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July 14 2024

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

Lake One to Insula Lake

by Mark3rdGen
Trip Report

Entry Date: May 21, 2021
Entry Point: Lake One
Number of Days: 6
Group Size: 2

Trip Introduction:
A father-son trip to an Insula Lake basecamp, partially through the burned zone from the Pagami Creek fire.


Our trip report, pictures, and video are at our PaintTheMap blog. The link to our blog is at:


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