THE CIRCLE TOUR
Seven paddlers began this trip on September 25 and ended October 5.
Lakes: Starting - Farm Lake, Kawishiwi River, Lake One, Two, Three, Four, Hudson, Insula, Alice, Fishdance, Malberg, Koma, Polly, Townline, Kawashachong, Square, Kawishiwi Lake, Perent Lake, Perent River, Isabella Lake, Isabella River, Bald Eagle Lake, Gabbro Lake, Little Gabbro Lake, Clear Lake, Kawishiwi River, ended at Silver Rapids. 87.5 mile loop with total trip length at 94 miles. The intentions of the trip included following the old trapline routes of two trappers, Tom Parent and Bill Pembles. We celebrated the work done by Arthur H. Carhart 100 years ago as he took this same trip in preparation for writing a recreation plan.
Portage between Kawishiwi and Perent Lake is open.
Coordinates for Kawishiwi end: 47.835704, -91.104914
Coordinates for Perent end: 47.813140, -91.120141
Farm Lake to Kawishiwi River. We found a campsite that comfortably slept seven. Once the tarps and tents were up we were treated to a high power electric storm followed by a double rainbow. An auspicious sign for the trip ahead.
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