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Games we play in the Boundary Waters

Uno, Dos, Farkle, Yahtzee, Spot it, Exploding Kittens, Phase 10? “What is your go to camping game for the Boundary Waters?” We have a small pouch with our favorite games in them that we bring along on vacations and into

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Favorite Boundary Waters Lake

Today’s question is an easy one for me. Hands down my favorite Boundary Waters lake is Saganaga. It’s such an amazing body of water with so many islands and bays. Whenever I have a couple of free days I find

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Best fishing lure for the BWCA

Today’s task for Voyageur’s Epic Giveway is to, “Describe the lure you won’t go on a BWCA canoe trip without.” Maybe it’s the standard red and white spoon or a rattlin’ rogue or Sutton spoon or maybe you have a favorite

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Best Footwear for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area

Most everyone who has paddled and camped in the Boundary Waters has an opinion about the best footwear for a canoe trip. Heck, I even had an opinion back in 2005 according to a long ago published blog I wrote

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Campfires in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area

When I solo camp and paddle in the Boundary Waters I never start a campfire. It isn’t because I don’t like campfires it’s just that I’m too lazy to gather firewood, I don’t want to worry about making sure it’s

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Boundary Waters Repair Kit

Today’s question for Voyageur Canoe Outfitter’s epic giveaway contest is, “What is something in your repair kit others might not think of?” We always toss our repair kit in our pack, just in case and luckily we rarely have to

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When is your favorite time to paddle the Boundary Waters?

I’ll take a Boundary Waters canoe trip any chance I get but if I had to plan one trip sometime during the paddling season I would have to choose late August or sometime during the month of September. I love

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Cooking fish at your BWCA campsite

One thing loyal blog readers probably know about me is I don’t like to cook. This lack of love for cooking is just as prevalent at home as it is when I’m camping in the BWCA. Combine the fact I

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Setting up camp in the Boundary Waters

You’re in your canoe, easing onto the shore of your chosen BWCA campsite and your canoe slowly comes to a stop. You get out of your canoe, stretch your legs and then… Today’s question for the Voyageur Canoe Outfitters Epic

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Best BWCA Food and Menu Hacks

We’re looking for your best food and menu hacks for your Boundary Waters canoe trip. We sometimes act like we know everything but I know there food tips and tricks out there I have never thought of.  As a person

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