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by kolo
Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Weather and Bugs
Topic: Windigo Storm 6/08/21
Replies: 5
Views: 199

Re: Windigo Storm 6/08/21

Also, I'll bet it was hella scary to be in a tent during that storm!
Two of the most intense summer storms I have experienced in my life were while I was at Isle Royale. During one of the storms I was in a tent at Hatchet Lake. During the other, I was glad I was in one of the shelters!
by kolo
Wed May 19, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Gear / Bugs May 21-26
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Re: Gear / Bugs May 21-26

that's how I play it. A headnet weighs next to nothing. The disutility of bringing it and not using it is teeny; the disutility of leaving it home then needing it is huge.
I learned a new word today. Thanks torpified!
by kolo
Thu May 13, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Isle Royale 2021
Replies: 6
Views: 604

Re: Isle Royale 2021

I *think* it's the Indian Portage Trail, between Lake Ritchie and the Ridge. Although I have been on that trail it did not look familiar. Probably because it has been so long ago and/or I am getting older and my memory is not what it used to be! (Hoping to redress that in a few weeks, though.) I kn...
by kolo
Wed May 12, 2021 7:49 am
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Isle Royale 2021
Replies: 6
Views: 604

Re: Isle Royale 2021

Chief54, I could not make out what your picture was until I clicked on it to enlarge it. Very nice shot! I am sure you will take many more awesome pictures on your "two week assignment" to the Isle!
by kolo
Wed May 12, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Isle Royale 2021
Replies: 6
Views: 604

Re: Isle Royale 2021

Torpified, I am trying to remember where that section of trail is. Is it on the trail to Malone Bay?
by kolo
Tue May 11, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Isle Royale 2021
Replies: 6
Views: 604

Isle Royale 2021

I am sooo... looking forward to this!

Anyone else?
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by kolo
Wed Apr 28, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: I just saw my first moose of the 2021 season
Replies: 1
Views: 517

Re: I just saw my first moose of the 2021 season

Good eye Ed! Thanks for sharing! I have been checking both the Webcams frequently but have yet to see any moose.

It was nice to see the Ranger docked at Mott Island yesterday. Looks like the island is awakening and the park employees are working hard to get things ready for all of us dirtbaggers!
by kolo
Wed Apr 14, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: 7-Day Island Crossing
Replies: 5
Views: 703

Re: 7-Day Island Crossing

And remember, if you are traveling as a group of 7-10, there are other guidelines to consider.

https://www.nps.gov/isro/planyourvisit/ ... people.htm
by kolo
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: CPAP Machine
Replies: 7
Views: 917

Re: CPAP Machine

Any experience with a CPAP on IR? Oh!, I had a terrible experience. :( Back in June 2000, 4 of us made my first power boat trip with a good friend's boat. We mostly base camped out of Daisy Farm. My friend had a portable CPAP but all I remember about the unit is the battery died or broke the very f...
by kolo
Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: Canoeing, Kayaking & Fishing
Topic: Finally getting back!
Replies: 6
Views: 853

Re: Finally getting back!

Sending good vibes your way Ingo! May the wind always be at your back!
by kolo
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Durston tent alternative?
Replies: 9
Views: 1162

Re: Durston tent alternative?

I have a 2 person Go Lite tent that I bought a few years ago, mainly for backpacking the Minong. The tent and everything included weighs 3 pounds. It has a rain fly and foot print. It is supposedly a 2 person tent but would be tight with two people. It worked very well for me and my gear, as I am so...
by kolo
Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:45 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Greenstone 2021
Replies: 3
Views: 991

Re: Greenstone 2021

Thank you for posting this John! I just read that I suffer from "Island Topophilia!"
by kolo
Sat Mar 20, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Minong Closed until June 15th
Replies: 5
Views: 866

Re: Minong Closed until June 15th

The Minong was our first choice last year and our first choice this year. Now it is next year's first choice. Ah, flexibility Back when I was still able to hike/climb mountains, I heeded the saying, " The mountain isn't going anywhere." On those days that the weather didn't look good or i...
by kolo
Tue Mar 16, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tobin Bay Sunset
Replies: 1
Views: 484

Re: Tobin Bay Sunset

Wow! Very nice shot chief54!
by kolo
Thu Mar 11, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: One word for Isle Royale National Park
Replies: 14
Views: 1674

Re: One word for Isle Royale National Park

I love putting out that auto reply email message saying I will have No Service for 10 days ;) a garmin (delorme) inreach is plenty enough connection for me. Limited messaging. Family only. No wifi. No email. Safety ensured. Kudos to you sneakymonkey! I like your attitude and solution! For those who...