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Knife to Ottertrack

On a nice sunny day we leave our camp on Knife Lake traveling east along the boarder into Ottertrack Lake.  We wind our way down this narrow lake with high cliffs on our northern flank.  At our new camp we do a little swimming before cooking up some fish for dinner.  What a great day […]

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Vera to North Arm Knife Lake

We continue our way North East from Vera portaging our way into Knife Lake. With crystal clear waters and a fresh breeze blowing in our face we work our way to the North Arm of Knife Lake where we camp for the night.

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Little Bass Lake Summer

On a beautiful early April day with the ice freshly melted from the lakes Erin and I head into the BWCAW. Our destination for this trip is the easily accessible Little Bass Lake just one portage away from North Hegman Lake. The Sun shining through the trees made for a serene portage through the woods.

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Spring Snowset

After a foot of snow pounced on us out of nowhere we found ourselves on a calm lake with the sun setting in a winter wonderland.  The mirror like lake made breathtaking views of the lake shore.  Jim and I go for an evening paddle amidst our spring snowset.

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Geb-e-on-e-quet to Lynx Lake

Our loop out of the Little Indian Sioux entry point is coming to an end.  After a heavy rain throughout the night we woke to sunny skies and calm waters.  Looking at the maps we find a day filled with portaging ahead of us.  With over 800 rods of portaging we knew our shoulders would […]

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Thumb Lake to Ge-be-on-e-quet Lake

After leaving behind the dead moose carcasse in Thumb Lake we paddle through fresh air under sunny skies.  The wind always seems to follow us with a gentle push from behind helping ease the day of paddling.  We encounter a couple of beaver dams and a few mergansers as we paddle our way to Ge-be-on-e-quet […]

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Little Indian Sioux to Upper Pauness

Our first paddling trip of 2011 we head into the Little Indian Sioux entry point on a 5 day trip.  There is a steady wind blowing and the clouds are zipping by overhead.  We paddle North along the river taking a beautiful portage along a small rapids.  We catch a glimpse of a couple of […]

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Johnson Falls

The eastern edge of the Boundary Waters is an amazing area.  With high cliffs and deep lakes this rugged terrain offers up some amazing scenery.  Camped on the western end of Pine lake we wake up to a beautiful blue sky day with a stiff breeze.  We had heard of a waterfall located at the […]

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Mountain Lake to Pine Lake

On a stormy morning we paddle West out of Mountain lake to a steep portage heading south.  We encounter some heavy rain and lightening as thunder rolls across the the lakes.  We hunker down at a campsite waiting for the storm to subside and then continue on our way to Pine Lake.  Just North of […]

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North Fowl Lake to Mountain Lake

With a nice tail wind we continue our way along the Voyagers Highway.  Leaving North Fowl Lake we portage through thick vegetation and a few mosquitoes.  Back on the water we come across a couple of loons swimming on the horizon.  One puts on a bit of a show as it takes a bath.  We […]

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