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Year-round resort on the Gunflint Trail, 27 miles from Grand Marais, in northeastern Minnesota. Golden Eagle Lodge is now in its third generation of family ownership dating back to 1976.

Moose on the Loose!

March is becoming one of my favorite months of the year. The skiing is always FAST, the days are typically warm, and every day gets noticeably longer. This is the time of year when evening “lake walks” become a thing, because [...]

By |2021-03-06T08:26:02-06:00March 5th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Whiskey the Wise

There have been plenty of stories in the months since I last wrote a blog, no doubt, but not nearly enough time to write them. The stars have aligned, and today I have both a story and the time! With having [...]

By |2021-02-21T09:30:28-06:00February 20th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

The Canoe-Flip-Trip

To say I am behind on my blogging would be a severe understatement, which begs the question, “Why?” I could blame it on being swamped with business, or I could blame it on snorkeling around the BWCA for fishing tackle while [...]

By |2020-08-11T10:52:17-05:00August 11th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

It Never Rains, It Pours!

The age old phrase “It never rains, it pours,” has never rang truer than this past Monday night. Monday, you might ask, what could possibly go wrong? Good, we are all laughing right now! After no real measurable precipitation since sometime [...]

By |2020-07-08T21:49:46-05:00July 8th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Fish Tails

”Mom, what’s for dinner?” As one of five active farm kids, food was always on our minds, and I’m sure my mom heard that question several dozen times a week. She would look at us with a glint in her eye [...]

By |2020-06-29T16:50:51-05:00June 29th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Lure Walks and Otter Tracks

When people ask us what we do in the off-season, our usual response is “spring clean and go on vacation.” Well, this year, for us, the vacations aren’t happening. But I’ll let you in on some of the secrets of the [...]

By |2020-04-18T16:17:05-05:00April 18th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Two Sets of Tracks

Last night I was going stir crazy... the virus... the uncertainty... our slow-to-arrive spring...everything. I started a pizza crust rising, and with an hour to spare, I took Whiskey for a walk on the lake. About one-third of the way into [...]

By |2020-04-06T16:36:52-05:00April 6th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Can’t Touch the Sunset

I’m sure I’m not at all unique in the fact that the last week has felt like the longest decade of my life. A week ago, the phones were ringing off the hooks and the email reservation requests were coming in [...]

By |2020-03-18T00:14:40-05:00March 17th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Fun in the Sun in March

Photo by Brianna Baumann Today was a glorious day here on the Gunflint Trail. The past few years, March has been frigidly cold. I’ll never forget my first winter on the Gunflint, looking at a thermometer reading -20 degrees [...]

By |2020-03-09T13:38:59-05:00March 8th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

First signs of Spring this Winter

Despite the -9.7 degree Fahrenheit that graced the screen of my indoor/outdoor thermometer this morning, there are signs of spring here at Golden Eagle Lodge. A few of my observations from this past week: When driving the PB130 trail groomer across [...]

By |2020-03-09T03:43:40-05:00February 20th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments
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