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The worst/best thing about mosquitoes

A few things signal to me that I’m really getting somewhere: washboard roads, for example, and Forest Service two-track lined by “No Shooting” signs riddled with holes. 719 more words


List: Things that aren't so bad about portaging a canoe through thigh-deep mud

As my Chaco-clad feet sank ever deeper into soupy black mud, I thought briefly of the woolly mammoths, who perished in droves as they struggled to free themselves from quicksand. 508 more words


My Summer on Lake Superior: Hiking Eagle Mountain

July was a whirlwind month full of celebrations and adventures. I kicked off the month by going up the North Shore to Grand Marais, MN for my birthday (a week late). 696 more words

Gunflint Trail - Boundary Waters of MN

Summering in Minnesota was truly a new adventure for us.  We knew no-one in MN, had never been there, and knew very little of where we were going. 1,160 more words


The Portage Pilgrim's Progress

We left Gunflint filled up and stretched out but, like the first day of the holidays, with the added realisation of just how tired we were. 1,403 more words