10/2/2011 Eagle in tree
this eagle was perched in tree on the campsite in previous photo.
10/2/2011 Jasper lake
stop for lunch. new growth is slow to come to this lake. the west end looks a bit better.
10/2/2011 ogish site
Eureka Mountain Pass w/2 vestibules! fits on the small pad, island site across from the portage to Mueller.
10/2/2011 portage landing alpine to jasper
water levels very low! we got out of the canoe out past the biggest rock in the photo.
10/2/2011 portage landing Jasper to Kingfisher
notice these two cedar trees are scarred with hatchet marks, probably from early travel days, to mark the portages for travelers and/or trappers.
10/2/2011 portage landing Ogishkemuncie coming from Kingfisher
wow! was all we could say when we came over the hill and saw this scene.
10/2/2011 portage seagull to alpine
this is the alpine portage 5 years after the Cavity lake fire. lots of new growth: aspen, white pine, jackpine, balsam. not much canopy, kinda hot, about 60 degrees at 1015 am
10/2/2011 Seagull lake
8:30am launch on Seagull lake. what great lake conditions to start trip! took us 2.15 hours to get to the alpine portage from blankenburg landing.
10/2/2011 Seagull lake campsite
we didn't stay here but this looks like a nice site.
10/2/2011 sunset on Ogish
1st night campsite, nice sunset
10/3 south arm of knife campsite
one of many trails through the campsite leading nowhere.
10/3 south arm of knife site
big pine tree on our peninsula site on south arm of knife.