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Winter Camping Mudro Lake

With snow falling from the skies we step away from the car park and into the BWCAW. Sleds loaded down with tents, stoves, food and warm gear bite into our chest as the tow line go taunt. We are headed in for a weekend of winter camping. Five guys two tents and enough bacon to […]

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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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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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Vermilion Sunrise

If you venture out around 5:00 AM near the end of April on Lake Vermilion you will find some exquisite sunrises. Here is one from April 27, 2012.

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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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Skirting the Ice – A Spring Paddle

March showed up with extremely warm temperatures for the season which quickly removed what little snow we had accumulated over the short winter.  In the last couple of days the ice has begun to pull away from the shoreline opening up the opportunity for an early paddle.  The first paddle of the spring is always […]

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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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Thin Ice Preparation with Glen Hooper

Winter is a great time to get out and enjoy a host of winter sports.  Everything from ice fishing to winter camping get you out of the house and into the crisp fresh air.  Many of these winter activities involve frozen bodies of water.  It doesn’t matter if your riding on a snowmobile, gliding along […]

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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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