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May 27 2017

Entry Point 14 - Little Indian Sioux River North

Little Indian Sioux River (north) entry point allows overnight paddle only. This entry point is supported by La Croix Ranger Station near the city of Ely, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 32 miles. Access is a 40-rod portage heading North from the Echo Trail.

Number of Permits per Day: 6
Elevation: 1364 feet
Latitude: 48.1466
Longitude: -92.2103

Portage clearing trip 2016/ LIS North

by PortageKeeper
Trip Report

Entry Date: May 09, 2016
Entry Point: Little Indian Sioux River (north)
Number of Days: 5
Group Size: 8

Trip Introduction:
About 6 months in the planning, 8 people volunteered and all 8 saw it through.

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Just a quick report to say that we had a successful portage clearing trip in the Shell Lake area. All types of weather including heat, cold, rain and snow, and lots of wind.

Tools used... 6 Fiskars Pruning Stiks (these were used lots and lots) 4 Irwin 15" saws 1 46" crosscut saw 1 Gransfors Bruks Small Forest Axe

Portages that we cleaned up... EP14/LIS river north, Elm portage, U. Pauness/L. Pauness both the 9r and the 40r,  L. Pauness/Shell, Devils Cascade, Shell/Heritage, Heritage/E. Loon Bay, Shell/L. Shell, Lynx/Agawato, Lynx/Heritage, Lynx/Ruby.

We also carried in 2 new fire grates for replacement.

Many thanks to the volunteers... Steve (SEA) Larry (Nibi Mocs) Jeff P. Jeff (JD) Mike (McSweem) Mike (Swimswithloons) Bruce (Pinesap)

 


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