Stokely Creek Lodge
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... that you can't backup if you make a mistake. We made a brief stop in Marquette, MI, a pretty little town located on Lake Superior. Then continued on to Sault Ste Marie, MI to an RV park called Aune Osborn. This park is a waterfront park and fortunately we got the last waterfront spot where we could watch the huge shipping freighters go into the Soo Locks enroute from ...
... French Lake in the sunshine but
had to deal with warm drizzle once we hit Pickerel Lake; on the plus
side there was no wind to impede progress. We arrived at a beach site
just in time to setup camp during a lull in the weather; also ate
reheated chicken with brown rice and wild dehydrated mushrooms (yum).
Went to bed early to dodge the rain and approaching ...
... on Pickerel Lake:
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... Carrying all my gear solely on the back rack/panniers was taking it's toll on my energy, with the front wheel sometimes lifting off the ground on steep climbs.
Having resolved to get a pair of front panniers to spread the weight, the shop had sold their last pair but a kind offer by the owner saw me riding away with his own ones, and it has made a real difference.
I have been incredibly lucky on this stretch to stay with a number of hosts from the Warm Showers site. ...
... for breakfast at 6 AM to get an early start. You never know what to expect when crossing the border and we wanted to make sure we weren't rushed along the way and had plenty of time to stop and enjoy the scenery. Our plan was to make it to Marathon, Ontario for lunch and then on to Thunder Bay by late evening.