Winter camp: Going back in time in the backcountryTwo sets of snowshoe tracks perforated the snowscape at the entrance of George H. Crosby-Manitou State Park.
By: Gustave Axelson, Minnesota Conservation Volunteer magazine, Lake County News Chronicle
Two sets of snowshoe tracks perforated the snowscape at the entrance of George H. Crosby-Manitou State Park. One was laid down by a previous traveler going into Benson Lake. The other seemed to be the same traveler, headed out.
“Nobody’s home,” I grinned at my mates. Photographer Mike Dvorak and his friend, Ryan Bregier, had joined me for a two-night mini-expedition into this backpacker-oriented park.
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