The lake is the boss.  It’s pretty simple really.  She doesn’t care what your plans are, doesn’t matter if your bucket list isn’t filled, concerned little with how much you’ve prepared.  The lake, Mother Nature, is the custodian of all that happens here.  The cold waters, and her islands worry little of forecasts and plans.

The boss is Lake Superior within the Apostle Islands.   This statute would apply anywhere on Gitchigumi, but in particular within this National Lakeshore in the northern most realm of Wisconsin.  Under the protection of the US National Park Service, the lakeshore is comprised of 21 islands and shoreline, totaling 70,000 acres.  Located in the coldest of the great lakes, it’s known for sandstone sea caves, historic lighthouses, natural wildlife habitat and traces of old growth forest.

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