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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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Moose to Ensign

After a winter of frozen lakes and trees covered in snow we find ourselves at the Moose Lake entry point for our first trip of the summer.  The skies are mostly cloudy and the days are just starting to warm up.  The temps are just perfect for paddling in the BWCAW.  I am joined on […]

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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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Little Loon to Steep Lake

We continue our journey north out of Little Loon Lake with the clouds flying by overhead.  The warmth of the sun soaks into our bodies as we paddle across open waters.  The portages have been both adventurous and serene.  We are nearing the end of a full day of paddling and portaging and our bodies […]

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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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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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John Lake to North Fowl Lake

On a beautiful sunny day we find ourselves back at the John Lake entry point.  A light breeze is blowing and the crystal clear waters are beckoning.  Jim and I begin our trip along the Border Route much like we had the year before.  Traveling along the Royal River you are surrounded by cliffs and […]

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Stewart River to Boulder Bay

The sun is shining on a hot day in August.  The wind gently cools us off as we paddle north on the Stewart River.  The Stewart River is a winding river littered with dinner plate sized lilly pads and portages thick with foliage.  We make our way on through Stewart Lake and into Boulder Bay.  […]

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Stewart River to Boulder Bay

The sun is shining on a hot day in August.  The wind gently cools us off as we paddle north on the Stewart River.  The Stewart River is a winding river littered with dinner plate sized lilly pads and portages thick with foliage.  We make our way on through Stewart Lake and into Boulder Bay.  […]

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Stewart River

The Stewart River entry point starts you out with over a 400 rod portage.  This will get your blood pumping just in time to start your paddle up the river.  We are paddling under sunny skies with a nice breeze.  Canoeing in the BWCA doesn’t get much better.

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