Friday, September 19, 2014

Gunflint Trail Garage Sale-Used Canoes and Equipment

Clearwater Lodge is the first stop on this weekends Gunflint Trail wide garage sale.  We will be selling a lot of camping/outfitting equipment including Granite Gear portage packs, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, stuff sacks, pots and pans and cooking utensils, stoves and a variety of tents.  We will also be selling canoes including Alumacrafts, a Wenonah MNII Kevlar canoe, a Wenonah Encounter Solo Kevlar canoe and one Bell Northwoods Kevlar canoe.  As always we will be selling baked goods, but will be running some specials this weekend so come on in for some camping equipment and pie!

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Summer Sights

Recent guests Latta and Janice Johnston shared with us some spectacular pictures from their stay, and we are happy to be able to share them with all of you.  Enjoy  

Friday, July 18, 2014

Historic Lodge Restoration

With the 100 year anniversary of Clearwater as a business only a year away we thought it was time the main lodge got a face lift.  The lodge is 88 years old and its logs are covered in multiple layers of stain and thick paint and in need of cleaning.  The paint has begun to crack and flake leaving the logs exposed to the elements.  This exposure has also left some logs too rotten for simple refinishing; they need to be replaced.  We will be teaching ourselves how to do that this fall.  For now we have begun the long process of stripping, scraping, sanding and re-staining, we expect the whole process to take until next summer.  We will keep everybody updated to progress. 

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Ice Out!

We are calling it.  Winters official time of death 5/18/14, 7:24 pm.  If there is any ice left out there I couldn't find it.  It coincided with a nice calm night allowing us the seasons first palisade reflection.  Come on up, spring is finally here!