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November 18 2017

Entry Point 25 - Moose Lake

Moose Lake entry point allows overnight paddle or motor (25 HP max). This entry point is supported by Kawishiwi Ranger Station near the city of Ely, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 21 miles. Access is an boat landing or canoe launch at Moose Lake. Many trip options for paddlers with additional portages. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 27
Elevation: 1356 feet
Latitude: 47.9877
Longitude: -91.4997
Moose Lake - 25

Southeast Quetico Loop

by dango
Trip Report

Entry Date: July 29, 2017
Entry Point: Moose Lake
Number of Days: 8
Group Size: 8

Trip Introduction:
8 men (3 rookies) 4 canoes 37 portages 112.6 miles Route here -> http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=7121165

Report


Day 1 Moose-Newfound-Sucker-Basswood-Sunday-Agnes

Day 2 Agnes-Agnes River-Murdoch-Kawnipi

Day 3 Kawnipi-McKenzie

Day 4 McKenzie-Belaire-Wawaig River-Mack

Day 5 Mack-Munro-(unknown lake)-(unknown river)-Kenny-Maligne River

Day 6 Maligne River-Saganagon-Slate-Fran-(unknown lake)-Bell-Bit-(unknown lake)-Other Man

Day 7 Other Man-This Man-No Man-That Man-Sheridan-Carp-Birch

Day 8 Birch-Sucker-Newfound-Moose

Pretty standard semi-rigorous loop. Munro to Kenny was challenging - crossed probably 5 beaver dams. Portages not well traveled. Found great campsites and fish on every lake, never paddled past 4:00 PM. Ended most days around 3:00 PM.

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