First Descents is focused on renewing, recharging, reconnecting and rediscovering adventure in the year ahead. This holiday season, support First Descents to extend the healing power of adventure to over 500 participants in 2022.
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Note: This is a self-facilitated adventure, not an official FD Program.
Are you ready to embark on a remote canoe expedition in the pristine Boundary Waters? The glaciers that once covered this landscape left behind rugged cliffs and crags, canyons, gentle hills, towering rock formations, rocky shores, sandy beaches and thousands of lakes and streams, interspersed with islands and surrounded by forest. This unique area is located in the northern third of the Superior National Forest in northeastern Minnesota. So, head out on a five-day canoeing and portaging adventure!
Accommodation: Local lodging near the boundary waters – both cabins and camping available
Length: 5 day 5 night
Fast Facts: Vast area, different length trips, range of routes and trip options
Packing: Personal clothes, lots of water bottles, an extra flashlight and some bug spray for the evening!
Gear: Outfitters can provide the gear, safety equipment, camping equipment, meals and more.