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Travel Blogs from Crane Lake
under Silty, our tarp, as the showers began. I am currently devouring
Tom Wolff's “A Man In Full” during the quiet times – a great
read. That night a phenomenal light show and a huge deluge struck –
Cindy's MSR Hubba tent kept us dry for the night but morning rain
will take some time before our gear dries.
With a lighter load, the return 500m
portage took ...
... and we sat outside all evening and the dogs got a
real good play in. They are now dead asleep.
travelled thru 3 states today Mich. Wisc. And into Minnesota. The
topography changed from gentle rolling hills to farm land and then
into scrubby swamp land and then back into farm land.
we set off to reach Minot North Dakota and see how far we make it.
Up early today and across the northern portion of Wisconsin to meet friends in Proctor, MN (just outside of Duluth). Nice views of Lake Superior this morning and a wonderful lunch visiting with Dave, Lin, Clancy, and Gwen. On to Grand Rapids, MN where we will be ending the day enjoying the land of 10,000 lakes thanks to the hospitality of our ...
... sunset but thunder was on the way. The wind was blowing east and the thunder was coming from the west. We went to bed pretty early with the thunder quickly approaching. We got dumped on pretty hard for about an hour. The wind blew water under our tent but we managed to stay pretty dry on top of our sleeping pads.
Day four of our trip we woke up and hung up the tent, sleeping bags, and anything else that got wet in the storm. We stayed around camp for awhile ...
... to be the most amazing place. It was called Wakemup Camp in the Forest again on Vermillion Lake. It had a sandy beach with locals in swimming. It was really quite a warm day and after feeling the water, i quickly changed and went for a swim. Surprisingly not too cold. There was an island in the lake in front of us. Looked so inviting. Wished we had had a boat. Many of the campers here ...
Other places to stay in Crane Lake
7632 Nelson Rd., Crane Lake | Hotelfrom $83