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January 22 moonrise over East Bearskin Lake.  #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail #onlyinmn

January 22 moonrise over East Bearskin Lake. #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail #onlyinmn

Full moon weekend. Doesn't get any better than the forecast for this weekend at Bearskin Lodge -- great snow, mild temps, and moonlight.  #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail

Full moon weekend. Doesn't get any better than the forecast for this weekend at Bearskin Lodge -- great snow, mild temps, and moonlight. #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail

After a few days of brutal cold, the forecast for this weekend is beautiful -- warm, sunny, perfect. We had a cancellation in sweet Cabin 2, everyone's favorite little log cabin, perfect for a couple. Or If you have a group of friends, come up skiing toge

After a few days of brutal cold, the forecast for this weekend is beautiful -- warm, sunny, perfect. We had a cancellation in sweet Cabin 2, everyone's favorite little log cabin, perfect for a couple. Or If you have a group of friends, come up skiing toge

No, that's not a giant marshmallow on our bear's head.  #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail #ridiculouslookingbear

No, that's not a giant marshmallow on our bear's head. #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail #ridiculouslookingbear

Snowy swing by the lodge. In the summer, guests sit out here to read. In January the only visible footprints out to the swing are the tiny paw prints of a red squirrel. #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail #onlyinmn

Snowy swing by the lodge. In the summer, guests sit out here to read. In January the only visible footprints out to the swing are the tiny paw prints of a red squirrel. #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail #onlyinmn

Not your neighborhood kitty. In the winter you should easily spot Pine Martens at Bearskin, especially near Cabin 5 and Cabin 7.  Or when driving by the dumpster. They like to line up a nice array of miscellaneous garbage on top of the dumpster.  #bearski

Not your neighborhood kitty. In the winter you should easily spot Pine Martens at Bearskin, especially near Cabin 5 and Cabin 7. Or when driving by the dumpster. They like to line up a nice array of miscellaneous garbage on top of the dumpster. #bearski

Watchful pine marten in the snow   on a very cold afternoon.  The Gunflint Trail area is one of the few places in Minnesota where you can see pine martens.  #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail  #onlyinmn #pinemarten

Watchful pine marten in the snow on a very cold afternoon. The Gunflint Trail area is one of the few places in Minnesota where you can see pine martens. #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail #onlyinmn #pinemarten

Cozy camping fire on the edge of East Bearskin Lake.  Photo by Joey Pohle.

Cozy camping fire on the edge of East Bearskin Lake. Photo by Joey Pohle.

We thought our former employee Alex had mastered the art of hanging out in a hammock, but these two Bearskin guests may have out-hammocked him.  Hammocking, it's not just for summer anymore.  Photo by Joey Pohle.

We thought our former employee Alex had mastered the art of hanging out in a hammock, but these two Bearskin guests may have out-hammocked him. Hammocking, it's not just for summer anymore. Photo by Joey Pohle.

To Oxcart. #bearskinlodge #centralgunflintskitrails

To Oxcart. #bearskinlodge #centralgunflintskitrails

Best wishes for a Happy New Year to all of you from Bearskin Lodge.

Best wishes for a Happy New Year to all of you from Bearskin Lodge.

Sweet cabin 5 (from the back) on a winter day.#bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail

Sweet cabin 5 (from the back) on a winter day.#bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail

This is a winter sight you don't see often: the creek along Beaver Dam trail still flowing, but surrounded by mounds of beautiful white snow.  Photo by Jane Kolarich. #onlyinmn #gunflinttrail #centralgunflintskitrails #bearskinlodge

This is a winter sight you don't see often: the creek along Beaver Dam trail still flowing, but surrounded by mounds of beautiful white snow. Photo by Jane Kolarich. #onlyinmn #gunflinttrail #centralgunflintskitrails #bearskinlodge

View across Flour Lake from the Ridge Run Trail, a little known Gunflint Trail bluff viewpoint that you reach by hiking our ski trails.  There are picnic tables on the bluff, so this makes a great fall hike with a stop for a snack or lunch at the mid-poin

View across Flour Lake from the Ridge Run Trail, a little known Gunflint Trail bluff viewpoint that you reach by hiking our ski trails. There are picnic tables on the bluff, so this makes a great fall hike with a stop for a snack or lunch at the mid-poin

Misty morning mirror lake. Photo to by Claudia Gehrig. #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail #bestfallever #onlyinmn

Misty morning mirror lake. Photo to by Claudia Gehrig. #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail #bestfallever #onlyinmn

This one is for skiers: the dreaded hill on Summer Home Road.  #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail #bestfallever #onlyinmn #centralgunflintskitrails #summerhomeroad

This one is for skiers: the dreaded hill on Summer Home Road. #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail #bestfallever #onlyinmn #centralgunflintskitrails #summerhomeroad

Tamaracks are changing.  #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail #bestfallever #tamarack #onlyinmn

Tamaracks are changing. #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail #bestfallever #tamarack #onlyinmn

This is precisely the weather we had last week, perfect. If you didn't get up to Bearskin this fall, make a plan to be here next year. It just doesn't get better than this.  Photo on Horseshoe Lake, taken by Jackie Leahy Vernon.  #bearskinlodge #gunflintt

This is precisely the weather we had last week, perfect. If you didn't get up to Bearskin this fall, make a plan to be here next year. It just doesn't get better than this. Photo on Horseshoe Lake, taken by Jackie Leahy Vernon. #bearskinlodge #gunflintt

Moon, stars, and Venus in a frosty haze, 4 AM, Bearskin Lodge on the Gunflint Trail.  Photo by John Finnegan.  #bearskinlodge  #gunflinttrail #onlyinmn #grandmarais #eastbearskinlake

Moon, stars, and Venus in a frosty haze, 4 AM, Bearskin Lodge on the Gunflint Trail. Photo by John Finnegan. #bearskinlodge #gunflinttrail #onlyinmn #grandmarais #eastbearskinlake

5.10.14

5.10.14