A young Charlie Guide’s story of a Boundary Waters Crew from hell. This is what happens when a scout troop is not prepared for a BWCA wilderness experience.
Skills and tips on how to plan and enjoy a canoe trip on rivers, lakes, and open water canoeing.
This is a true story of a group of young Scouts who band together take a severely injured camper for an evacuation out of Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
Its a test of outdoor skills and leadership in a crisis.
A new guide has a problem black bear encounter on this first trip with Scouts at the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. It changed his perspective of life.
If you’re planning your first trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, we found five wonderful videos to view and share to help make your first trip a success.
Feeling confident that you can dunk your water bottle into your water source is a unique spot to be in. I only do it here and there in the Boundary Waters. Everywhere else, it’s good to have an outdoor water filter.
Here the types and methods I have tried with pros and cons for each.
Boundary Waters camping during the typical “storm season” in July takes some forethought on setting up your camp in case of a severe storm rolling through.
Here is one story of a wicked storm in BWCA.
This list of essential items to consider when packing your own wilderness First Aid Kit.
When planning a trip there are a number of factors to account for here is a shortlist of things to consider when beginning to plan for a trip in the BWCA.
A rookie outdoor guide tells his story of a training disaster striking on the open water in Ima Lake in Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It yielded valuable tips.
Shelter, water, fire, food are all tools of survival in the wilderness. However, these survival skills are useless unless you have honed one key skill