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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"]williamsandhall.com outfitters ely bwca There all kinds of knives to choose from.[/caption] Today, we are going...
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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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