It may seem strange that the Northern Wilds would be a place to see and photograph waterfowl in winter. After all, don’t they migrate south for the cold months?
Most do. By the end of November, the majority of ducks and geese have long departed for warmer climes.
But mallards, and
In the summer of 2011, the Northern Wilds office in Grand Marais had two surprise visitors: Gaby Würth and Werner Bahner of Freiburg, Germany. Longtime readers, they have been visiting the Gunflint Trail since 1996. Here is their story:
“In summer 1996 we traveled
While some people react to the idea of winter camping with a reflexive shiver, the truth is that camping out in the winter is just as fun and comfortable as a summertime excursion–as long as you’re prepared. Plus, skis and snowshoes let you explore uncharted territory and have
For a woman who grew up in southern California, the peculiarities of curling provided enough intrigue for her to give it a shot. Margie Nelson of Duluth recalls seeing the sport featured in the 2006 Winter Olympic Games
The sun won’t rise for another few hours, but there is plenty to do before heading up the North Shore. The truck and trailer need to be loaded with snowmobiles, snacks need to be packed, and last but not least, gloves,
You’re up here in the Northern Wilds, pacing a circle into the carpet indoors in the wintertime. You finally decide you’re going to give cross-country skiing a try. Good for you! It’s simply the greatest sport in the world. But skiing outdoors in the winter can be daunting