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11/03/2014 09:39PM
New Trip Report posted by jcavenagh

Trip Name: Woodland Caribou- A Short Jaunt-August, 2014.

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MagicPaddler
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11/04/2014 06:00AM
Sounds like it was a laid back trip. As you experienced the wind frequently comes up late morning and makes mid-day travel difficult. Thanks for posting it. Makes me want to go back.
AndySG
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11/04/2014 11:44AM
Great report Jim. Thanks for putting this together. It was a Most Excellent trip bro.

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11/04/2014 07:25PM
Thanks for the report. I enjoyed the slideshow of the pictures too. It sounds like you guys enjoyed a very relaxed trip except for angering the wind gods ;). Maybe I'll get up there someday.
DuluthPak
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12/08/2014 10:24PM
Great report. What you said is very true regarding the campsites being much smaller and less trampled than the BWCAW and often difficult to find. I know that feeling of fighting the wind. It sounds like you had a nice trip overall. Thanks for sharing
SaganagaJoe
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12/09/2014 01:35AM
Loved that picture of the glassy water. Man. That's what it's is all about right there.
12/09/2014 12:35PM
quote SaganagaJoe: "Loved that picture of the glassy water. Man. That's what it's is all about right there."
Yes. We were really astounded at how calm it was. That is the type of day that keeps us coming back again and again. Then we had a spectacular sunset and star show later on. It was just about as perfect a day of canoeing as one could ask for.
12/09/2014 12:37PM
quote boonie: "Thanks for the report. I enjoyed the slideshow of the pictures too. It sounds like you guys enjoyed a very relaxed trip except for angering the wind gods ;). Maybe I'll get up there someday. "
We really did take it slow. It was a very different way to paddle for me. I am so used to being up and out of camp with the sun and travelling most every day. I needed Andy to sort of put the brakes on. Several days I was up early and kind of nervously fidgeting around and Andy calmed me down and sort of said "Where's the fire? Relax and enjoy this place."
12/09/2014 05:49PM
And if I'd have been there, my speed undoubtedly would've been halfway between yours and Andy's ;).
OldGreyGoose
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12/10/2014 01:04PM
Nice report and trip, thanks for sharing! --Goose
 
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