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campNgirl
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12/15/2017 12:08PM
Looking for human to join my pup and I on a short spring trip. Travel to Ely morning of May 23 and home Monday May 28. Traveling trip or base camp, I don't care. I've got all necessary equipment all you need is yourself and personal gear.
 
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Fizics
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12/16/2017 10:29AM
campNgirl: "Looking for human to join my pup and I on a short spring trip. Travel to Ely morning of May 23 and home Monday May 28. Traveling trip or base camp, I don't care. I've got all necessary equipment all you need is yourself and personal gear. "

We should talk! Email me? cmoss.dc@gmail.com
 
pswith5
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12/18/2017 07:09AM
I usually go right about that time. And generally have trouble finding a trip-mate. If it turns into 3 or more i would be interested. ( wife would be leery of me going with a woman alone) I have a solo canoe. I will watch this thread.
 
campNgirl
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12/18/2017 09:53AM
Sounds good. If it makes you feel better, my trip partners generally are married guys......no worries, that's one boundary I'd NEVER cross. That said I totally understand. I look forward to how this plays out.

Last spring I did a solo. Though I've done quite a few, I've found I prefer not going solo. lol
 
Chicagored
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12/21/2017 11:30AM
I have some interest, but cannot commit at this time. I have a solo canoe and hammock and can bring all my own stuff and food. If you don't mind, I will monitor your quest and if the group is not too large, let you know shortly before you go. I am open to base camp or moving, but would prefer some fishing time throughout.
 
campNgirl
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12/21/2017 11:43AM
Sounds good. Part if my needing a partner is the fact that I have a 17' Souris and would like more than paddle power. I've gone solo but it's not a canoe intended for such.
 
Swampturtle
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01/07/2018 11:38AM
I am interested, I've been to the BWCA 3x. I have done end to ends & loops. I am from New York, so I'd be traveling 2 days to get to Ely. I like to travel daily or every other day & I prefer the bow. I dehydrate my own meals/make my own menus, have my own gear & stuff. I wet foot & portaging & like dogs. I've been this time of year, it's exciting because you can have any type of weather...even snow.

Cherokee lake

This pic is my first trip to the BW...lake One to Sawbill thru the frost river. 90 miles, 7 days in may/June, 3 guys & me.

Send me an email if you're interested.
 
campNgirl
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01/07/2018 12:24PM
Hey SwampTurtle ?? how do I pm on this? We should talk about a trip.
 
Swampturtle
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01/07/2018 12:34PM
campNgirl: "Hey SwampTurtle ?? how do I pm on this? We should talk about a trip."

Email sent.

Also...click on the little envelope under my name for email.
I believe we can live chat too...chat forum.
 
Swampturtle
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01/07/2018 12:41PM
If you are available now, I can meet you in chat in trip planning...no one is in there right now. "Chat room" is located right under the flying moose under the top banner. Click on trip planning, that's it...
Okay, I subscribed to the thread so I get notification.
 
VaderStrom
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01/08/2018 01:13PM
I'll follow as well. Similarly I'd be interested if I wasn't the only dude for the same reasons of peace of mind for my fiance (wife in a month).

I own a solo and tandem boat and typically hammock camp. The possibilities of this trip would be great as there's potential to leave a car at each end of a longer end to end trip.
 
Chicagored
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01/08/2018 02:24PM
Chicagored: "I have some interest, but cannot commit at this time. I have a solo canoe and hammock and can bring all my own stuff and food. If you don't mind, I will monitor your quest and if the group is not too large, let you know shortly before you go. I am open to base camp or moving, but would prefer some fishing time throughout."

I am also still following.
 
campNgirl
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01/08/2018 03:16PM
Well here we go, 2 guys looking for a trip partner and not wanting to go solo with a woman. I don't want to get a large group going so maybe vaderstrom and chicagored should chat. :)
 
01/08/2018 06:58PM
I have no problem with it but I'm going in a bit earlier in May. I'll probably be up in Ely anywhere from about the 10th to the 16th to go up Horse River into Crooked. Much will depend on ice out and work at this end. I've paddled that 17' SR solo before as well as an 18' Wenonah Champlain -- not a feat I'd like to repeat though! I usually take my solo Northwoods up there. I'll monitor this thread until we all get closer to open-water season.
 
campNgirl
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01/08/2018 08:24PM
Currently I have a trip partner possibility that I'm hoping to oan out if not I can look at altering my trip dates.

Glad to hear I'm not the only one to find the SR 17' as a bit of a challenge. :)
 
VaderStrom
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01/09/2018 09:24AM
campNgirl: "Well here we go, 2 guys looking for a trip partner and not wanting to go solo with a woman. I don't want to get a large group going so maybe vaderstrom and chicagored should chat. :)"

Maybe we could go opposite directions from Ely to the Gunflint?
 
01/09/2018 10:37AM
campNgirl: "Currently I have a trip partner possibility that I'm hoping to oan out if not I can look at altering my trip dates.


Glad to hear I'm not the only one to find the SR 17' as a bit of a challenge. :)"


Good to hear that the planning is working out. Let's all hope for an early ice-out!
 
KarlBAndersen1
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01/12/2018 05:41PM
I wish the timing was different. I'll be going the 14th of June. Solo - but prefer a partner.
 
campNgirl
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08/15/2019 09:15PM
Just saw this, how are you doing re trip partners? Interested for next year or a shorty in September?
 
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