Each week Dave and Amy Freeman share there adventures in the Boundary Waters through Notes from the Trail.

Dogsledding 101

Dave and I are working with three new teammates. Their names are Acorn, Tina and Tank. They walk on four legs and they are quite furry. If you haven’t guessed it already, they are sled dogs! Our friend, Frank, dogsledded to our campsite recently and dropped off Acorn, Tina and Tank. We have begun traveling Read More

All About Ice

During last week’s Cast YOUR Vote, students voted to decide what topic we should learn about this week. Thank you to all who voted! Your top choice was “ice”. Ice has definitely been on our minds lately as we are making the switch from paddling a canoe in the lakes to walking on the lakes. Read More

Thanksgiving in the Wilderness

The Thanksgiving holiday was last Thursday. Did you celebrate Thanksgiving? Dave and I celebrated the holiday too. Cooking a Thanksgiving feast in the Wilderness took special planning. When we received our resupply about three weeks ago, it contained special food we set aside just for Thanksgiving. This food was specially prepared to. It was dehydrated. Read More

Waiting for Winter

In the past week, we have observed the change of the seasons. We have been witnessing the end of fall and the beginning of winter. Dave and I left Knife Lake for several days. We had experienced abnormally warm weather, with high temperatures in the 50s. Our trip to Ogishkemuncie Lake was great. There were Read More