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Entry Point 37 - Kawishiwi Lake

Kawishiwi Lake entry point allows overnight paddle only. This entry point is supported by Tofte Ranger Station near the city of Isabella; Tofte, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 33 miles. Access is a boat landing at Kawishiwi Lake.

Number of Permits per Day: 9
Elevation: 1653 feet
Latitude: 47.8390
Longitude: -91.1036
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wezander
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10/04/2012 03:46AM
 
New Trip Report posted by wezander

Trip Name: Three Dudes and a Chinese Lady - Kawishiwi-Alice-Boulder-Sawbill

Entry Point: 37

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Spartan2
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10/04/2012 06:42AM
 
This was a fascinating trip report! Loved the report, loved the photos--wished there were more of them!


Yao is a trouper, and perhaps she would have enjoyed it more if she hadn't tried to do a bit too much of the work.


When I was younger (female here myself, went with my husband, just the two of us) I never thought there could be a trip too long. After a 22-day trip I didn't want to quit. But I will say we worked up to that gradually, we didn't start that way. :-) And after every trip, that hot shower and soft bed are always inviting.


Thanks for sharing the story of your trip. It was a good one.
wezander
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10/04/2012 07:13AM
 
Thanks! I've been reading your reports as well, and I really enjoy them. It's fascinating and, dare I say, sweet to read and 'watch' your trips evolve. I trust that you two will have many more trips in the future. Best of luck to the both of you. Oh, and I really like your photos too.
giddyup
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10/04/2012 12:44PM
 
What an enjoyable trip report! You've got one tough little lady there! I'll bet you're proud of her. Hopefully, it doesn't take you ten years to get back.

"Adversity makes for a better adventure."
joetrain
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10/04/2012 01:25PM
 
Nice report I enjoyed it. It seems in your report that you are living in China. How did you end up there?


~JOE~

a dio sia la gloria
wezander
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10/04/2012 05:56PM
 
Joe, I'm teaching here in China. Any difficulties with cultural adjustments are eased by Yao and the great kids I get to teach.
nctry
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10/04/2012 06:41PM
 
You get the trophy for the longst commute to the BW> :) Was on Boulder and Adams just last month. Beautiful area. Nice report... Hope you can make it back before ten years.

Nctry
joetrain
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10/04/2012 07:40PM
 
I have a friend teaching in Macau. She is really a blessing . Thanks for your work.


~JOE~

a dio sia la gloria
SevenofNine
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10/05/2012 01:18PM
 
Thanks for the trip report. Your lady was a trouper. Take her on a easier trip next time! Nice read and if you have more pictures feel free to add them.

The best part of this journey here is further knowing yourself - Alan Kay
pswith5
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10/06/2012 09:14AM
 
Great report,I had an opportunity to teach English in Japan. My daughter was on the way so I declined. Often wonder ..what if. Yao indeed is a strong woman. Hope your plan to return comes to fruition.

Without the bad times, the good times wouldn't seem so good.
OneMatch
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10/06/2012 06:05PM
 
Great read, thanks! I'm trying to figure out what lake you saw the pictographs on?


I've had the pleasure of visiting China a little over 10 years ago. Wonderful, beautiful people.




We all have to believe in something. I believe I'll go paddle.
WhiteWolf
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10/18/2012 05:44AM
 
Good stuff.
And if you ever want to find a place in the B-DUB and don't have the physical maps--- try this--- Voyageur Maps


I use it all the time planning trips and following other trips reports.


The two loudest sounds known to man: a gun that goes bang when it is supposed to go click and a gun that goes click when it is supposed to go bang.
fitgers1
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11/18/2012 11:21PM
 
Great report. How great it must be to take someone like Yao, from a different country into an American Wilderness.
One thing that stuck in my head the entire report was from the beginning, yes, that hat at Gandor was a rip-off but for only 30 bucks more you could have had a hat to last you a lifetime and instead for 30 bucks less, you got a hotel room for one night. That's just how I tend to look at it a bit. I don't mind throwing the cash down if I know it is going to be something that should last a long time. But still, your right. That's a lot for a flipping hat! I do prefer the 20 dollar ones at fleet farm.

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” Ralph Waldo Emerson...and...“Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading".
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