This Ain't no Fairy Tale! - July 2011 BWCA
Trip Type: Paddling Canoe
Entry Date: 07/03/2011
Entry & Exit Point: Lizz and Swamp Lakes (EP 47)
Number of Days: 9
Group Size: 6
Trip with three brothers (One is INJONEAR here on BWCA), 2 sons and one good friend. 3 BWCA veterans, 3 rookies. Solo, tandem and triple canoes. The youngest was 13,the oldest was 50. Something we should have done before - definitely something we will do again. Entry 47 from Rockwood Outfitters on Poplar lake, base camp on Gaskin Lake. This trip was all about getting away and enjoying the BDub.
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Day 1 of 9
Day one - Friday afternoon - July 1, 2011 - Joe and Mike leave Indianapolis at 4:30pm with Tomah Wisconsin as their goal for the night. Jerry, Jim, Cameron and Justin are able to get on the road to Tomah at 5:30pm. After stopping for dinner in Champaign IL at Steak n Shake and a couple of gas stops we make it into Tomah at about 1:00am (2:00am Indy time). A long day, but that will help make Saturdays drive more manageable. Checked into the Tomah Hampton Inn and got a good nights rest and a good breakfast before we started out the next morning. Justin really liked the waffles!