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September 28 Manistee: Baxter to Harvey

 | Published on 9/28/2019

Rounding the bend, we couldn't believe our eyes.

Three chagrined guys are trying to hook up tow straps to haul this back up the hill.
They discouraged photos, but how could I resist!  iPhone location indicates they were driving on the North Country Trail!  

Trashed ... and in need of a helicopter?  Or perhaps they should just call Norm!

Bits of early color here and there.  Lois and Will,who is now a solo canoe convert.

Marlene, Lois, Sue, Will at a stretch-our-legs stop on this five-hour paddle (including lunch and this break)

Gerry in his stripper

Marlene dressed to match fall colors.