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by Gwest1
Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Light and Cheap, under $20
Replies: 14
Views: 2122

Re: Light and Cheap, under $20

35 mm film canisters are great for storing and protecting all sorts of very small or fragile things or even small quantities of liquid... In a similar vein, I usually bring two plastic peanut butter jars that I have cleaned out. I wrap a few feet if duct tape around one and use it as a waterproof c...
by Gwest1
Thu Sep 08, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Other Places and Parks
Topic: Hiking suggestions in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan
Replies: 7
Views: 1452

Re: Hiking suggestions in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan

We just got back from a long weekend on North Manitou Island. Not sure that would work for you, though, now that I look at the boat schedule. After September 15th, the ferry only runs Friday/Saturday/Sunday. Still, someplace to keep in mind. Pretty easy hiking, and all back country camping except fo...
by Gwest1
Thu May 26, 2016 5:08 am
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Comfort Items
Replies: 15
Views: 3326

Re: Comfort Items

The utility sink at the Windigo laundry. (I'm guessing.)
by Gwest1
Thu Sep 10, 2015 4:37 am
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: stinky Keens
Replies: 3
Views: 1042

Re: stinky Keens

I've read this elsewhere... >>I work in a biological research institute. As two of us have Tevas and both have the same problem we set about finding out why. The smell is caused by bacteria which live in and feed on the sweat and skin cells which accumulate on the sandals. This is by no means unusua...
by Gwest1
Tue Jul 21, 2015 5:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 2015 Trip Log - Add your planned itinerary here!
Replies: 26
Views: 4903

Re: 2015 Trip Log - Add your planned itinerary here!

Name: Gwest1 Email: PM me please Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI Arrival Date: 8/16/15 Departure Date: 8/20/15 Coming From/Via: Houghton, via Isle Royale Air Itinerary: 8/15 - Drive from mid-Michigan to Houghton. A planned stop to see Lake of the Clouds will stretch this already-long trip to 10ish hours....