Hiking Isle Royale's Minong Ridge Trail: Part 2

Hiking Isle Royale's Minong Ridge Trail: Part 2

The campsite at Little Todd Harbor turned out to be my favorite of the entire trip. Dry ground, no synthetic noises, and a fire pit ringed with logs perfect for sitting - a campsite can't get much better than that. And the cherry on top: hardly any wind blew in from off the Lake, allowing the campsite to be several degrees warmer than the previous night.

Hiking Isle Royale's Minong Ridge Trail: Part 1

Standing on the dock, watching the Voyageur II as it disappeared amidst the backdrop of greens, browns, and blues of McCargoe Cove, I turned and said to Dan, my friend and hiking partner for the next five days, “there’s no going back now.”