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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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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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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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