Trip Planning & Resources

Tips and Resources to create a wilderness paddling trip of a lifetime

Novice or expert, planning a wilderness paddling or fishing adventure can be daunting. Scenic beauty or great fishing – can I have both? How many nights? How hard is this? How do I get my permit? The questions go on and on. That is why we are here. We are the premier wilderness paddling outfitter in Ely.

The resources and tips you can find here will help orientate you to the BWCA and Quetico wildernesses. The steps we suggest make the planning and permitting process easy. You can trust our process!

Tips and Resources for your paddling and fishing adventure

Trip Planning Basics
How to Make a Reservation
Purchasing Permits
How to Choose Your Route
Menu Planning
What to Bring

Important BWCA and Quetico Links and Updates



Also check out our archive of Newsletters for great tips and wilderness advice. Our Gallery can also give you a sense of the beauty of the Boundary Waters and Quetico.