Tag Archives: Pictured Rocks National Shoreline

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore beach, Michigan backpacking, mosquito beach backpacking

A Return to Pictured Rocks

The first time we had been to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, it was early in the season and the lake was still frigidly cold.  Molly and I had talked about how much fun it would be to come back later in the summer after Lake Superior had warmed up a bit.  So, with our 6 […]

Michigan kayak camping, Lake Superior kayak camping, kayak in the rain, Michigan in the spring, grand island

Pictured Rocks National Shoreline, MI

Our first backpacking trip! We headed to the UP for a 4 day adventure of camping and kayaking.  Munising, MI was a great basecamp with hotels, kayak rentals, and a knowledgeable ranger station.  After this trip, we knew we were hooked on backpacking; and most importantly, that we could rough it…together. Our ambitious plans to […]