Category Archives: Adventures

Tips For Better Portaging

Portaging, that act of carrying your canoe and cargo over a trail connecting two lakes, brings fear into the hearts of Boundary Waters newbies and pros alike.  The fact of the matter is that portaging is an intricate part of a Boundary Waters canoe trip.  It doesn’t need to be looked upon as a necessary...
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Thoreau and Boundary Waters Wildness

“What we call wildness is a civilization other than our own.”                   Henry David Thoreau – 1859

I came across this quote the other day and have been giving it some thought.  When I go to the Boundary Waters I often associate the BWCA with the government that...
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