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May 25 2022

Entry Point 27 - Snowbank Lake

Snowbank Lake entry point allows overnight paddle or motor (25 HP max). This entry point is supported by Kawishiwi Ranger Station near the city of Ely, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 24 miles. Access is a boat landing or canoe launch at Snowbank Lake. Many trip options for paddlers. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 8
Elevation: 1191 feet
Latitude: 47.9716
Longitude: -91.4326
Snowbank Lake - 27

Disappointment Lake Winter Adventure

by paddlefamily
Trip Report

Entry Date: March 10, 2022
Entry Point: Snowbank Lake
Number of Days: 4
Group Size: 5

Trip Introduction:
Links to a trip report, video and photo gallery of our winter camping adventure that we took early March. Five of us headed out from Snowbank Lake EP and camped on Disappointment. We pulled a variety of sleds and traveled over snow using Altai Hok skis. Enjoy.

Report


Short 3 min video here. https://youtu.be/xkEtnTz1mN8

Also, a gorgeous gallery of photos taken of our adventure by our friend, Alex Horner. https://www.alexhornerphoto.com/photography#/disappointment/

Two part trip report on my website. https://www.sokaoutdoors.com/articles/a-guides-life-f

 


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