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Ottertrack to Ely

Our trip is coming to a close.  After being out for 7 days and traveling over 95 miles and packing our gear over 30+ portages we find ourselves paddling across a familiar lake.  Knife lake famous for so many reasons from a spot used by many to make the sharp edged tools needed to survive […]

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Ottertrack to Ely

Ottertrack to Ely

Our trip is coming to a close.  After being out for 7 days and traveling over 95 miles and packing our gear over 30+ portages we find ourselves paddling across a familiar lake.  Knife lake famous for so many reasons from a spot used by many to make the sharp edged tools needed to survive […]

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Leaving Knife Lake

Leaving Knife Lake

After spending the day exploring around Knifes Lower Arm we packed up our camp and headed out.  We took a different rout on the way out that brought us over a portage scraped down by the glaciers during the ice age.  We traveled through Ensign Lake where we show off a nice campsite. Jim talks […]

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Exploring Knife’s Lower Arm

Exploring Knife’s Lower Arm

After the long day of paddling to get into Knife Lake the day before, we decided to relax around camp and do a little exploring around Knife’s Lower Arm.  It was amazing to see the destruction left over from the forest fire that had ripped through the area a few years ago.  The remnants were […]

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Exploring Knife’s Lower Arm – The Show

Exploring Knife’s Lower Arm – The Show

After the long day of paddling to get into Knife Lake the day before, we decided to relax around camp and do a little exploring around Knife’s Lower Arm.  It was amazing to see the destruction left over from the forest fire that had ripped through the area a few years ago.  The remnants were […]

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Getting into Knife Lake

Getting into Knife Lake

Its -26 F outside here in Northern Minnesota as I edit this show.  Its nice to remember the hot days paddling in the BWCAW.  This day was especially hot requiring a dip in the lake at most portages.  We paddled and portaged for over 8 hours until we found an open camping site on Knife […]

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