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Paddle quietly and carry a Big Six

There’s no need to carry a big stick when you’re paddling and portaging in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area but you should probably think about carrying a Big Six Camp Chair made by Big Agnes.  This big and comfortable high

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What a canoe is made for

People who paddle canoes may be familiar with the sound the bottom of a kevlar canoe makes as it comes into contact with the mucky bottom of a shallow creek bed. It’s a sort of shloshing sound that accompanies the

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Dog Found in the BWCA after 11 days

A dog went missing on portage in the Boundary Waters on September 17th. Eden is a Tibetian Terrier and only weighs around 25 pounds. When we heard the news about the dog being lost on the portage between Kiskadinna and

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Matt and Cassidy Wed!

We are so happy to announce the marriage of Matt and Cassidy.They were wed on Saturday, September 19th and we are so pleased to announce their union. Cheers to the most amazing people we know. Please send gifts and/or money

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Goat, a Voyageur Legend

Those of you who have visited Voyageur in the summer may have noticed a guy in a golf cart. That was Goat. He was a fixture at Voyageur as he spent 2-4 weeks with us every summer. He arrived in

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Lake property owners are stewards

Here’s an informational video I stumbled upon recently, it’s worth the watch especially if you own property on a lake.

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She remains with us, Janice, the Cache Bay Ranger

It is with the deepest sadness we let you know about Janice’s passing. She was diagnosed with Glioblastoma brain cancer the first week of June and left her body sometime late Tuesday night or Wednesday morning. Our hearts break for

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Campfires allowed in the Boundary Waters

The campfire ban for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness has been lifted due to the significant amount of precipitation received recently. That’s great news for people who love to spend time around a campfire.

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Boundary Waters bears and campfire ban

It’s been a dry summer so far in the Boundary Waters and the Superior National Forest has enacted a fire ban. This means no open campfires are allowed in the BWCA during the 4th of July and after until conditions

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Quetico Park Cache Bay Ranger

Our favorite Quetico Park Cache Bay Ranger Janice received some bad news recently.  First it was you can’t go to your summer home island where you’ve lived and worked the past 30 plus years,  but it’s much worse than that.

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