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


40 Pieces

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As drought and active wildfires impact the most visited wilderness area in the nation, the U.S. Forest Service announced on Aug. 21 that overnight ...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2021
  • Length: 25:34
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A continuation of the story started in episode 46.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2021
  • Length: 38:59
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There comes a time when a father decides to take his son into the Boundary Waters for the first time. It could be anyone, really. A mother, aunt, u...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2021
  • Length: 30:52
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In wilderness settings, there are connections people can make to the land, regardless of their age, race or gender, by walking in the footsteps of ...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2021
  • Length: 58:27
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Join the WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast team for a one-time special from Isle Royale National Park on the biggest boundary waters lake of them all: L...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2021
  • Length: 57:54
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The combined distance of the Border Route Trail and the Kekekabic Trail in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is approximately 110 miles.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2021
  • Length: 59:37
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The WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast team spent the final days of April and start of May 2021 in Ely. Hosts Matthew Baxley and Joe Friedrichs were sele...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2021
  • Length: 59:30
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A love of the land is the theme in this milestone episode of the WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2021
  • Length: 59:46
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Winter camping continues to be a favorite activity for the WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast team. In February 2021, Matthew Baxley and Joe Friedrichs t...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2021
  • Length: 59:15
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The depths of winter rolled over the Boundary Waters in February 2021. Temperatures plummeted and overnight lows often measured 30 degrees below ze...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2021
  • Length: 59:41
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It’s the start of Season 4 on the WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast! The new season kicks off with a theme specific to winter: blades and ice.

  • Added: Jan 21, 2021
  • Length: 56:35
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It’s the holiday season in the Boundary Waters. What this means, of course, is that it’s quiet in the wilderness.

  • Added: Jan 21, 2021
  • Length: 59:38
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November in the Boundary Waters is a time of transition. That being the case, here on the podcast we’re not ready to let the canoe season slide awa...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2020
  • Length: 59:44
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Waterfowl hunting is not something most people associate with a trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. It is, however, completely legal...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2020
  • Length: 59:48
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Audio diaries continue to be an essential component of the WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast. These ‘diaries’ are segments of audio recorded by the host...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2020
  • Length: 59:45
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Every summer there are a number of storms that roll through the Boundary Waters that generate campfire conversations for years to come.

  • Added: Dec 04, 2020
  • Length: 59:30
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Half-in, half-out. That's what many entry lakes to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness are when it comes to the official wilderness designat...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2020
  • Length: 59:40
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It’s a mix of news, important discussion and wilderness adventure in this important episode of the WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast.

  • Added: Dec 04, 2020
  • Length: 59:16
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The WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast has some great news in May 2020!

  • Added: Dec 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:48
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The WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast team was all set to return to Canoecopia 2020 in Madison, Wisc. However, the event – scheduled for March 13-15 – w...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2020
  • Length: 52:37