Last-minute gift ideas: Boundary Waters books

Looking for a gift for a paddler or outdoorsy-type? Ready to plan next year’s wilderness adventure? No matter your age or experience level, here are a few of our favorites…

The Superior Hiking Trail Story

‘Superior’ photography, history of the trail and its devotees, the story of the 310 mile route is told by personal notes left along the way…

One Summer Up North by John Owens University of Minnesota Press

Book Review: One Summer Up North

Follow a family canoe trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, from entry point to last day on the water, that is beyond words…

Book Review: Hush Hush, Forest

Minnesota author and printmaker create a children’s book with the northern forest as backdrop. Seriously beautiful, reflecting their deep connection to the northwoods and inspiring …  

Book Review: Iron and Water

Grant Merritt’s memoir tracks his life working to protect the lakes and land of Minnesota, describes the lows and highs of his many battles, recalls a pivotal period in Minnesota history, and reminds us why we must continue to fight to protect nature.

Book review: Gunflint Burning

Before you strike a match to light your next campfire read this gripping nonfiction account of the 2007 Ham Lake Fire written by Cary J. Griffith…


Climate Change and the Disassembly of the North Woods

In an excerpt from John Pastor’s new book, What Should a Clever Moose Eat? Natural History, Ecology, and the North Woods, the author examines the impact of climate change on the North Woods and the personal responsibility that comes with it.


A Winter Wolf Story

by Paul Schurke Ask most of us dogsledders and skiers about what we find so compelling about the Quetico Superior country in the snow season, and the answer is often the …