This trip is the second one for me this year. My original plan was for a 10- to 14-day solo trip on the Isabella and Kawishiwi Rivers with a possible side trip in the Numbered Lakes. Over the summer, my friend Sandy spoke longingly of going back to the BWCA, where she had spend many vacations as a kid. We worked out a plan where I would do a week’s solo trip and meet her to continue the trip tandem. I would enter at EP34 (Island River), do part of the Kawishiwi Triangle, and get a site on Lake One. She would bring a tandem canoe, we’d switch boats, and spend the next week exploring the Numbered Lakes and maybe Lake Insula as well.
It worked out, but not as we anticipated.
See the rest of the report here: http://www.codabone.net/canoeing/bwca/BW1109_1.htm