Explore the rugged and remote Isle Royale National Park https://www.nps.gov/isro/index.htm in Lake Superior, on a 6 day/5 night, 62.8 mile backpacking trip . We'll meet Friday, August 16th at 11:30 am at Isle Royale Seaplanes in Hancock, MI and catch the 12:00 pm seaplane to Windigo, on Isle Royale. The seaplane cost is $320 round trip per person. (For those who would like to come the night before, there are campsites at Hancock Rec Area, 200 Jasberg St for $18)
Day by Day Itinerary:
Friday August 16- 8.8 miles to Feldtmann Lake group site.
Saturday, August 17- 10.3 miles to Siskiwit Bay group site.
Sunday, August 18th- 9.9 miles to Lake Desor South group site.
Monday, August 19th- 11.8 miles to Todd Harbor group site.
Tuesday, August 20th- 8.7 miles to Chickenbone East group site.
Wednesday, August 21- 13.3 miles to Rock Harbor , 5 pm seaplane out.
We'll be backpacking along the Feldtmann Lake, Greenstone Ridge, and Minong Ridge trails. Previous backpacking experience is necessary due to the length of the trip, 62.8 miles. Please message me if you're interested, so I can confirm previous experience and availability. The max number of people is 10, due to the permit. Looking forward to a great summer adventure on Isle royale!
Isle Royale National Park info:
Google map of Isle Royale Seaplanes, the meetup spot for Friday, August 16th at 11:30 am.