The Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) is a legendary wilderness destination for canoeists from around the world. Located in northeastern Minnesota just south of the Ontario border, the Boundary Waters offers paddlers a thousand pristine lakes and streams and more than a million acres of solitude and wild beauty.
Boundary Waters Canoe Camping is your seasoned guide to a BWCA experience, whether you're canoeing and camping here for the first time or returning for an extended voyage through this paddler's paradise. Canoeing authority Cliff Jacobson explains the best and safest ways of planning and enjoying a BWCA journey. Learn about obtaining permits, packing the right supplies, and practicing low-impact camping techniques to polishing your paddling skills, traveling with children, and knowing how to deal with hazards (on land or water) when you are deep in the wilderness.
This completely updated and revised edition includes more than 100 stunning full color photos, new product ideas and revised appendices. GPS navigation information has been added, and a new chapter on solo canoeing details how to paddle, portage and pack these personal-sized watercraft. Also new is a section with sage advice from some of the top Boundary Waters paddlers.
Cliff Jacobson is one of North America's most respected outdoor writers and wilderness canoe guides. He is the author of more than a dozen top-selling books on camping and canoeing. In 2003, The American Canoe Association presented Cliff with the Legends of Paddling Award and inducted him into the ACA Hall of Fame.