Backpacking in the Porcupine Mountains <ul><li>Pathways to Point 2007 </li></ul>
Our Path
Highlights  <ul><li>Day 1! </li></ul><ul><li>Unbreakable Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin’s bad timing </li></ul><ul><li>No ...
Highlights  <ul><li>Day 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful sunrise! </li></ul><ul><li>Kept running into Boy Scouts </li></ul>...
Highlights  <ul><li>Day 3! [ The Most Interesting Day] </li></ul><ul><li>10 MILES! </li></ul><ul><li>Snow White and the ...
Now Presenting… Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Highlights  <ul><li>Day 4! </li></ul><ul><li>The Giant Fallen Tree </li></ul><ul><li>Finally made it to the top! </li></...
Highlights  <ul><li>Day 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Short day </li></ul><ul><li>Set up camp- it rained- played cards </li></ul>...
Highlights  <ul><li>Day 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Woke up at 4 am! </li></ul><ul><li>Hiked to the top of a cliff to see the su...
Our Last Day… 
 UWSP <ul><ul><li>“ Like the backpacking trip to the Porkies, you will undoubtedly face many long days, uphill climbs ...
<ul><li>Week 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Setting goals and breaking down what we want to accomplish in our college career </li...
<ul><li>Week 4 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gave us a break from all the tension from school and a chance to relax in Schmeeckle ...
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Porcupine2007

Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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  • 1. Backpacking in the Porcupine Mountains <ul><li>Pathways to Point 2007 </li></ul>
  • 2. Our Path
  • 3. Highlights  <ul><li>Day 1! </li></ul><ul><li>Unbreakable Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin’s bad timing </li></ul><ul><li>No campsite?! </li></ul><ul><li>Shelley’s Driftwood </li></ul><ul><li>Sleeping under the stars! </li></ul>
  • 4. Highlights  <ul><li>Day 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful sunrise! </li></ul><ul><li>Kept running into Boy Scouts </li></ul><ul><li>First river crossing with backpacks on </li></ul><ul><li>Freezing water </li></ul><ul><li>Micah climbed the cliff </li></ul><ul><li>Katie S. slept allllllll day </li></ul>
  • 5. Highlights  <ul><li>Day 3! [ The Most Interesting Day] </li></ul><ul><li>10 MILES! </li></ul><ul><li>Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs + The Mirror, The Witch and The Prince </li></ul><ul><li>Passed up our lunch spot </li></ul><ul><li>Shelley saw her “Lawn Chair” </li></ul><ul><li>WE WANTED TO DIE </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin’s payback </li></ul><ul><li>Frenzied Beef Jerky Eating </li></ul>
  • 6. Now Presenting… Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • 7. Highlights  <ul><li>Day 4! </li></ul><ul><li>The Giant Fallen Tree </li></ul><ul><li>Finally made it to the top! </li></ul><ul><li>It was our “easy” day …until we went the wrong way! </li></ul><ul><li>We all went swimming in Mirror Lake-then the leeches </li></ul>
  • 8. Highlights  <ul><li>Day 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Short day </li></ul><ul><li>Set up camp- it rained- played cards </li></ul><ul><li>Set up two tents under dead tree… </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin put Anna in charge so no one died while they went to get the car </li></ul><ul><li>Katie and Shelley got out of water filtering duty! </li></ul>
  • 9. Highlights  <ul><li>Day 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Woke up at 4 am! </li></ul><ul><li>Hiked to the top of a cliff to see the sunrise before we went home </li></ul><ul><li>Drove to see the waterfalls before the long car ride back to Point… </li></ul>
  • 10. Our Last Day… 
  • 11.  UWSP <ul><ul><li>“ Like the backpacking trip to the Porkies, you will undoubtedly face many long days, uphill climbs and some wrong turns thoughout the next couple of years while you’re here at Point.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Kevin’s Letter </li></ul></ul>How did this prepare us for UWSP? What a silly question… Amazing People! Weight Training Challenges Support System AWESOME-NESS
  • 12. <ul><li>Week 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Setting goals and breaking down what we want to accomplish in our college career </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Week 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learned how to get involved and see how much there is to get involved in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This helps us meet new people and try new things </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Week 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helped us see how many new people we will meet an make connections with while in college </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The yarn game was a very good example of this </li></ul></ul>How has the course benefited us?
  • 13. <ul><li>Week 4 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gave us a break from all the tension from school and a chance to relax in Schmeeckle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We got to see Kevin!!! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Week 5 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gave us a better introduction to Schmeeckle and other natural resource programs available </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Week 6 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continued learning about Leave No Trace so we can apply it with our own future trips. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Overall </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We have benefited from this class by making it easier in the transition from high school to college its has helped us meet new people, set goals for ourselves, shown us everything UW- Stevens Point has to offer and get involved in, and taught us camping/hiking techniques. </li></ul></ul>

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