2010 Trip Log - Add your planned itinerary here!

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2010 Trip Log - Add your planned itinerary here!

Post by Tom » Fri Jan 01, 2010 12:25 am

It's the ever popular trip log, now for 2010!

Once finalized as best as possible, post your itinerary, and then look around the list at who may else be enjoying a trip at the same time.

Please copy below and post your plans in the following format:

Name:
Email: (at)
Hometown:
Arrival Date:
Departure Date:
Coming From/Via:
Itinerary:
Notes/Other:


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Re: 2010 Trip Log - Add your planned itinerary here!

Post by nellnightrider » Fri Jan 01, 2010 1:50 am

HI
We are planning away....
Name: Rainelde
Email: (at) nell_nightrider2009@rocketmail.com
Hometown: Blanchardville
Arrival Date: June 2010
Departure Date: 6 days later
Coming From/Via: Grand Portage
Itinerary: McCargo Cove to hatchet lake to little todd to lake desor to huginnin cove to washington harbor (canoe out to beaver island)
Notes/Other: Our third trip to the marvelous island. We have learned so much form the last two trips. Hope to see some smiley faces along the way as we tackle the mighty Minong!
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Post by jerry » Sat Jan 02, 2010 3:42 pm

Do you have a more specific arrival date? How many are going with you?


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Re: 2010 Trip Log - Add your planned itinerary here!

Post by nellnightrider » Sun Jan 03, 2010 3:14 am

HI
It looks like arrival date will be june 4th. I have been kicking around another route, and could use a little input about it if anyone would.
Washington creek to Huginninn cove
Huginninn cove to N.Desor
N.Desor to Todd Harbor
Todd Harbor to Lake Richie
Lake Richie to Rock Harbor....with a stroll down stoll trail
5 days and catch voyager from Rock Harbor back to Grand Portage.
any one have any comments on this? :?
always 3 of us traveling together


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Post by yukonjack2 » Sun Jan 10, 2010 10:20 pm

Name: yukonjack2 with Boy Scout troop 185 <6 total
email: plasticjack2002@yahoo.com
hometown: clarkston/waterford MI
Arrival Date: 8/6/2010
Departure Date: 8/14/2010
Arrival from: Copper Harbor
Itinerary: approx 57 miles in 8 days
Day 1 - Clarkston - Fort Wilkins St. Park
Day 2 - Rock Harbor- Hidden Lake- Lane Cove (via Water Taxi)
Day 3 - LaneCove - Seargent Lake Peninsula (x-country permit is available)
Day 4 - Seargent Lake- W. Chickenbone
Day 5 - W. Chickenbone - Lake Ritchie
Day 6 - Lake Ritchie - Chipewa Harbor
Day 7 - Chipwa Harbor - Moskey Basin
Day 8 - Moskey Basin - 3 Mile
Day 9 - 3- mile- Rock Harbor - stoll trail- back to Fort Wilkins State Park
Day 10 - Fort Wilkins St. Park - Clarkston


Let me know what you think?

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Post by Tampico » Sun Jan 10, 2010 11:03 pm

I will be boating in IRNP Aug 28-Sep 6.

Name: Dave
Email: davepen (at) tcq.net
Hometown: St. Paul, MN
Arrival Date: Aug 28-29
Departure Date: Sep 5-6
Coming From/Via: Grand Portage Marina, Grand Portage MN
Itinerary: In progress
Notes/Other: Always happy to give hikers a lift when I can.
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Post by colvinch » Mon Jan 11, 2010 9:03 am

Name: Chris
Email: (at)
Hometown: Haslett, MI
Arrival Date: Aug 12
Departure Date:
Coming From/Via: Aug 18
Itinerary:
Day 1:CH-RH....water taxi to Chippewa Harbor....canoe to Lake Whittlesey
Day 2:Lake Whit to Wood Lake
Day 3:Wood Lake to ???? Chickenbone would be my wifes plan but seems a little far to me
Day 4:Birch Island
Day 5:Belle Isle
Day 6:Rock Harbor
Day 7:RH to CH

Notes/Other:Looking forward to catching walleye on Lake Whit

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Post by Ingo » Mon Jan 11, 2010 10:26 pm

Chris, checked my trip log from a few years ago. I'd call it steady travelling, but not pushing it.
2:30 hrs McCargoe to Chickenbone (way too long and a long story)
4:15 hrs Chickenbone to Richie (including lunch)
4 hrs from Richie to Wood Lake (including lunch)
Pushing on to Chickenbone would give you the option of passing Birch and going on to Pickeral the next day if the weather's good. Last summer we got "wind stuck" on Birch Is. for a day and probably should have waited another instead of paddling in 2-4 ft waves to Pickeral. I'd say skip Whittlesey but I'm thinking you're not going to pass up those walleye :D
colvinch wrote:Name: Chris
Itinerary:
Day 1:CH-RH....water taxi to Chippewa Harbor....canoe to Lake Whittlesey
Day 2:Lake Whit to Wood Lake
Day 3:Wood Lake to ???? Chickenbone would be my wifes plan but seems a little far to me
Day 4:Birch Island
Day 5:Belle Isle
Day 6:Rock Harbor
Day 7:RH to CH
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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Post by laqtis » Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:22 pm

Name: laqtis
Email: laqtis@hotmail.com
Hometown: SE Michigan
Arrival Date: 8/21
Departure Date: 8/27
Coming From/Via: SE Michigan
Itinerary:

8/21 – Saturday: Arrive at Rock Harbor. Hike to Daisy Farm. 7.1 miles.

