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Northern Tier- Tips and Tricks
StmbtEagle posted a topic in Equipment Reviews & DiscussionsHeaded to the boundary waters in July. Went once 20 years ago, but looking for tips, tricks and recommendations on your experience. Seems like there is plenty of information on what foot wear to wear and not to wear. But looking for additional information. Favorite Lakes/Portages and why? Waterproof map case vs zip lock bag (do you really need one for each canoe)? First Aid Kit recommendations? Paddling gloves or not? What I wish I brought vs what I wish I didn't bring? Thanks in advance! What did I forget to ask?
Just before Christmas, the Department of the Interior reversed an Obama administration decision and opened the door for a copper-nickel mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in the northeast Arrowhead region of Minnesota. ... Northeastern Minnesota is known as the Iron Range and taconite mining is deeply tied to its history. But Twin Metals, the Minneapolis-based company that holds the leases, is planning an underground copper-nickel mine, which has never been tried in the state. Opponents argue that this type of mine is much more toxic and risky than the traditional t