Looking for good trails in northern Mn

10:22 a.m. on August 1, 2008 (EDT)
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I got a friend coming to stay with me for a few days and I promised to take him backpacking. I just moved to Minnesota (just south of Minneapolis) so I'm not real familiar with the area but I was thinking of checking out something on the North Shore of Lake Superior. Anyone know of any good trails within 4 hour drive of Minnesota. We're looking to spend 3 days and 2 nights. Looking for something with some nice ups and downs and decent views, but trying to avoid bushwhacking this time for my friend's sake.

1:33 p.m. on August 1, 2008 (EDT)
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WISam, you're supposed to go canoing up there, not hiking.

1:37 p.m. on August 1, 2008 (EDT)
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I moved this to the Trip Planning forum. You might get more responses here.

1:58 p.m. on August 1, 2008 (EDT)
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I know, I had a canoeing trip planned up there July but my buddy with the canoe canceled at the last minute. I could rent one, but I'm trying to keep this trip cheap for this guy as he just lost his job (airline employee victim of high fuel prices).

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