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Entry Point 39 - Baker Lake

Baker Lake entry point allows overnight paddle only. This entry point is supported by Tofte Ranger Station near the city of Tofte, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 26 miles. Access is a boat landing at Baker Lake with a 10-rod portage into Peterson Lake to reach first campsite. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 3
Elevation: 1497 feet
Latitude: 47.8452
Longitude: -90.8169
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Camp Cook
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06/09/2010 11:42AM
 
New Trip Report posted by Camp Cook

Trip Name: Baker Lake Loop - First Solo.

Entry Point: 39

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airmorse
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06/09/2010 12:02PM
 
Nice report. I can't wait until I do a solo. Maybe this fall.

"In wilderness is the salvation of mankind." Thoreau.
Bannock
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06/09/2010 12:28PM
 
Nice report. Thanks. I love that loop.

Bannock
BWPaddler
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06/09/2010 12:30PM
 
Good for you! I love that loop. Nice report even without the pics. Glad you've got that under your belt now.

Wherever there is a channel for water, there is a road for the canoe. -Thoreau
dadof6
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06/09/2010 01:02PM
 
I am still mustering the courage to go solo. Good to hear that your first solo was a success.


Thanks for sharing!

"My life has been a series of campfires." Sigurd Olson
Trix
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06/09/2010 04:57PM
 
Matt, Welcome to the Solo's Club! Great Report! You have more energy than I do! So you mean to tell me there "really are bears" in the BDub?????? I still don't believe it!

C-H-A-L-L-E-N-G-E: Do not let what you cannot do, interfere with what you can do.
kanoes
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06/09/2010 05:20PM
 
good job matt. i really enjoyed the report.
campnscrap
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06/09/2010 06:11PM
 
Congrats Matt on your first solo and welcome to the club!! Glad that you had such a good experience - are ya hooked now? I think you're wife is an angel and quite a catch for understanding that you needed this trip :)


How bout some photos??? :)
Lisa

THE EDGE, there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over. - Hunter S. Thompson
Camp Cook
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06/09/2010 09:23PM
 
No worries Trixie; I'm sure it was a chipmunk in bear's clothing;) And yes, I am hooked now, can't wait to do it again.
boonie
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06/09/2010 10:08PM
 
Nice trip report. I'm glad to hear it went well for you and you enjoyed your solo. It's nice being able to just make spur of the moment changes in your trip. I often see more wildlife (and other things) when I'm solo...at least until I start talking to myself :).
fishguts
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06/09/2010 10:26PM
 
Nice report, glad you had a good one, Thanks!

fishguts
MOgirl
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06/10/2010 08:28AM
 
Matt!
congratulations on your first solo! Next time pics please ; )


~Kristy
danhawk
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06/10/2010 01:49PM
 
I really liked your report and writing style. I don't think my wife would act the same as yours.

Lets Roll!
lars54
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06/10/2010 04:51PM
 
thanks for the nice report, sounds like you had a good time
tremolo
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06/12/2010 08:25AM
 
I love the way you narrate your trip. Even without photos, I felt as if I experienced the scenery and feelings. Love how you describe the merganser and the loon fishing.
Kendra
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06/12/2010 08:50PM
 
Matt, Nice report.


So looking at what you ate, how did you get the name Camp Cook? Ha Ha.
Camp Cook
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06/12/2010 11:37PM
 
Ha! I guess that when I'm not trying to please everybody else on a trip, food becomes much less important... Might have to change my moniker to "boils water"
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