Category Archives: Paddling Adventure Safety

Knife Tips for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area

We recommend that smart BWCA campers usually carry the following four items for safety and practicality: a whistle, fire starter, compass and a knife.[caption id="attachment_3289" align="aligncenter" width="388"]boundary waters knives There all kinds of knives to choose from.[/caption]Today, we are going to...
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Portage With Confidence in the BWCA

I remember my first trip to the Boundary Waters.  Truth is, I was both excited and nervous.  While I had confidence in my canoeing skills, I had never really portaged between lakes before.  I was not sure what to expect.portaging in the boundary watersA portage is defined as...
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