Category Archives: Paddling Adventure Safety

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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Knowing Boundary Waters Wilderness Risks Improves Your Safety

The Boundary Waters and Quetico are beautiful regions with sights and activities for just about everyone. They are alluring places, particularly on a sunny, calm day. However, this is the wilderness and must be respected.Recently, I read Lost in the Wild by Cary Griffith. The book follows two true stories about well-prepared wilderness travelers who...
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