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SourisMan
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09/22/2017 08:49PM
Am I remembering this correctly? I don't need an entry permit beginning October 1rst? Is there some sort of self checkin, or do I just go? I'm trying to squeeze in a solo in early Oct.
 
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Laketrout58
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09/22/2017 09:42PM
You can fill out a permit for free at the entry point! Have fun . Marc
bwcasolo
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09/23/2017 05:23AM
Thats my plan Oct. 1, sawbill, 1 week away. ready :)
SourisMan
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09/23/2017 07:25AM
quote bwcasolo: "Thats my plan Oct. 1, sawbill, 1 week away. ready :)"

Ditto Solo....Oct 1rst, but going up the Gunflint. Let's hope for decent weather.
09/23/2017 09:08AM
There is a box at the entry point w/ self serve permits that you fill out, keep 1 copy on you, and put the other copy in the box. It might be a good idea to stop at the Ranger Station (they have them outside the building so you can grab them if they are not open) on your way through Grand Marais to grab one in case the box at the entry point is out of them. We keep a supply in the glove box and have needed them before because sometimes the box is empty. Usually the box is right at the EP landing but for some entries like Lizz the box is on the portage half way between Poplar Lake and Lizz Lake.

Pic of the permit box at EP 50 behind my daughter.


SourisMan
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09/23/2017 10:36AM
Good idea Ducks. Many thanks!
QueticoMike
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09/23/2017 11:33AM
quote ducks: "There is a box at the entry point w/ self serve permits that you fill out, keep 1 copy on you, and put the other copy in the box. It might be a good idea to stop at the Ranger Station (they have them outside the building so you can grab them if they are not open) on your way through Grand Marais to grab one in case the box at the entry point is out of them. We keep a supply in the glove box and have needed them before because sometimes the box is empty. Usually the box is right at the EP landing but for some entries like Lizz the box is on the portage half way between Poplar Lake and Lizz Lake.


Pic of the permit box at EP 50 behind my daughter.



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Cute picture! :)
Tman
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09/24/2017 09:45AM
quote ducks: "There is a box at the entry point w/ self serve permits that you fill out, keep 1 copy on you, and put the other copy in the box. It might be a good idea to stop at the Ranger Station (they have them outside the building so you can grab them if they are not open) on your way through Grand Marais to grab one in case the box at the entry point is out of them. We keep a supply in the glove box and have needed them before because sometimes the box is empty. Usually the box is right at the EP landing but for some entries like Lizz the box is on the portage half way between Poplar Lake and Lizz Lake.


Pic of the permit box at EP 50 behind my daughter.



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eroom
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09/25/2017 02:47PM
quote bwcasolo: "Thats my plan Oct. 1, sawbill, 1 week away. ready :)"

I'll be at Sawbill this weekend too, but will day tripping and not overnighting.

Have fun.
bwcasolo
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09/26/2017 05:58AM
quote eroom: "quote bwcasolo: "Thats my plan Oct. 1, sawbill, 1 week away. ready :)"


I'll be at Sawbill this weekend too, but will day tripping and not overnighting.


Have fun."

Ill look you up.
BuckFlicks
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09/26/2017 02:59PM
Are the ranger stations staffed year round?

If I were doing an October trip (which I'd love to do) I'd also check in with the station to have another point of "someone has my itinerary" if I was filling out a self service permit at the EP. Can't be too cautious.

Even if you have to watch the silly video one more time.

VoyageurNorth
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09/26/2017 06:44PM
quote BuckFlicks: "Are the ranger stations staffed year round?


If I were doing an October trip (which I'd love to do) I'd also check in with the station to have another point of "someone has my itinerary" if I was filling out a self service permit at the EP. Can't be too cautious.

Even if you have to watch the silly video one more time.


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With the self issuing, you keep the top copy & put the other bottom copy in the box at the entry. Not sure how often those boxes are emptied and self issuing permits checked on.

09/26/2017 09:29PM
No permit needed. Camptober is the BEST time to camp!!!
09/27/2017 07:29AM
quote BasecampMom: "No permit needed. Camptober is the BEST time to camp!!!"

Well no, a permit is required. But they are self issued with no limit to entry availability.


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