2021 Trip Log - Post your planned itinerary here!

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Re: 2021 Trip Log - Post your planned itinerary here!

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Name: Steve (dad) and Pete (son)
Hometown: Blaine, MN
Arrival Date: Mon. Jul 19, 2021
Departure Date: Tue. Jul 27, 2021
Coming From/Via: Grand Portage via Voyageur II

Itinerary (To Be Determined):
Day 1, 7/19 - Grand Portage to Rock Harbor
Day 2, 7/20 -
Day 3, 7/21 -
Day 4, 7/22 -
Day 5, 7/23 -
Day 6, 7/24 -
Day 7, 7/25 -
Day 8, 7/26 -
Day 9, 8/27 - Windigo to Grand Portage

Notes/Other: Booked passage on the Voyageur II early to guarantee the dates we wanted. We have enough time to enjoy hiking the island from end-to-end. We hiked the Minong in 2007, 2008 & 2013 so it's probably the year to hike it again. Have plenty of time to finalize the itinerary before the trip!
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Name: Andy and Kathryn
Hometown: Fowlerville, MI
Arrival Date: 7/20
Departure Date: 7/24
Coming From/Via: Houghton, MI

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive at Rock Harbor, Go to 3 Mile
Day 2: 3 Mile to Daisy Farm
Day 3: Stay at DF, hike the Mt. Ojibway loop
Day 4: Back to Rock Harbor
Day 5: Back to Houghton on the Ranger III

Notes/Other:
This is our first trip on Isle Royale. We're both middle aged and haven't backpacked in a few years so we're keeping it easy.
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Re: 2021 Trip Log - Post your planned itinerary here!

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Name: John and Laura (daughter)
Hometown: Hillsborough/Asheville, NC
Arrival Date: 6/14
Departure Date: 6/20
Coming From/Via: Grand Portage/Voyageur II

Itinerary:
M - Rock Harbor
Tu- Chippewa Harbor (via VII)
W - Lake Whittlesey
Th - Wood Lake
F - Malone Bay
Sa - Malone Bay

Notes/Other: Finally back after 3 years!
79: worked RH, 01: BI-DB-RH, 02: MC-LR-WL-CH, 05: MI-CI-MB-DF-RH-TM-RH, 09: MC-BI-DN-RH, 11: WC-HC-WC, 12: MC-CB-HL-TH, 13: RH-PI, 14: BI-ML-CI-CH-MB, 16: RH-CI-TI-RH, 17: WI-IM-SB-FL-WC, 18: MC-PC-BI-DB-RH-DF
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Re: 2021 Trip Log - Post your planned itinerary here!

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Name: Alice (plus friend)
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Arrival Date: 6/25
Departure Date: 6/30
Coming From/Via: Houghton via Ranger III

Itinerary:
Fri: Ferry arrives; Rock Harbor --> Daisy Farm
Sat: Daisy Farm --> Moskey Basin
Sun: Moskey Basin --> McCargoe Cove + afternoon hike to Minong Mine
Mon: McCargoe Cove --> Three Mile (via the Greenstone)
Tues: Three Mile --> Rock Harbor + afternoon hike to Scoville Point
Wed: Ferry departs

Notes/Other: It's our first trip to Isle Royale, though I've been lurking on these forums for almost 2 years! Due to sold out ferry dates, our trip is now 1 day longer than initially planned but I didn't increased our mileage. Trying to decide whether to make a backup plan with more aggressive mileage or to just lean into the extra camp time at Moskey Basin by stocking up on e-books.
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