Tag Archives: Water Safety

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...
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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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