Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
May 16 - May 24
Volunteers will tackle clearing blowdowns and brush along a remote section of the Kekekabic Trail within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota’s Superior National Forest. This trail is a vital link in the North Country National Scenic Trail which spans 4,600 miles from ND to NY. The work will entail using hand saws and loppers to clear the 4′ x 8′ corridor. We will split into two separate crews before going in based upon crew members’ preferences. One crew will canoe into the Kek’s eastern third (half to three quarters of a day’s paddle in), basecamp, and commute via canoe to the work area each day. The other crew will canoe into the heart of the BWCAW (a full day’s paddle in), basecamp, and commute via canoe to the work area each day.
This trip is hosted and crew led by the North Country Trail Association.