WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast

Series produced by WTIP

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This podcast is all about the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. It is a place to hear stories from the people who visit this amazing outdoor playground. It is also a venue to learn more about the gear that helps adventuring in this unique setting be all the more enjoyable.

On this podcast, we invite you to join the adventures as well.

If you have a story you would like to share on the Boundary Waters Podcast, email us at bwcapodcast@gmail.com


60 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Legislation that would essentially block certain types of mining on a large swath of federal land in the watershed of the Boundary Waters Canoe Are...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 14:27
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High water levels and lingering ice are making for a treacherous start to the paddling season across the Boundary Waters this spring.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 13:49
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It went from fishing opener to lake opener as ice lingered on the east side of the Boundary Waters in the middle of May.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 28:54
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Lake Saganaga at the end of the Gunflint Trail is an easy place to get lost.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 27:13
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Emily Ford is a Duluth resident who skied across the border lakes of the Boundary Waters during the memorably cold, snowy, and windy winter of 2021...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2022
  • Length: 35:35
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It's the end of the ice fishing season for lake trout in the Boundary Waters.

  • Added: Apr 15, 2022
  • Length: 21:07
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Canoecopia, the world’s largest paddling expo, returned in 2022.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2022
  • Length: 35:15
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Slush. It can be the downfall of any winter trip to the Boundary Waters.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2022
  • Length: 23:42
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The quiet of winter remains across the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness as cold temperatures and significant snowfall blanket the region.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2022
  • Length: 38:37
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With permits now available for the 2022 paddling season in the Boundary Waters, it’s time to start thinking about gear and trip planning. One place...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2022
  • Length: 33:18
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The winter of 2022 is off to a roaring start for the WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast.

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2022
  • Length: 27:19
  • Purchases: 1
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It's back to the ice to ring in the new year in part two of the story to start Season 5 of the WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2022
  • Length: 34:21
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The start of a new season for the WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast rolls in with a winter camping trip up the Gunflint Trail!

  • Added: Jan 25, 2022
  • Length: 24:50
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The collection of outfitters who provide assorted gear, canoes and guidance for the many visitors to the Boundary Waters each paddling season is a ...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2022
  • Length: 39:18
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The season of giving thanks returns to the Boundary Waters as 2021 begins to wind down.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2022
  • Length: 33:47
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A tornado with wind speeds between 111-135 mph swept through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in October 2021, knocking down trees and mak...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2022
  • Length: 29:04
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Michelle Kwan is a co-owner of Keefer Court Bakery in Minneapolis. Michelle is an avid fan of the BWCA. She makes as many trips to the wilderness a...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2021
  • Length: 26:34
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The Angleworm Trail does not leap to the forefront of most conversations when people talk about the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. That bei...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2021
  • Length: 33:14
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A milestone episode for the WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast. Hosts Matthew Baxley and Joe Friedrichs reflect on some of their favorite interviews and ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2021
  • Length: 57:44
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It's been a season to remember in the Boundary Waters.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2021
  • Length: 58:40