Bear on day 3, on lake south of 

Lake Roz.


Photo: Dave Chapin

Excerpts From Reed Ryan's Log

June 25

My wannigan is so heavy that this morning I fell backwards trying to flip it up. It is twice as much burden as the canoe.  I swamped my pig boots twice on the second portage with it. There was no unloading, just a bog. I went to step out with my wannigan and fell in up to my hips. It took Boner (Patrick Slevin) and Alex all their strength to pull me out.        

June 27

Wow! What a day! I woke up this morning to a wind blowing with the fierceness that only God himself could produce. With the wind-chill, Iím guessing it was around freezing. To add to the excitement of the day, our tent-pole snapped because the wind was blowing so hard. At one point, Vick and I were holding onto the tent with all our strength, just to keep it from blowing away - even with it staked down with 12 stakes! 


Andy in the morning.




Photo: Stephen Penske

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