Arrowhead Traverse – Gearing Up

Arrowhead Traverse – Gearing Up

This summer we are planning a huge trip in Northern Minnesota throughout August that will have three parts to it. A biking portion, a canoe portion, and a backpacking portion. Our plan is to bike around 65 miles of the completed portion of the┬áMesabi Trail, Canoe 40-odd miles in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA) along the border route, and backpack the 65 mile Border Route Trail. We’re calling our route The Arrowhead Traverse. So, as we are beginning to realize the scope of this undertaking we are taking stock of our gear. What do we have? What do…

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