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To Ely and Back

Today, Friday of Memorial Weekend, Josh had a make-up baseball game in Soudan, MN. Soudan is just outside of Ely, MN. The game was scheduled for 4pm so that meant leaving Grand Marais by 1pm to make it there in

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Ham Fire May 18, 2007

BWCA openings The expected containment date of the Ham Lake Fire is May 20th so it should come as no surprise the US Forest Service will open many of the Gunflint Trail Entry Points on this day as well.   The

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Canoe Fishing Tips

Here’s some great information for the upcoming fishing and paddling season in the BWCA! From Take me Fishing.org Canoe Fishing Tips If you want to catch fish on secluded lakes and streams, canoe fishing may be a good option for

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Volunteer Opportunities in the Forest

The Northwoods Volunteer Connection held an open house at Voyageur Brewing Company last night. They partner with the USFS Superior National Forest and other local organizations to offer volunteer opportunities in the forest which includes the BWCA. Among the other

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Disappearing Ice on Saganaga

The Boundary Waters are becoming liquid once again. The ice is slowly disappearing and Matt and Cassidy took advantage of the open water the other day to take a boat ride. Here’s a video and some photos they took.

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Root Beer Lady Revisited

Here’s a piece the Minnesota Public Radio published about the Root Beer Lady. If you have never visited the Island of Pines on Knife Lake then you should consider paddling that way this summer. It’s a relatively easy trip from

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Camp Coffee

Here’s something to replace your Folgers Coffee Singles on your next BWCA camping trip.  Place a scoop of coffee grounds into a coffee filter and tie it up with dental floss. When you’re ready to brew, just make it like

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Three Month Solo in the BWCA

Sound like fun to you? How about in the winter? From Quetico Superior Wilderness- A young man named Jon White recently spent three months alone in the wilderness, paddling in on November 1 and pulling a handmade toboggan out over frozen

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Hammock Craft

While I don’t think I’m going to help them fund this device I do think it is a neat idea.  It would be great fun to be able to lie in a hammock over the water! It would be nice

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Winter Adventure at Menogyn

What an amazing opportunity for these youth to experience the BWCA and winter on the Gunflint Trail. Through Wilderness Inquiry and Camp Menogyn a group of Somali-Minnesotan boys get to experience winter on the edge of the BWCA.  Read the

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  • Admiring the green the recent rain has brought us and meet up with our Moose Friend along the way 🌲🍃🌱🌳 • • •... t.co/bhtLLqoY4c

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