spring 2016 (Second Boat) West End Runcation

Post by hooky » Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:58 am

The Feldtmann loop in a day is mind boggling to me. LOL

Thanks for posting. You're seeing a lot of the island in that short trip. It would take me 3, maybe more trips to cover that kind of ground.

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