8 Tips: How To Sleep Well At 30 Below Zero
Winter camping can be a comfortable experience, even when the mercury plummets.
Boundary Waters Expedition: Gear Update From The Field
After 124 days straight in the wilderness, these five camping products have proven their utility time and again.
Free, Off-Grid Weather Reports With InReach Explorer
If you have a Delorme InReach Explorer you can get a customized weather forecast almost anywhere on the planet.
Amphibious Feet: Xtratuf Rubber Boots Review
Xtratuf boots are ideal for ‘amphibious’ pursuits like cool weather canoe portaging or fishing when water contact is inevitable.
In-Depth Review: Patagonia Merino Air Base Layer
David Freeman has been wearing this next-level base layer for more than 80 days in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
‘Windshirt’ Jacket A Secret Weapon For Warmth
Tested for two months in the BWCA, our reviewer finds the durable, versatile windshirt made in Ely, Minnesota, to be a perfect companion for cold weather in the Frozen North.
Barrel-Hauling Backpack: Granite Gear Vapor Flatbed
This system replaces traditional backpack design with 60-liter barrels perfect for use in canoe camping and travel.
BWCA Dispatch: 50-Night Sleeping Bag Test
After 50 days of sleeping in the Sea To Summit Talus Ts II our reviewer has found her favorite sleeping bag.
BWCA Dispatch: ‘Silky Big Boy’ Folding Camp Saw
During a year in the wilderness, the Silky Big Boy saw is one of Dave and Amy Freeman’s most important tools.
365 Days: Couple To Spend Full Year In Boundary Waters
Two explorers will spend a full year in the wild lands of Northern Minnesota.