Search found 130 matches

by Vandy
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Food & Cooking
Topic: What Food Is Best?
Replies: 21
Views: 804

Re: What Food Is Best?

+1 Pack-it Gourmet
by Vandy
Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Isle Royale License Plate
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Re: Isle Royale License Plate

Nice! I'll be on the lookout for you.
by Vandy
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Canoeing, Kayaking & Fishing
Topic: Portage from Lake Whittlesey to Wood Lake
Replies: 18
Views: 1371

Re: Portage from Lake Whittlesey to Wood Lake

Practice on 2x4's at home = ISRO boardwalks a piece of cake. 8)
by Vandy
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: What can I do if I have to camp at Rock Harbor for the first night?
Replies: 4
Views: 938

Re: Is using a folding hand cart on the trail practical?

From the Greenstone:

Wheeled Transportation
Wheeled vehicles (except for non-motorized wheelchairs) or other
mechanical forms of transportation are not allowed outside developed areas
at Rock Harbor and Windigo. This includes bicycles and portaging devices.
by Vandy
Sun May 26, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Feeble First-Timer, Seeking Affirmation
Replies: 21
Views: 1667

Re: Feeble First-Timer, Seeking Affirmation

From the Isle Royale Park Service site: Package Drop-offs United States Postal Service via the Voyageur II Using the U.S. Postal Service, visitors can mail a package to themselves to either Windigo or Rock Harbor via the Voyageur II. The visitor should plan on meeting the boat to receive their packa...
by Vandy
Fri May 03, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 2019 Trip Log - Add your planned itinerary here!
Replies: 32
Views: 4302

Re: 2019 Trip Log - Add your planned itinerary here!

Name: Tim V
Email: (at)
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Arrival Date: 7/16
Departure Date: 7/20
Coming From/Via: Copper Harbor / Queen IV
Itinerary: DF, MC, MB, TM (group sites)
Notes/Other: 5th trip; Nephew's boy scout troop
by Vandy
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: MN wolf leaves IR
Replies: 5
Views: 685

Re: MN wolf leaves IR

I'll bet he went in search of his friends to bring them back to the utopia he'd been transported to.
by Vandy
Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Which Itinerary?
Replies: 3
Views: 1328

Re: Which Itinerary?

Personally, I would do Itinerary 2 only because I have never been to Lane Cove and I'd want to get the climb out of the way early in the trip. ☺
by Vandy
Sat Mar 11, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Guess What Campground?
Replies: 312
Views: 36262

Re: Guess What Campground?

Feldtman #2
by Vandy
Wed Aug 24, 2016 6:31 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: 1st solo trip 5-day itinerary choices
Replies: 3
Views: 1461

Re: 1st solo trip 5-day itinerary choices

I think either is doable. If you want to be really ambitious, get a taste of the Minong and Todd Harbor, here is the solo trip I did in 5 days during my last visit: June 25 – Windigo to Washington Creek CG (and back) - .3 Washington Creek CG to Greenstone Ridge Junction (and back) - .3 Windigo to Fe...
by Vandy
Sun Jul 24, 2016 3:10 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: 1st trip itinerary and advice
Replies: 16
Views: 4656

Re: 1st trip itinerary and advice

You reach different levels based on your number of posts.
Here are the thresholds:
Title: NewbieCake: 0-49
LNT Expert : 50-99
Trailblazer: 100-199
Bushwacker: 200-299
May actually live on IR: 300-499
IR Expert: 500+
by Vandy
Thu Apr 07, 2016 6:44 am
Forum: Food & Cooking
Topic: Novice Backpacker in search of a Solid Meal Plan:-)
Replies: 18
Views: 6330

Re: Novice Backpacker in search of a Solid Meal Plan:-)

Here is what I brought for a 1 week trip: Count Item 8 Pure Protein Bars 8 Oatmeal 3 Cereal/Instant Milk 14 Instant Coffee 14 Creamer Chicken packets 4 Snickers 2 Tortilla Soup 2 Chx Dumplings 2 Gumbo 6 Pop Tarts Peanut Butter 16 Gatorade Almonds Raisins M&Ms The tortilla soup, chicken dumplings and...