8/22 – Sunday: Catch Voyager II to Windigo from Daisy Farm dock. Hike to Huggin Cove. 4.0 miles.

8/23 – Monday: Hike from Huggin Cove to North Desor Lake. 14.4 miles.

8/24 – Tuesday: Hike from North Desor Lake to Todd Harbor. Lunch at Little Todd Harbor. Approx. 14 miles.

8/25 – Wednesday: Hike from Todd Harbor to Moskey Basin. 15.1 miles.

8/26 – Thursday: Hike from Moskey Basin to Rock Harbor. 11.0 miles. Total trip mileage: 65.6 miles

Notes/Other:

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Post by Isle Royale Rob » Sat Jan 30, 2010 2:12 pm

I will be making my 6th trip to the island this year and i will be taking along 2 IRNP rookies! I am once again taking my boat over on the RangerIII. We will be doing alot of Northern Pike and Lake Trout Fishing again this year!
Name: Rob Dumas, Steve Kernya, and ???
Email: (at) vladinator1@sbcglobal.net
Hometown: Warren, Mi.
Arrival Date: June 4th
Departure Date: June 11th
Coming From/Via: Houghton
Itinerary: Still Planning it!
Notes/Other: This is the earliest i have been to the island. Usually go around the end of June or early July.
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Post by KillerKowalski » Tue Feb 16, 2010 10:45 am

Name: Craig Kowalski
Email: Craig_Kowalski@sbcglobal.net
Hometown: Chicago
Arrival Date: June 15, 2010
Departure Date: June 19, 2010
Coming From/Via: Houghton Ranger III to and from
Itinerary: Day 1 Three Mile
Day 2 Daisy Farm
Day 3 Lane Cove
Day 4 Rock Harbor
Notes/Other: This is my first of many visits to Isle Royale and will be my fourth time backpacking. As of right now, I am solo with anticipation of others coming along. If not, I am willing to join someone else with an increase of trail distance. I am in shape to do it. I left the treks short by purpose hoping to relax, read, fish, and take a lot of pictures. I can't wait until June!

Since it is my first, any trail suggestions or any other feedback will be highly appreciated.

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Post by fonixmunkee » Tue Feb 16, 2010 6:33 pm

Name: Richard K
Email: fonixmunkee(at)gmail.com
Hometown: Superior, WI
Arrival Date: Late may
Departure Date: Unknown
Coming From/Via: Grand Portage
Itinerary: Not known yet, maybe the Minong from McCargoe to Windigo
Notes/Other: Every year we take an early trip to IR. We just don't have a plan yet...

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Post by kfinnguy » Wed Mar 03, 2010 8:02 pm

Kai & Eric
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Hometown: Painesville, OH
Arrive: 6/22
Depart: 6/26
Via: Copper Harbor
Itinerary:
6/22: Rock Harbor to Daisy Farm
6/23: Daisy Farm to McCargoe Cove(With a stop at Minong Mine)
6/24: McCargoe to Moskey Basin
6/25: Moskey to Three Mile
6/26: Three Mile to Rock Harbor

Notes: This is what Scoutdad did back in 2004.
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Post by MacArthur » Thu Mar 04, 2010 8:07 pm

Name: Pete and George
Email: (at) pgeueke@wi.rr.com
Hometown: Milwaukee
Arrival Date: 8/28
Departure Date: 9/4
Coming From/Via: Houghton plane
My initial plan for a hike in late August was to hike the Greenstone from Windigo to RH. However, after a recent weekend shakedown 2 day hike of consecutive 7.5 milers on a relatively easy trail, I've realized I'm not going to be able to get in good enough shape for that fall trip. The knees and legs especially did not handle the ups and downs well. So I'm rethinking my itinerary and would like to know what you think.
Day 1 - arrive at RH then to 3Mile via the Tobin Trail
Day 2 - 3Mile to Daisy Farm
Day 3 - DF to Lake Ritchie
Day 4 - Ritchie to Chippewa Harbor
Day 5 - CH back to Moskey Basin
Day 6 - Moskey to Daisy Farm
Day 7 - DF to RH
While at Daisy Farm hope to go up to Mount Ojibway without packs and back.
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Post by Backpacker534 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:05 pm

Horray! I just booked my reservation on the Voyageur II earlier today. Here's the specifics:

Name: Backpacker534
Email: (at)
Hometown: S.E. Michigan
Arrival Date: Saturday, May 15
Departure Date: Thursday, May 20
Coming From/Via: Grand Portage, MN via the Voyageur II
Itinerary:
5-15-2010: Windigo to Feldtmann Lake.
5-16-2010: Side trip to Rainbow Cove and then over to Siskiwit Bay.
5-17-2010: Hike north to Island Mine and then head back west to Washington Harbor.
5-18-2010: Hike the east trail to Huginnin Cove.
5-19-2010: Take the western trail from Huginnin Cove back to Washington Harbor.
5-20-2010: Enjoy some leisure time in the ranger station and surrounding area while waiting for the Voyageur back to Grand Portage.
Notes/Other: This may be the first time my buddy and I will have other friends to hike with. Still waiting to see if they can join us.

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