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Dave puts in at Rossport and finds his way in the fog to Terrace Bay to meet Rich and Sarah for the crossing to the Slate Islands.
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Mouth of the Aguasaban River
Sarah checks the time in preparation for the crossing.
Seven mile crossing in the fog.
One of the camp critters.
Sunrise at the Come 'N' Rest.
Camped at the Come 'N' Rest for two nights.
Heading up the path to the lighthouse.
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The view looking west from the helipad.
On the south side of Patterson Island.
On our way back we kept our eye on a thunderstorm developing over the mainland.
Made it back before the rain let loose.
Another camp critter looking for left overs in the fire ring.
Another shot at sunrise.
The loons were plentiful at the Slates.
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The Slates are known for their Woodland Caribou. They arrived at the Slates in the early 1900's when Lake Superior froze over.
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The Islands support a herd of between 250 and 500. We saw several along the shoreline as well as a couple that walked through our camp at the Come 'N' Rest.
The remains of an old coal barge.
The Devil's Roust.
Campsite on the gravel beach on our last night in the Slates.