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Best Day Trips in the BWCAW

By Bryan Hansel

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) is primarily used by canoeists taking a canoe camping trip, but that isn’t the only way to experience this gem of the north. Day trips by canoe, kayak or foot can bring you to beautiful locations without the worry Continue Reading...



Camping with Wheels: The Advantages of using an RV

By Lee Boyt

If you want mobility and creature comforts in the great outdoors you can’t beat an RV, especially if you have kids. Bunks, a bathroom, kitchen and security can all be part of the RV experience.

RVs or “recreational vehicles” can go from as simple as a pop-up tent trailer to Continue Reading...



Super Summits: Hikes with Spectacular Views

Hike your way to the top of a Northwoodssummit for an adventure this summer or fall. There are many hikes to choose from for all levels of difficulty, from a quick and easy afternoon hike to a demanding day trek. Regardless of your preference, each hike is sure to impress, providing a spectacular Continue Reading...



The Business of Climbing Rocks

Nick Kirchner while climbing with the duo from Spirit Guiding Adventures. | SUBMITTED

I wasn’t sure where to put my left hand.

For the first time since that awkward homecoming dance during my freshman year of high school—an event that featured the first slow dance of my life—I had no idea where my hand needed to be placed. And though the homecoming dance Continue Reading...