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Date/Time: 05/19/2019 07:57AM
Title: Trip Report - Frost River Route
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fishcanoe 07/17/2009 08:34AM
Nice trip report - we just got back (7/10-7/15) from the Frost River. I'll warn anyone that is planning to run the river it is very low. There were spots that we had to drag through mud for 30' or so. Lots of rocks to avoid. And the submergent weeds are on the surface so your paddling through them - drag on your canoe.
alpine525 06/15/2009 08:01AM
Fantastic trip report! What a wonderful experience for your boys - it's a trip they will always remember. Thanks for sharing.
Scott Walleye 06/15/2009 09:21AM
Great report - nice pics and videos. Whew that water looks cold!
dadof6 06/15/2009 09:36AM
Great report! Sounds like a great time. I'll be doing the Frost and the Louse at the end of the month.

Thanks for sharing.
rlhedlund 06/16/2009 06:36AM
Great report. Love that sunset picture. Can relate to your paddle across Seagull. Tough.

Good memories for your boys and you.
Navigator 07/10/2009 04:43PM
AWESOME is the only word for it! It is so awesome to be able to spend that quality time without competing interests when they are at home!

I loved the Bell! It performed admirably even under some pretty harsh conditions. I think I have a new favorite canoe :)
520eek 07/17/2009 04:24PM
Great report! I really enjoyed it!
TomT 07/19/2009 07:55AM
Thanks for posting. I did the Frost River in the mid 80's. I remember that beach on Frost and the big rock in the middle of the lake too.

In 1988 I was solo in Quetico in august and saw a huge dark straight line wall cloud approach me at a site before slamming me with high winds and rain where branches fell all around my tent. I was terrified. Wonder if it could be the same storm you went through?

Taking my 17 year old for his second trip in august. You're right, time waits for no one. Glad you could make some memories and hope you guys have many more trips together.
Navigator 06/16/2009 08:47AM
Thank you all for the nice comments! I would highly recommend this trip. We had an awesome time!
wawasee 06/16/2009 09:07AM
Great trip report! I took my son on his first trip this year. You are right,time travels fast enjoy your sons.
Pike48 07/07/2009 12:53PM
Awesome trip!!! My two older boys (12 & 9)and I are headed into Horseshoe-Gaskin-Winchell area in August - Their fifth trip. Can't wait until they're old enough to push deep into the bush.
cowdoc 07/07/2009 03:44PM
Great report Nav! Time spent with your two boys in the great outdoors....priceless! Good times, good scenery, relaxation, and some challenges....nothin' wrong with that. Brought back some memories from this years and last years trips. Thank you.
Navigator 07/07/2009 09:02PM
Glad you liked the report. It was an awesome trip and did challenge them a bit :) I know it will be a trip they will remember for years to come!
crappiehunter 07/08/2009 05:54AM
loved the report and detail. Wow you guys covered some ground! Liked the moose video best!
Beemer01 07/08/2009 07:54AM
These memories will last a lifetime. Great job!
woodpecker 07/08/2009 11:44AM
Navigator...
Your trip was very reminiscent of our trip to the Shell/Hertiage #14 area.... my two sons and I (29 and 32) make a bi-yearly trip to my "most favorite" place to go.... the BWCAW...


I know what kind of trip you had !!!!!
AWESOME---RIGHT???
how was the Bell as compared to Wenonah MNIII?

Woodpecker
Kiporby 06/14/2009 09:17PM
Very nice report Tom! Glad you had a good trip with the your boys. Someday mine will be old enough to attempt the Frost River with.
UncleMoose 06/15/2009 10:17AM
Awesome report - a true BWCA experience, start to finish. Great writing and photos throughout. This brought back a lot of memories from a Frost River trip a few years back.

Thanks!
Ho Ho 06/14/2009 10:06PM
What a great trip and report. Lots of adventure and also some relaxation. You guys are lucky to be able to do this together. Thanks for taking us along!
Navigator 06/14/2009 07:32PM
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kanoes 06/14/2009 07:59PM
great report tom! wonderful writing, nice photos and videos too. the frost river part brought back some fond memories.
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