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by placebo96799
Wed Jun 13, 2012 10:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TR: 5/30-6/5, 2012 [Windigo to Rock Harbor to Windigo]
Replies: 5
Views: 2085

Re: Windigo to Rock Harbor to Windigo (May 30 - June 5, 2012

Hi Johnhens ............ the lighter pack made the hiking much easier, and more enjoyable. I use a GoLite Pinnacle. 35 pounds seems to pushing the maximum that pack can carry comfortably. The nights that I was cold I wore the hood of my Marmot jacket, as well as tucking my head in the upper pocket o...
by placebo96799
Tue Jun 12, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TR: 5/30-6/5, 2012 [Windigo to Rock Harbor to Windigo]
Replies: 5
Views: 2085

TR: 5/30-6/5, 2012 [Windigo to Rock Harbor to Windigo]

ISLE ROYALE TRIP REPORT (May 30 to June 5, 2012) Background I last backpacked on Isle Royale in 1995 and 1996. Then I was in my early 40s and was strong enough to lug a 60 pound pack across the island. Now I am in my upper 50s and wanted to try backpacking again. But, a 60 pound pack would take the...
by placebo96799
Wed May 23, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TR: 5/1-5/8, 2012 [Rock Harbor-Windigo via Minong]
Replies: 59
Views: 30108

Re: May 1st - May 8th 2012 Trip Report

Great report! I found myself several times a day checking for your updates. Thanks for sharing your adventure. I'm looking forward to your pictures.
by placebo96799
Sat May 12, 2012 12:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Pics: 5/5-5/10, 2012 [McCargoe to Windigo]
Replies: 10
Views: 2506

Re: McCargoe to Windigo 5/5-5/10

I enjoyed your pictures. It's good of you to share them. I'm planning on hiking Windigo (via Minong Trail) to Rock Harbor and back to Windigo (via Greenstone) at the end of the month. How was the Minong? Many downed trees? Your pictures were encouraging for the trail condition.