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Entry Point #4 - Crab Lake & Cummings Lake in the BWCA

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Overnight Paddle Only
Access from Burntside Lake with a 360-rod portage to Crab Lake.
Permits per Day: 3
Motors: None Allowed
Ranger Station: Kawishiwi/Ely
NameMilesSummer GuideShuttleTow BoatRentalsHunting GuideWinter GuideDog SleddingIs Non ProfitCooperator 
 Piragis Northwoods Company 5.1XXXX X  X1
 Ely Outfitting Company 5.5XXXX    X1
 Cliff Wold's Canoe Trip Outfitting 6.3 X X    X1
 Voyageur North Canoe Outfitters 6.4 XXX    X1
 Spirit of the Wilderness Outfitters 6.5XXXX    X1
Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Kennel 7.8     XX  1
 Way To Go Canoe Outfitters 7.8XXXX XX  1
 Packsack Canoe Trips & Log Cabins, Inc. 8.3XXXX    X1
 Moose Track Adventures 11.2XX X    X1
 Boundary Waters Outfitters 11.3XXXX X  X1
Lady Bug Lodge & Canoe Expeditions 2.3X        0
Wilderness Wind Camp 2.7X  X   XX0
White Wolf Dog Trips 3.5     XX  0
Babe's Bait 4.8X        0
Wilderness Outfitters 5.1XXXXX   X0
Canadian Waters 5.2XXXX    X0
YMCA Camp Widjiwagan 5.4       XX0
Canoe Country Outfitters 5.5XXXX    X0
Ely Outdoors Company, LLC 5.5XXXX    X0
Rob Nelson's Ely Fishing Guide Co. 5.5X        0
Basswood Trails Guide Service 5.8X   X    0
Echo Trail Outfitters 5.9 X X    X0
Jordan's Outfitters 7.9 XXX    X0
Kawishiwi Lodge & Outfitters, Inc. 8.5 X X    X0
Northwind Outdoor Recreation , Inc. 8.5XX X     0
Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge, Inc 8.7     XX  0
White Iron Beach Resort 9.3X  X    X0
North Country Canoe Outfitters 10.3XXXX    X0
Lodge of Whispering Pines 11.4XX X XX X0
Camp Voyageur 11.5X  X X XX0
Big Lake Wilderness Lodge 11.7XX      X0
River Point Outfitting Company 12.4XX X    X0
Timber Trail Lodge 12.5X XX    X0
Duane's Canoe Outfitters 15.9 X X    X0
Permit availability information from
TitleAuthorEntry PointDateLast UpdatedComments
Fourth Guide Trip Riley Smith4 - Crab Lake & Cummings Lake8/5/20182/24/20190
Days Off = Personal Suffering Riley Smith4 - Crab Lake & Cummings Lake7/1/20182/24/20190
Seeking September solitude TuscaroraBorealis4 - Crab Lake & Cummings Lake9/21/201511/20/20151
Lunetta Lake Auralee Strege4 - Crab Lake & Cummings Lake5/24/20136/7/20134
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