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Rainy Day Portage

People often ask me, “Is there a place to hike in the Boundary Waters?” Besides the longer trails like the Kekekabic and Border Route Trail there are tons of places to hike, every portage is a hiking trail.  I love

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Canoe Trip into the Quetico Park

When people plan a canoe trip into the Quetico Park from the end of the Gunflint Trail it usually involves getting a tow across Saganaga Lake from Voyageur Canoe Outfitters. We’re located right on the Seagull River with direct access

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Experiences Create Happiness

Most of us have a limited amount of money at our disposal. Some choose to spend it on “things” while others tend to spend it on “experiences.” Of course there are people who do a little bit of each but

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Ready to Paddle?

Someone came to the end of the Gunflint Trail the other day with paddle in hand and ready to go into the BWCA. Unfortunately it will be a few months before there is open water so hopefully he’ll stick around.

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Top 10 Reasons to Rent a Canoe

I started reading an article online about saving money at the pump when transporting a canoe. It was an older article when gas was a bit more expensive but it said when a vehicle has a car on it the

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Mosquito Magnets

The best thing about winter is there are no bugs. If I’m in an area where there are mosquitos then they will find me. Other people won’t even know they are there but I will be covered in bites. I

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Resolve To Paddle

If you’re making New Year Resolutions then I highly suggest you add paddling to your list. The beginning of a new year is a great time to set some personal goals and do some planning. Camping in the canoe country

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A Long BWCA Canoe Trip

We had the pleasure of meeting two adventurers at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters on Tuesday. Nick Canney and paddling partner Mujo Catic started their canoe trip on May 1st at the Stuart River Portage. They plan to camp and canoe in

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Boundary Waters Canoe Trip Video

A guest of ours put together a nice video of his group in the Boundary Waters. I love to see people’s videos and photos of their time spent in the canoe country wilderness. I also love to share these items

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Paddle the BWCA for the 4th of July

It’s somewhat of a secret that the Boundary Waters is unusually quiet over the 4th of July. It’s a perfect time to paddle and camp since the water is warm for swimming, the fishing is good and the bugs have

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