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January 21 2022

Entry Point 12 - Little Vermilion Lake

Little Vermilion Lake (Crane Lake) entry point allows overnight paddle or motor (Unlimited 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 45 miles. Enter from Crane Lake. Note: Not the entry point to use for Trout Lake (#1)

Number of Permits per Day: 6
Elevation: 1150 feet
Latitude: 48.2995
Longitude: -92.4268
Little Vermilion Lake - 12

Lac La Criox

by IndyBeaver
Trip Report

Entry Date: July 07, 2009
Entry Point: Little Vermilion Lake (Crane Lake)
Exit Point: Moose/Portage River (north) (16)
Number of Days: 5
Group Size: 3

Trip Introduction:


We Started Late,Noon. Had 20MPH wind that did not let up all Day. That Night it bumps up to 2 40MPH for 4-5 Hours. The next Day it drop back to 20MPH, & Stays for 3 days w/ light Rain. I will say this, it was the most Solitude I,ve ever had.


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