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Backpacking Isle Royale National Park


Aaron Zagrodnick
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Aaron Zagrodnick

Located approximately 15 miles off the Minnesotan and Canadian shores of Lake Superior, Michigan’s Isle Royale is the largest island in the world’s largest freshwater lake. This national park is a wilderness paradise with 99% of it officially designated as such. It includes scenic ridges, rugged coastal views, inland lakes, unique wildlife relationships, and an excellent network of trails. The island is 45 miles long and 9 miles wide. As the third largest island in the contiguous United States, Isle Royale is arguably the best island backpacking destination in the country. In late August of 2014 I had the opportunity to design and complete an approximately 130 mile week-long route that includes a majority of the island’s 165 miles of hiking trails…

Eric Moll heads to Isle Royale for a figure-eight hike of the island, read the full article below in Issue 20:

Isle Royale: A Superior Adventure

Backpacking in Isle Royale National Park, Lake Superior Michigan

Issue 20 Page 1

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