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by iroy6
Tue Sep 06, 2016 7:38 am
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: I saw a Pine Marten (I think)
Replies: 6
Views: 1450

Re: I saw a Pine Marten (I think)

For what it's worth I saw a pine martin the third week of May 2015 at Washington Creek campground (Windigo). It strolled through our camp (shelter #1) following the shore with a red squirrel in its mouth. About 10 mins later it swam across the creek and disappeared into the woods. Reported it to ran...
by iroy6
Tue Mar 08, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Transportation & Lodging
Topic: Combined Ferry Schedule Calendar - 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 5265

Re: Combined Ferry Schedule Calendar

Thanks for putting this together. One correction: The Monday - Tuesday trips on the Voyaguer II don't begin until May 30 (see note on the V II website).
by iroy6
Fri Jun 19, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Bike on the V2
Replies: 6
Views: 1355

Re: Bike on the V2

My wife rode our tandem bike from Copper Harbor to Grand Portage in August of 2011. We then traveled with the bike on the V II to RH and the next day took the Queen back to Copper Harbor to retrieve our car. One minor correction to the above: As long as we were on the island for just the one night a...
by iroy6
Wed May 01, 2013 2:01 pm
Forum: Weather and Bugs
Topic: Current conditions on the island (2013)
Replies: 48
Views: 8439

Re: Current conditions on the island

Current conditions update posted on the IRKPA facebook page (link above): "The National Park Service advises that campers and visitors to Isle Royale National Park should be prepared for winter camping conditions on the island for the next few weeks. Most docks are ice bound, and shore access is lim...
by iroy6
Wed Jan 26, 2011 6:54 pm
Forum: Transportation & Lodging
Topic: Name that Boat! A contest
Replies: 28
Views: 5844

Re: Name that Boat! A contest

My suggestion is "Stanley" after long-time and much-loved former captain of the Wenonah, Stanley Sivertson.
by iroy6
Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:02 pm
Forum: History
Topic: MPLS Star Trib editorial on eviction notices to leasholders
Replies: 4
Views: 3502

MPLS Star Trib editorial on eviction notices to leasholders

Today's Minneapolis Star Tribune (Aug 29, 2010) has an interesting editorial about eviction notices sent to eight of the current leaseholders (including the Sivertsons). Link:

http://www.startribune.com/opinion/comm ... _Yyc:aUUsZ
by iroy6
Fri Mar 12, 2010 12:50 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: East Feldtmann Trail
Replies: 6
Views: 1404

Re: East Feldtmann Trail

I hiked the East Feldtmann Trail a couple of times in the 80's before it was closed. It was slightly more scenic and shorter than the current Feldtmann Trail (then called the West Feldtmann Trail). Unless you are willing to get wet, I wouldn't try to bushwack it as the trail went through the swamp t...