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Entry Point 51 - Missing Link Lake

Missing Link Lake entry point allows overnight paddle only. This entry point is supported by Gunflint Ranger Station near the city of Grand Marais, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 45 miles. Access is a canoe landing at Round Lake with a 142-rod portage to Missing Link Lake. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 5
Elevation: 1498 feet
Latitude: 48.0731
Longitude: -90.8301
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lilcowdoc
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02/26/2009 11:05PM
 
New Trip Report posted by lilcowdoc

Trip Name: Gunflint Summer.

Entry Point: 51

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“A sky as pure as water bathed the stars and brought them out”
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kanoes
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02/26/2009 11:38PM
 
what a great summer! nicely done LCD....chomping at the bit to get back i bet.
lilcowdoc
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02/26/2009 11:41PM
 
chomp chomp

“A sky as pure as water bathed the stars and brought them out”
Ho Ho
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02/27/2009 06:32AM
 
Now that's the way to spend the summer! Thanks for the report.
dogwoodgirl
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02/27/2009 02:57PM
 
Thanks for getting my cabin fever stoked to the max! Looks like it was pure heaven....I miss having that kind of freedom.

~On to Fort Chippewan before the snow flies!
rlhedlund
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02/27/2009 05:10PM
 
Good to read your report. Thank you.

Will be there in mid-may. Snow would be better than rain imo. Looking forward to that round-missing link portage. Probably not prepared for the Tuscarora one though.

Life is Good, Living is Better. Everlasting Life is Best! Pray for Us Amok.
TomT
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02/27/2009 08:23PM
 
You know, if I had a time machine I would do my college summers like this one. Nice job! You're doin' it up right.

"Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." --- George Bernard Shaw
Mongo65
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02/27/2009 10:19PM
 
Nice report & pics. Cabin fever? What cabin fever?

I think I'm coming down with cabin bubonic plague!

Sit back, relax, have a home brew.
peeruwp
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02/28/2009 01:11PM
 
Nice report(s) and great pictures!

"Nine planets around the sun, only one does the sun embrace" - dmb
Boppa
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03/01/2009 08:12AM
 
lilcowdoc,
What an enjoyable report to read. As others have accurately noted, it focuses our thoughts on summer, and makes the winter more bearable while our longing a bit more difficult to deal with. Your pictures are great and I am pleased to hear you are doing a repeat - it hopefully means another report to look forward to.
Boppa

"Yesterday is the past, Tomorrow is the future, Today is a GIFT, that is why it is called the present".
lilcowdoc
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03/01/2009 10:41AM
 
Thanks for the great comments everyone! I plan on getting some more photo-ops in this summer to post when cabin-fever hits next year..IT'S MARCH EVERYONE! :D

“A sky as pure as water bathed the stars and brought them out”
RoJoYo
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03/01/2009 08:46PM
 
Oh to be young and single again.

"You don't stop playing because you grow old; you grow old because you stop playing." B. Franklin
HighPlainsDrifter
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03/04/2009 12:45PM
 

Boy, those "Cowdocs" are watering the seeds (planted in my mind) for future trips. I got this "bucket list" that I cannot shake
**** Frost River. I must do that if only for the name
**** South Arm & Ogish & Kekekabic....

Great photo log. Ty the post

"Boredom, Tyler - that's what's wrong. And how do you beat boredom, Tyler?... Adventure...(Never Cry Wolf, 1983)
Ozarker
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03/14/2009 10:21AM
 
I love that picture of you and the boys on a rock with the falls and bridge in the background. Beautiful place. Where is that? One of these days I'm going to go to the eastern section of the BWCAW.

"Always leave the woodpile higher than when you found it."
Dbldppr1250
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03/14/2009 03:25PM
 
How big was the northern the one boy was holding?

Walking School Bus
lilcowdoc
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03/15/2009 08:58PM
 
The northern was a 36 incher and the falls are Mueller Falls. The bridge in the background is the Kek trail. It is beautiful there!

“A sky as pure as water bathed the stars and brought them out”
Irishstone
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03/18/2009 09:08AM
 
Great collection of reports.

Always good to get lots of pictures. Really helps the mind drift back to a fun place.

I'd love to spend a summer on the Gunflint, but it might not happen anytime soon.

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