With the oldest two girls absent from our party this year, we were all able to make a foray into the BWCA.
Here Emma rides the helm with her friend. They shared a canoe and paddled with strength and confidence.
Mike and Lori take a break in a narrows along the way to the campsite.
On Lake Three, near the portage to Horseshoe Lake, sits this wonderful island campsite – here’s the view from the water.
Here’s the view from the land. This site offered lots of nice rocks, plentiful tent sites, and nice overlooks of the lake.
The crew assembled for a quick lunch upon landing.
One of the nice overlooks on the site.
Emma and Kate cooking their own gourmet wilderness meal!
And finally, a great tree to hide the food pack away from reach of hungry bears!