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Old 06-01-2010, 08:47 PM   #1
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Tip of the Keweenaw, U.P. of Michigan

The Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan is the little finger that extends all the way into Lake Superior. US-41 ends a few miles east of Copper Harbor where the road turns into gravel, sand and rocks. And that’s where the fun starts when you enjoy remote and end-of-the-road type places. I always looked at this place on maps and just had to find out more and explore these logging roads and other dirt tracks.

Complete report and pictures can be found here: http://motorgearheads.com/topic/24-t...e-michigan-up/
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Old 06-01-2010, 08:48 PM   #2
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Old 06-01-2010, 09:33 PM   #3
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Thanks for the report! I think I'm going to ride out there soon.
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Old 06-02-2010, 04:53 AM   #4
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The U.P. is a amazing place. Lots of exploring opportunities. That place is amazing any time of the year. Great Adventure.
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Old 06-02-2010, 04:59 AM   #5
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Old 06-02-2010, 05:22 AM   #6
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The lake is Schlatter Lake and is difficult to get to with ordinary vehicles. The silence with only sounds of nature made it so peaceful. Some eagles floating above the lake made it complete.

beautiful pic
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Old 07-07-2010, 12:37 PM   #7
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There's some great riding in the U.P. I've only been there once..

Moved to Day Trippin'
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Old 07-07-2010, 12:53 PM   #8
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We made it out to the same spot a week and a half ago. There had been a lot of rain, so the ride out to the tip was through a lot of water.


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Old 07-07-2010, 06:56 PM   #9
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If a feller is going to ride this area, I've got a couple of stops for ya:

http://www.societystjohn.com/store/ If ya need to pick up something for the Missus... nice fruit preserves (and baked goods for you!).

http://www.thegaybar.com/ It might not be what you expect, but they do sell a lot of t-shirts!

Happy travels!
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Old 07-09-2010, 05:19 PM   #10
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Looks cool. Definitely an option for people going to CADVR.
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Old 07-11-2010, 12:54 PM   #11
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I miss the U.P.

Thanks for the pics
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Old 07-11-2010, 01:22 PM   #12
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Copper harbor

Wonderful place to explore! I spent a summer up there and enjoyed it tremendously....only problem I had was bears in the campgrounds at night....spotted one, moved into the van to sleep.....ahem....
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Old 07-11-2010, 06:34 PM   #13
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thanks wulf for a nice report. i grew up around there - so many roads to play on and each an adventure. good times and your pics brought back some fond memories. i really need to get back there on the gs.

if any of you live in the wisconsin, minnesota, or even illinois area, the UP is a great fairly short excursion with a lot of fun roads and people. i'm always surprised that so many don't know about this gem.
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Old 07-11-2010, 06:56 PM   #14
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Sweet ride, Dig the wee in orange. I believe that's the fast color?
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Old 07-12-2010, 02:09 PM   #15
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Cool Report, got to love those orange Wee's.
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