Boundary Waters Advisory Committee hosts 2018 wilderness backpacking kickoff, honoring the 40th anniversary of the signing of the 1978 BWCA Wilderness Act
WHAT: Event kicks off the 2018 hiking season in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Keynote speaker, Jason Zabokrtsky, will present on bushwacking the Boundary Waters without a boat, an 80+ mile point to point off-trail hike through the Quetico and BWCA.
WHO: BWAC is a Minnesota non-profit established in 2002 with the Mission “To preserve historical and intrinsically beautiful trails in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of the Superior National Forest.”
WHERE: Camp Sacajawea Retreat Center, Lebanon Hills, 5121 McAndrews Rd, Apple Valley, MN
WHEN: Saturday, March 10, 2018, 12:00 to 3:00 pm.
WHY: Increase awareness of the history and condition of hiking trails in the BWCA Wilderness and celebrate 40 years of hiking history.
AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS:
Jason Zabokrtsky, Founder, Ely Outfitting Company
Martin Kubik, President, Boundary Waters Advisory Committee
Susan Pollock, Vice President, BWAC and Trail Stewardship Crew Leader