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  Last Visit: 06/29/2022 12:04PM

Entry Point 6 - Slim Lake

Slim Lake entry point allows overnight paddle only. This entry point is supported by Kawishiwi Ranger Station near the city of Ely, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 23 miles. Access is a 90-rod portage to Slim Lake Portages to three additional lakes.

Number of Permits per Day: 2
Elevation: 1210 feet
Latitude: 47.9958
Longitude: -91.9599
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birdonbats
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09/17/2021 04:17PM
 
New Trip Report posted by birdonbats

Trip Name: Slim Lake.

Entry Point: 6

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MidwestFirecraft
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09/17/2021 05:33PM
 
"It stormed in the middle of the night and the tree came crashing down. A large branch would have certainly damaged the tent and certainly would have injured us."


That is my greatest fear while in the wilderness. Glad you got to spend some quality time on a beautiful lake.
OneMatch
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09/18/2021 10:43AM
 
I love Slim Lake and the paddle to Hatchet is a nice one. Glad you moved that tent!


There's some good fishing on the Gunflint side as well. Ely isn't the only BW outpost. Give it a try sometime.

We all have to believe in something. I believe I'll go paddle.
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