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Premier destination for those that love Winter: Ely Minnesota

Most of you already know that Ely, Minnesota is a winter wonderland just waiting to welcome you in. It’s beautiful surroundings and abundant wildlife make this a great base camp for those that love adventure or a winterscape. 221 more words


Boundary Waters

I have found the Boundary Waters. They’re relaxing. Peaceful. I’m floating on my back drifting away. Away from it all. All of the sadness, all of the heart break, all of the anxiety. 277 more words

Gear Review: Biolite Stove

When deciding which stove to purchase for the BWCA one thing was clear. I did NOT want to haul in a bunch of fuel. I don’t know if it was the idea of the added weight, or the potential for screwing something up with the canister etc. 549 more words


Friday favorites: Rainbows at dawn

This image is from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota. It is the very first image of the day, captured at 6:00 am, and early morning light is turning the vegetation rosy under a double rainbow. 33 more words

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Boundary Waters Boots

There’s apparently a lot of very strong opinions about what type of shoes you should wear on a Boundary Waters trip.  I grew up in a family with 6 kids, so even though we frequented the portages throughout the summer months, there wasn’t really any question: you wore shoes.  363 more words

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Holidays can often result in heavy traffic, stuffy bedrooms, burnt stuffing and kids complaining that they are bored. But, what if you decided to do something different? 119 more words

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Island of the Sky

A scene from a Boundary Waters canoe trip. The water was still and glassy enough, without a sound anywhere, that it was almost surreal to see the island and clouds perfectly reversed in the water. 11 more words