Canceled Meetup

IsleRoyale backpacking trip

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Details

Daily schedule (June 8th Sunday departure - June 15(Sunday) arrival back)
1. June 8th (Sunday) 1:00 pm start of carpooling to Outpost motel 8 miles northeast of Grand Marais
(outpostmotel.com,[masked]). Cost - $59 for 2 single bed room.
2. June 9th (Monday)Grand Portage Voyager II departure 7:30 am ($82 + $8 fuel surcharge)
3:00 pm arrival to Rock Harbor.
Harbor Trail hike to Threemile camp 3.6 miles.
3. June 10th (Tuesday) Rock Harbor Trail and Lake Richie Trail to Lake Richie camp 10.2 miles.
4. June 11th (Wednesday) Indian Portage Trail to McCargoe Cove camp 7.3 miles.
5. June 12th (Thursday) Minong Ridge Trail to Little Todd camp 11 miles.
6. June 13th (Friday) Minong Ridge Trail to Nort bLake Desor camp 5.6 miles
7. June 14th (Saturday) Minong Ridge Trail to Washington Creek camp (Windigo) 12 miles
Total hiking distance 3.6 + 10.2 + 7.3 + 11 + 5.6 + 12 = 49.7 miles
8. June 15th (Sunday) 1:00 pm Voyager II departure from Windigo - 3:00 pm arrival to Grand Portage
Ferry cost $69 + $4 fuel surcharge.
Carpool back to Twin Cities - arrival about 10:00 pm

Other information:
- camping permit (obtained in Rock Harbor) - free
- $4 Grand Portage parking fee per day per car
- $4 user fee per day per person on island
- backpack up to 40 pounds weight - free
- Grand Portage ferry office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Mon-Fri,the office is closed Saturday and Sunday. Office phone is [masked].
- Total cost per person $235 + carpool fuel cost ($163- ferry, $14 - car parking, $28 - NP user fee, $30 - motel)