Boundary Waters 2018

As a follow up to a successful family canoe camping basecamp experience at the Turtle Flambeau Flowage in 2017, and to have something constructive for Devin & Evie to do before school started back up, I decided to take my two youngest on a proper canoe trip albeit sized appropriately for a 6 and 13 … Continue reading Boundary Waters 2018

Wisconsin River 2018

During the winter of 2017-2018 one of my Scouting buddies, Larry, asked if I'd be interested in helping to organize a group trip down the Wisconsin River. Our troop had done a trip in 2016 and we'd had a good time, and while this trip would be mostly with people we know through Scouts it … Continue reading Wisconsin River 2018

Boundary Waters 2016

I've been promising my 11 year old a canoe trip for a couple years now but it kept getting put off and postponed for various reasons. In 2016 I decided that it was going to happen no matter what, and we invited along a friend of mine and his 15 year old daughter to help … Continue reading Boundary Waters 2016

Sylvania Wilderness 2012

Our trip officially started on the 30th of June, when Gavin and I piled into our loaded & canoe-topped Prius to head up North for Cub Scout resident camp. After camp was done we drive a little further North to explore parts of the Sylvania Wilderness in Watersmeet, MI. In April of 2011 I also … Continue reading Sylvania Wilderness 2012

Boundary Waters 2011

Boundary Waters 2011 Summer to Late Fall in 7 Days Our first trip was back in 2008 on the Gunflint side through the Ham and then Cavity Lake fire areas. For our return we wanted to see what the sights around Ely are like. This trip report was originally published on bwca.com Friday, September 9 … Continue reading Boundary Waters 2011