What is a Boundary Waters Night?

What is a Boundary Waters Night?

In the coming weeks, you will see our invitation asking you to join us for a Boundary Waters Night in your area.  You say to yourself, “What is a Boundary Waters Night anyway?”  Cause, heck you don’t want to go and get some kind of sales pitch. ...

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Tips For Better Portaging

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...

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Thoreau and Boundary Waters Wildness

Thoreau and Boundary Waters Wildness

“What we call wildness is a civilization other than our own.”                   Henry David Thoreau – 1859 I came across this quote the other day and have been giving it some thought.  When I go to the Boundary Waters I often associate the...

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5 Safety Keys to BWCA Paddling

5 Safety Keys to BWCA Paddling

Every year there are remarkably few safety-related incidents in the Boundary Waters wilderness.  For instance, in 2015, a boy had to be rescued after going over a falls in a canoe.  (He will be fine.) A wilderness paddling adventure is unique in...

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