Categories: "Minnesota" or "BWCA - Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness"

Sunrise on the 4th of July

July 4, 2007



 
Following a blue heron at 5:30AM.
 

Categories: Minnesota, BWCA - Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

My Campsite

July 3, 2007



 
I camped this night on the left, the peninsula of an island campsite. Throughout my trip I stayed on 3 different island campsites and 2 different land campsites. A bear visited me here around 3 AM but only stayed for a few minutes. It quickly lost interest in my bear canister and then ran away when I started talking and hammering my small shovel against my camera tripod.
 

Categories: Minnesota, BWCA - Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Drifting along on Knife Lake

July 3, 2007



 
There are few things more relaxing than drifting solo through a calm wilderness at dusk in a canoe. 10 hours of paddling is past, camp is in order and clean, a hearty dinner sits heavy and a smelly sleeping bag awaits. Everything requiring thoughtful attention is past and nothing requiring effort remains. There is nothing else to do at night than canoe along the shores and in the bays, and that's just fine. I took a book, Hemingway, but it seemed like a sin.
 

Categories: Minnesota, BWCA - Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

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