Healthy Enough For A Boundary Waters Canoe Trip?

Wondering if you are healthy enough for a Boundary Waters Canoe trip?  It’s been on my mind recently.  I figured it might make for a good post.

First and foremost, consult with your personal physician if you have any concerns regarding your ability to do any physical activities.

This post is focused in particular about tackling an overweight health issue and middle age.  It’s about me.

Perhaps in reading about my personal issue you will learn something about yourself if it relates. CONTINUE READING, CLICK HERE

Planning A BWCA Trip – Location Change

Planning a BWCA trip shouldn’t be rushed… well sometimes maybe it should.  But the one I am planning doesn’t need to be.

I was online doing some extra research on the area of lakes my buddy and I were planning on camping on.  I like to have a good idea which campsites have good reviews, and what the portages between the lakes are like.  Anyway, I found out that the area we were planning on camping in got wiped out a few years ago by a massive forest fire. CONTINUE READING, CLICK HERE

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Boundary Waters Canoe Area Maps – Planning A Canoe Route

Boundary Waters Canoe Area maps - worth having on hand before and during your wilderness excursion.

Boundary Waters Canoe Area maps – worth having on hand before and during your wilderness excursion.

With over a million acres of beautiful forest jam packed with thousands of pristine lakes, rivers and streams, planning a trip to the boundary waters of Minnesota requires maps.  Highly detailed maps.  In particular Boundary Waters Canoe Area maps.

A good map is needed for two reason:  1)  Early trip and route planning,  2)  Navigating once you are there.

When making such a trip as I am planning you need to know how to read a map, use a compass, and navigate with both dead reckoning as well as map plotting.  A modern GPS device can make things supper easy and would be beneficial on such a trip into the wilds – and to be honest I’ll probably have one along. CONTINUE READING, CLICK HERE

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What Is Deer Camp About? It’s Amazing!

What is deer camp about? For me it starts in and around my cabin in Wisconsin!

What is deer camp about? For me it starts in and around my cabin in Wisconsin!

Wondering what deer camp is all about. You maybe have heard some things that sounds crazy and wonderful, maybe even worrisome. But now you really want to know the truth!

It doesn’t matter if you are a deer hunter or not; but to not experience what it means to go away and be at ‘deer camp’ means you are seriously missing out on one of life’s more memorable moments, and your life probably sucks because of it… Just saying.

Yes, deer camp is that awesome! CONTINUE READING, CLICK HERE

Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle Review

Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle Review - out in the field.

Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle Review – out in the field.

Thanks for checking out my Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle review in .308 WIN.  I had a lot of fun writing this post, and if you are looking to purchase this rifle you should get a fair amount of detail below pertaining to all aspects of the scout rifle concept as well the Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle itself. CONTINUE READING, CLICK HERE

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