Archive for the ‘Summer at Bearskin 2009’ Category

A real “Rent-A-Moose”

Saturday, July 18th, 2009
Bearskins Rent-A-Moose

Bearskin's Rent-A-Moose

Almost everyone who visits the Gunflint Trail shares one goal:   they want to see a moose.  A bear or wolf sighting merits a mention, but a moose sighting makes an exciting story, especially if the moose is relatively close.

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Summer plans — restaurant opening June 17th

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

I’m looking out the window at an absolutely gorgeous day.  Clear blue skies with the tiniest white fluffs of clouds; loons on the lake; fresh young leaves on the birches that give the trees the appearance of being vivid green puffballs from afar. Cool nights have meant that we continue to be fairly bug-free.  Fishing is still good.  Summer has the potential to be wonderful.

It’s very quiet now (which means it’s a great time to visit!), but we’re gearing up for the active summer season.  Our seasonal staff is gradually arriving, so it’s starting to feel busier.  (more…)