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Where there’s a will there’s a way

The Boundary Waters may be closed until May 4th but that didn’t stop my daughter and niece from going for a paddle in front of Voyageur Canoe Outfitters the other day. Neither did the snowbank they had to portage over

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BWCA update by Mike Prom

Mike was on the Duluth News last night talking about the Boundary Waters opening on May 5th this year. Check out this link for the video, https://kbjr6.com/2020/04/16/businesses-brace-for-ripple-effect-from-bwca-closure/. Here’s the article in case you don’t want to see him:) GRAND MARAIS,

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Boundary Waters Permits for May 2020

It’s in the news the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is closed to visitors until May 5th. This isn’t too big of a deal since ice will be clinging to many of the lakes in the BWCA until then.  

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Paddling the Boundary Waters(almost)

It won’t be long before we’re able to make it into the Boundary Waters by canoe. The Seagull River is starting to open up and soon we’ll have open water and adventures awaiting. Are you ready to paddle and camp

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Luxury Items for a BWCA Canoe Trip

“What is one luxury item you always bring canoe camping in the BWCA?” That’s today’s question for Voyageur’s Epic Giveaway. I remember when Mike and I were at our pre-wedding marriage encounter weekend and we took a unique questionnaire. It

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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 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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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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