summer

Cycling: Heat and Nausea

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Hey Mike, When I do centuries and it soars up to around 90 degrees, I start to feel ill. Sometimes it’s nausea, and sometimes there’s that odd feeling like I’ve inhaled a little water. Knowing this happens, the last time I rode a century in such heat I sipped ice water during our lunch break. […]

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Forager’s Journal: Day 1 (Mosquitoes 1000000, Fish 0)

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For those of you who haven’t followed the previous posts, I entered the Minnesota/Canada Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area and relied exclusively on foraged and hunted (fished) foods for the entirety of a 7 day trip. I was diligent about keeping a journal, documenting much of my experience and the foods that I ate.  The […]

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The Forager Returns

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I have returned from my trip to the Boundary Waters and I am still alive and healthy. For those of you who haven’t followed the previous posts, I entered the Minnesota/Canada Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area and relied exclusively on foraged and hunted (fished) foods for the entirety of a 7 day trip. I was […]

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Preperation for Foraging Trip

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I begin my trip to the Boundary Waters, where I will rely on fishing and foraging for food, this coming Monday the 16th of July. I am accompanied by my longtime friend Jorma and this will be our 6th trip into canoe country together. Jorma is also excited about the prospect of foraging and fishing, […]

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I’m headed to the Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area for over a week and I’m not bringing any food!

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I have lost track of the exact count, but I have visited the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota and the adjacent Quetico Provincial Park almost 20 times. For those that are unfamiliar with this pristine area it is an enormous wilderness park that takes up much of northeastern Minnesota and is over 1,000,000 […]

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