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Atikokan Crew Departure Information

posted Jul 18, 2012, 7:22 PM by Robert Brese

It’s almost time for us to depart on our adventure! Here’s some info for you as we make our final preparations.

Documentation: We’ve got it all, so we’re good to go!


·         Travel and “formal activities”: Green Crew Polo Shirt; Khaki pants or shorts; Belt; Socks; Shoes

·         Active Events: Crew NT T-Shirt or Red Troop T-Shirt (bring both); Khaki pants or shorts; Belt; Socks; Shoes

·         On-Water: Venturer choice (see gear list and pocket participant guide)

Gear and Equipment:

·         See the attached File for a good checklist.

·         Read your Participant Guide

·         Ask Questions

Baggage, etc.:

·         Each Crew member may have on piece of checked baggage (duffle, pack, suitcase) and one carry-on. You may bring your fishing pole as carry-on, but it cannot have any tackle attached. Put all tackle (hooks, weights, etc. in checked baggage).

·         iPods, etc. are OK for travel (not on-water). Computers, iPads, etc. are not recommended

·         Bring ~$100 and/or debit/credit card for spending money. Crew Leaders will cover meals and activity costs; we’ll settle upon return.


·         Spirit Mountain Adventure Park (Duluth) Alpine Slide and Zip Line

·         Lake Superior Railroad Museum (tentative)

·         Duluth Pack Store

·         Hibbing Hull Rust Mahoning Mine

·         Soudan Mine Physics Lab Tour

·         Boise Paper Mill (International Falls)(tentative)

·         Nipigon, Ontario

Outbound Travel:

Wed, July 25

6:00-6:30 AM EDT:           Meet at Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA) for check-in (in travel uniform).

8:30 AM EDT:                     Depart Washington National (DCA), Delta Flight 2063

10:21 AM CDT:                   Arrive Minneapolis- St Paul (MSP)

11:20 AM CDT:                   Depart Minneapolis- St Paul (MSP), Delta Flight 4034

12:17 PM CDT:                   Arrive Duluth (DLH)

Lodging Wed, July 25: Mountain Villas, 9525 W Skyline Pkwy, Duluth, MN

·         Lodging Thurs, July 26: Voyageur Motel, 1210 3rd Avenue  International Falls, MN

Northern Tier Adventure:

Fri, July 27 – Mon, Aug 6:  Northern Tier, Donald Rogert Base, Atikokan, Ontario (on-water Sat, Jul 28 – Sun, Aug 5)

Return Travel:

·         Lodging Mon, Aug 6: Voyageur Motel, 177 Powley Street  Thunder Bay, ON, Canada

Tues, Aug 7:

5:20 PM CDT:     Depart Duluth Int’l Airport (DLH), Delta Flight 4131

6:17 PM CDT:     Arrive Minneapolis- St Paul (MSP)

7:15 PM CDT:     Depart Minneapolis- St Paul (MSP), Delta Flight 2164

10:45 PM EDT:   Arrive Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA)


  • Leader contact information distributed separately
  • Daniel Rogert Base

o   Our Crew # is A072712A

o   The Donald Rogert base is located 13 miles west of Atikokan, Ontario on Perch Lake.

o   807-597-5822 or fax 807-597-2051. Please limit your calls to emergency purposes only. Participants cannot be contacted while on their trek.