Storing extra gear at the lodge while we backpack

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MichiganNPSFan
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Storing extra gear at the lodge while we backpack

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Hi all,
Just wondering if it's possible to store some gear at the Lodge while we backpack for several nights. We will have a two-night reservation at the lodge at the end of the trip, and it would be great to save some weight by storing a day pack with fresh clothes and other items at the lodge while on our trek. I didn't see anything about this on the Lodge's website, and was wondering what other people have done.

Thanks!
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Re: Storing extra gear at the lodge while we backpack

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Isle Royale National Park Website - Frequently Asked Questions, wrote:
Are there storage lockers on the Island?
No, there are no storage lockers on the Island. The concession operation at Rock Harbor and Windigo does offer a service to store gear for a fee. The box of gear cannot contain stove fuel or food. Contact the Rock Harbor Lodge office for more information.
Link ---> https://www.nps.gov/isro/faqs.htm

From one of our members...
silvershamrocks wrote: Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:47 pm ...For reference, it is $3.50 per day to store a bag and it cannot contain food, fuel or be in excess of 25lbs. No freebies for [those that have] reservations [at the Lodge].
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Re: Storing extra gear at the lodge while we backpack

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Thank you so much! That is awesome and will be so helpful in reducing unnecessary weight.
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