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Canoecopia 2012 Report (1 of 2)

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The world’s largest paddlesport expo came along just in time for an early spring. Here’s what sprung this year (including UpNorthica as presenters). MORE >

UpNorthica T-Shirts Are Here! Nab Yourself One for Free

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Just in time for Canoecopia, we’ve uncrated a batch of UpNorthica schwag. MORE >

March Gear Giveaway: Swedish FireSteel 2.0

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UPDATE: Our winner for the giveaway is Brian Smith. Congrats, Brian! MORE >

Ultra-light Solo Camping Trip

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“The trail is un-groomed—no one has been out there all winter—and the snow is pretty deep”. Those were the words the park ranger told me when I inquired about camping at their lone, backpacking site. MORE >

Snowfall in Spades and the Outfitter Report

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Last week found the Boundary Waters under fresh snowfall, including a blizzard on Sunday. Read on for this and more news… MORE >

7 Tips to Better Winter Photography

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Taking pictures in the snowy season can present some distinct challenges. Here’s how to better your odds. MORE >

Tuscarora Winter Camping on TV and the Outfitter Report

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Some creatures in the BWCA hibernate, but the human ones aren’t among them. Your favorite outfitters have been busy with everything from a ski festival, to filming TV shows. MORE >

Helsport Valhall

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By Odin’s Raven! this large basecamp tent did catch our eye. Step inside and hear what we’ve learned about it. MORE >

Clean Water Petition to Be Delivered Via Dogsled

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Advocates for clean water in the Boundary Waters are determined to make themselves heard — with the help of sled dogs. MORE >

Video: Gunflint Mail Run

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Didja miss seeing the race in person? Don’t be too sad; watch this video. MORE >