Tag Archives: quetico

BWCA Wildfire on My Mind

Wild fires have dominated news on the west coast this summer.  Thankfully, it has been a “good” year for fires in the BWCA. Yet, I have been thinking about where I stand on wilderness fire management.

USFS Manages Boundary Waters Fires

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) manages wilderness areas like the Boundary Waters. Generally, the...
Read more

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. williams and hall outfitterw ely bwca A portage is defined...
Read more