Boundary Waters 101: A Primer for America's Favorite Wilderness

Boundary Waters 101: A Primer for America's Favorite Wilderness

by Jim Rahtz


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Starting in Northern Minnesota and spreading into Canada there are over two million acres of preserved wilderness just waiting for you. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and adjacent Quetico Provincial Park, known collectively as the Boundary Waters, may just be the finest place in the world to canoe, camp, fish, immerse yourself in nature, unplug and recharge. And the best part is that a Boundary Waters trip is one that nearly anyone can experience.

Boundary Waters 101 is a concise primer that delivers the information needed to approach a trip to this special place with confidence. Whether you're considering taking your first trip or just need a reminder of why you should return, Boundary Waters 101 will be a handy resource. Be warned though, once you finish this book, there's a good chance you'll be rearranging your schedule to include a trip to "America's favorite wilderness."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781983751806
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/11/2018
Pages: 56
Sales rank: 736,531
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.12(d)

About the Author

Jim Rahtz has spent more years than he cares to admit canoe camping and backpacking, with water often being a focal point of his adventures. He entered his first canoe race in 1978 and took his first trip to the Boundary Waters in 1988. In addition, Rahtz has received certifications as a kayak and paddleboard instructor.

As a freelance writer and photographer, his work has won multiple awards; appearing in national publications and websites such as The Boundary Waters Journal, Paddler, Camping Life, and This is his fifth book on the outdoors.

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