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Top Minnesota Adventures

Minnesotans love adventure, and here's the list of where you can find the action.

Canoe Camping

Minnesota's most popular adventure. Pack up the wanigan, and load up the Duluth bag.

The "B-Dub" has over 1,000 lakes, most are connected by trails. Paddlers portage their canoes into the wonders of nature. Great fishing, amazing views and solitude reward all those who enter.
Check out the Hard Water Sports guide to canoe camping in the BWCA and get your adventure started.

canoe rentalMinnesota is also the home of Voyagers Natioanl Park, 340 square miles of lakes and wilderness. more info here http://www.nps.gov/voya/index.htm



Rafting the Kettle River

The only way to truly see the beauty of the Kettle River is to see it at water level. Designated a wild and scenic river, the trip takes paddlers through the pristine Banning State Park.
Amazing scenery combined with class II and III whitewater makes this a perfect adventure for the whole family.

Book a Minnesota rafting adventure with Hard Water Sports.


Backpacking the Superior Hiking Trail

A true Minnesota treasure, the Superior Hiking Trail runs for 296 miles climbing small mountains and crossing many rivers. The trail runs parallel to the North Shore of lake Superior from just outside of Duluth to near the Canadian bourder.
Minnnesota's Superior Hiking Trail travels trhough 6 state parks,
giving many panaramic views to reward trekkers.

For Shuttle servicecontact http://superiorhikingshuttle.com/

Get outfitted for your next lightweight backpacking adventure with Hard Water Sports.
The Superior Hiking Trail Association shta.org/ is a great source for info on the trail.

Northern Minnesota Dog Sledding

For adventure lovers this is undoubtedly the most awesome way to travel across snow. In northern Minnesota you can give dog sledding a try for a couple hours or go all out on a fully outfitted multi-day adventure.
The dogs love to run and their excitement is felt by everyone. You can ski any old day, a Minnesota Dog Sledding Adventure is a lifetime memory.

Find sled dog and mushers in Ely MN.

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Fishing Minnesota

From chartered deep fishing on the Lake Superior to lake fishing for walleye to fly fishing the streams Minnesota has it all.
Charter fishing boats are available from Duluth to Grand Portage. Sonar tracking and outriggers are used to find and catch salom and lake trout.
More info at Minnesota Deep Sea Fishing

In the "Land of 10,000 Lakes" there's plenty of fishing; off docks, pontunes and from boats.

And for 3 or 4 months a year you can go ice fishing in Minnesota.

Rock Climbing / Ice Climbingnorth shore climbing minnesota

World class climbing on the cliffs above Lake Superior - check out Palisade Head and Shovel Point, or hike into a mountain top craig - Saw Mill Half Dome and Section 13
more north shore climbing.

Durring the coldest months trade in your rock shoes for ice climbing axes and crampons. You can find ice routs alond the Mississippiright in the Minneapolis - St paul metro. Robinson Quarry Ice Park in Sandstone Minnesota has the plumbing in place to make ice climbing walls and pillars.

More info at the Sandstone Ice Festival website http://www.sandstoneicefest.com/

For rock climbing instruction and guide service


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