Category 'Mississippi River Trip'


My First Zero Day and Lodging Near God’s Home

Little Falls, Minnesota August 9-11, 2019 Dear Family & Friends: On August 9, we traveled 30 miles from our campsite behind The Bridge Tavern to Brainerd, Minnesota. We spent the night at a Quality Inn motel in Brainerd. Jon & Jeff resumed their journey down the River in the morning. I elected to take the […]


Report and Retrospect after 11 Days on the River

Palisades, Minnesota August 6, 2019 Dear Family & Friends: This is just too much fun! This is our 11th day on the Big Muddy. So far, we have travelled 262 miles. Our longest day, in terms of mileage, was yesterday. We logged 36 miles. Today we are camped at a beautiful park in Palisades, Minnesota. […]


Crazy James Landing to Sucher’s Campsite

Sucher’s Campsite August 3, 2019 Dear Family & Friends: August 2 was a super fun and eventful day.  We were on the water at 7:30 am and the conditions could not have been better. The current was running at 1-2 miles per hour and we never ran into headwinds. Adding our paddling power, we moved at about 4 miles […]


Bemidji Pioneer Newspaper Article

Somewhere Near Deer River, Minnesota August 2, 2019 Dear Family & Friends: Here is a link to an article that appeared in the local Bemidji newspaper yesterday. Article Bill