September 13, 2019

Boundary Waters Advisory Committee (open to public)

  •  September 25, 2019
     6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Boundary Waters Powwow Hiking Trail:  Get Ready to Hike It Again!

September 25, 2019

6 PM – 7 PM

Duluth Folk School, 1917 W Superior St., Duluth, MN 55806,  (218) 481-7888

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, in addition to being a canoeists’ heaven, also has more than 200 miles of hiking and backpacking trails.  These trails offer unparalleled solitude and freedom from busy city life.  Most of these trails are maintained by volunteers. BWA Committee volunteers have an incredible story to tell about saving the 30 mile long BWCAW Powwow Hiking Trail, burned almost entirely in the 2011 Pagami Creek Fire. Now, eight years later, the Powwow has been saved thanks to hundreds of volunteers, both novice and experienced wilderness trippers, who ventured and camped on the trail sawing dead falls and new jack pine growth.  Hear their story and learn what needs to be done to completely rehabilitate the Powwow for backpackers like you, and how to hike it in 2020.  Get a free map of the trail to plan your adventure in Boundary Waters.

Presenter: Martin Kubik, lifetime advocate for BWCAW hiking trails, President and Founder, Boundary Waters Advisory Committee (BWA Committee); Founder, Kekekabic Trail Club; and Founder, 3M Outdoor Club.

Boundary Waters Advisory Committee is a IRS 501c3 non-profit

Trips:  https://www.meetup.com/Friends-of-BWCA-Trails/

Web page:  https://www.boundarywaterstrails.org/

Email:  wtrails2@yahoo.com  Phone: 612-564-8279

Venue:  

Address:
1917 W Superior St, Duluth, Minnesota, 55806, United States

Description:

Located on street level. Handicapped accessible.

Main Floor Space

Category:

Question or comment?

Contact

Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888
info@duluthfolkschool.com

Newsletter

Sign up to get our monthly newsletter! We email a short newsletter to let you know about class offerings and other news.

Follow Us