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August 23 2019

Entry Point 1 - Trout Lake

Trout Lake entry point allows overnight paddle or motor (25 HP max). This entry point is supported by La Croix Ranger Station near the city of Cook, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 30 miles. Access from LakeVermilion via 60-rod canoe portage or 180-rod portage that allows the use of portage wheels. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 14
Elevation: 1381 feet
Latitude: 47.9144
Longitude: -92.3220
Trout Lake - 1

LIS North Loop, April 2012

by UncleMoose
Trip Report

Entry Date: April 20, 2012
Entry Point: Little Indian Sioux River (north)
Number of Days: 6
Group Size: 1

Trip Introduction:

A springtime solo canoe trip in Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from the Little Indian Sioux (LIS) River North entry point.

This is an experimental video trip journal presented as six individual videos, one for each day. If you experience problems with the primary "Vimeo" video links, you can try the alternate "YouTube" links that are also included.

I apologize in advance if these videos don't play well for everyone. They are originally in HD format and may require a lot of internet bandwidth. Lower resolution versions can be selected in the control bar associated with each video if internet speed is a problem.


Day 1 of 6


Day 1: LIS River (Entry) to Hustler Lake
Little Indian Sioux River North Loop
Friday, April 20, 2012

Vimeo: LIS River North Loop, Day 1

YouTube: LIS River North Loop, Day 1

 



Day 2 of 6


Day 2: Hustler Lake to Ge-be-on-e-quet Lake
Little Indian Sioux River North Loop
Saturday, April 21, 2012

Vimeo: LIS River North Loop, Day 2

YouTube: LIS River North Loop, Day 2

 



Day 3 of 6


Day 3: Dry Out Day on Ge-be-on-e-quet Lake
Little Indian Sioux River North Loop
Sunday, April 22, 2012

Vimeo: LIS River North Loop, Day 3

YouTube: LIS River North Loop, Day 3

 



Day 4 of 6


Day 4: Ge-be-on-e-quet Lake to Finger Lake
Little Indian Sioux River North Loop
Monday, April 23, 2012

Vimeo: LIS River North Loop, Day 4

YouTube: LIS River North Loop, Day 4

 



Day 5 of 6


Day 5: Layover Day on Finger Lake
Little Indian Sioux River North Loop
Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Vimeo: LIS River North Loop, Day 5

YouTube: LIS River North Loop, Day 5

 



Day 6 of 6


Day 6: Finger Lake to LIS River (Exit)
Little Indian Sioux River North Loop
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Vimeo: LIS River North Loop, Day 6

YouTube: LIS River North Loop, Day 6

 


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