On Trail in Minnesota

GORP Dogsledding Resources
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This article is just the iceberg-tip of GORP's outdoor information—you'll find much more on dogsledding and other winter adventures, on making the most of bone-chilling Great Lakes winters, and on the nature and special places of the Minnesota Northwoods. This compendium is here to point the way.

Dogsled Adventures
Follow these links to stories about dogsledding in Alaska and Ontario:

Runners of the Winter Woods

Iditarod National Historic Trail

Great Lakes Winters
More information about weathering winter in style in Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin:

Skiing the Gunflint Trail

Icefishing Minnesota's Big Four

Skiing in the BWCAW & Superior NF

Winter Adventure in the Porkies

Northwoods Nature
Take a trip through the GORP archives for information on Boundary Country ecosystems:

Animal Tracks

Moose on the Loose

Winter Outdoor Gear
Tips and expertise buying and using gear that will keep you toasty when it's thirty below:

Accessories for Winter Warmth

Learning to Layer

Buying Technical Outerwear

Skills for the Deep Freeze
Turn frostbitten landscapes into outdoor playgrounds with expert advice from the GORP archives:

Snowshoeing 101

Winter Water

Snowshoe Kids

Northwoods Resources
Everything GORP offers regarding the special places of Northeastern Minnesota:

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Superior National Forest

Voyageurs National Park

Grand Portage National Monument


Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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