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Entry Point 60 - Duncan Lake

Duncan 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 30 miles. Access is from W. Bearskin Lake with a 75-rod portage to Duncan Lake and Stairway Portage. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 3
Elevation: 1432 feet
Latitude: 48.0709
Longitude: -90.4517
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bwcasolo
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12/08/2013 04:08PM
 
New Trip Report posted by bwcasolo

Trip Name: august duncan heat!.

Entry Point: 60

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DrBobDg
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12/11/2013 10:08PM
 
For Christmas...as Santa for a thermocell for skeeter control. They really help deal with those guys. watch for sales.


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boonie
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12/12/2013 09:21PM
 
Nice report. I went in a week later (earlier than I usually go) and it was still hot and buggy. Sounds like you enjoyed the trip nonetheless. That's quite a view in the pictures from your hike. I'm going to have to put that area on my list.
alpine525
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12/17/2013 08:41AM
 
bwcasolo - Nice trip report! I agree - the weather during the last week in August was way warmer than normal. We, too, entered on August 26th - on Knife Lake. I remember feeling exhausted just from the heat. We spent quite a bit of time in the water (much warmer than usual) during the hottest part of the day. Thanks for sharing.

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sdebol
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12/20/2013 10:39AM
 
Great report! My son and I were on Duncan the same week--we were staying on that point campsite before you moved over to it. Worst heat we've ever experienced on an August BWCA trip...
wildernessfan2
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01/17/2014 03:07PM
 
Great report for reading in the middle of January! Thanks for sharing!

Freshwater is delicious! Saltwater not so much..
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