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Flambeau Flowage With Crosby – Redux

Two months of shocking reality after our three-week road trip in May, the family needed some quiet time.  Vacation days were in short supply, but we decided to take a 3.5-day canoe-camping weekend trip up to the Flambeau Flowage.  We had attempted this trip a year prior with Crosby, yielding dubious results; but he was […]

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Rock Climbing at Devil’s Lake, WI

As a Midwestern kid who loved the mountains and all activities therein, especially rock climbing, I had wanted to climb at Devil’s Lake, WI for as long as I can remember.  Molly and I previously made the drive north in the winter for a snowy scramble, but some technical rock climbing in warmer weather was […]

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A March weekend in the upper 70s in the Midwest is a true rarity, and Molly and I were not about to squander it.  Bonus:  It was St. Patrick’s day weekend and we really needed an excuse to escape the craziness that descends on Chicago each year. Car camping sounded like a great idea and […]

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Devil’s Lake, WI

A wicked case of cabin fever drove us to Devil’s Lake for a winter hike and some scrambling.  After and overnight stay at our lakehouse in Delavan, WI we geared up and pointed the car north.  There had been a great snow a few days previous and the park looked wonderful.  We scrambled up the […]