MTU Isle Royale and Lake Superior
Road Scholar Program

June 12-18, 2011

John & Ann Mahan, Instructors


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Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour -- Snow Depth Display


Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour -- appreciating lilacs in the garden at the
Holy Transfiguration Skete, Society of St. John Monastery
(Western Ukraine Byzantine design)


Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour -- Lake Superior shore at the Monastery


Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour -- Eagle Harbor Lighthouse


Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour --Jacob's Falls


Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour -- atop Brockway Mountain


Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour -- Fort Wilkins, Copper Harbor


Hardy participants wading in cold Lake Superior at Fort Wilkins State Park,
Copper Harbor Lighthouse in the distance


Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour --
Harbor Haus staff waving to Isle Royale Queen passengers after dancing to welcome them back to Copper Harbor

Lift bridge raising for Ranger III to pass under,
as we depart Houghton for Isle Royale


On board Ranger III -- passing Keweenaw Upper Entry Lighthouse
as we enter open Lake Superior


Morning Walk -- Tobin Harbor


Hike to Scoville Point


Arriving at Scoville Point


We all made it to the tip of Scoville Point!
John, Ann, and Rachelle

Rest break at Scoville Point


Scoville Point hikers


Leaving Scoville Point


Hiking back from Scoville Point


Group photo near restaurant, Rock Harbor.


Evening stroll -- calypso orchids!


Evening stroll -- Tobin Harbor dock


Rest break in Suzie's Cave


Hiking to Suzie's Cave

Candy Peterson talking with participants, at Wolf-Moose research station


Candy Peterson welcoming visitors to Wolf-Moose research station


Candy Peterson signing books and serving homemade bread
at Wolf-Moose research station

Antlered moose skull display at Wolf-Moose research station


Fresnel lens on display inside Rock Harbor Lighthouse


Rock Harbor Lighthouse


Boardwalk through Raspberry Island bog --
reading plant identification flags (placed temporarily)


Boardwalk through Raspberry Island bog


Lake Superior outer shore on Raspberry Island


Lake Superior outer shore on Raspberry Island


Watching mergansers near the dock on Raspberry Island


Resting at Rock Harbor


Canoeing in Tobin Harbor


Photographing Rock Harbor Lighthouse as Ranger III leaves Isle Royale


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Road Scholar courses (including upcoming programs),
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