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adam
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02/06/2018 06:59PM
It is time to start the February 2018 Photo Contest, as well as, Trip Report Contest.

First an important note. If you see that you have won the contest or a prize in the contest, please email your address and choice of hat, shirt, or bandanna to me.

The theme for this month's contest is "Trails and Portages".

Monthly Category: Trails and Portages in Canoe Country

Prize: BWCA Hat, Shirt or Bandanna.

Trip Report Contest: Any trip report published in a month is in the running for winning the prize. See the trip report contest page for more details - Trip Report Home Page

Winner will receive an additional prize of leather work from Dicecupmaker with the bwca.com flying moose on it. Thank you Dicecupmaker!

Thanks to Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS) for sponsoring the year end prize!

Remember 1 entry per person please. This helps us vote accurately.

Rules:
- You must be signed in as a member with a valid email address in your profile to enter (or win).
- You can only enter one photo per monthly contest. You can enter the same photo if it did not win in a previous month.
- You must be the photographer of the photo and have the rights to post it.
- Photos are entered in the contest by making a reply posting to this message and using the "Add a photo to this message" link during composition. This will allow you to upload a photo from your computer to the contest or allow you to select a photo which you have already loaded into your photo gallery on this site. If you want to enter your photo in another way, please contact us.
- Please describe in the message the location of the photo.
- Judging will be done by the www.bwca.com staff and moderators.
- A member may win once per year.
- Photos must be posted to this thread by 11:59pm on Feb 28th. Photos must be in jpg (jpeg) format and uploaded to the site.

Thank you for participating!

Adam
 
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TuscaroraBorealis
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02/06/2018 07:07PM


Eskwagama Lake - Kawishiwi River portage. October 2016
 
02/06/2018 08:50PM
 
snakecharmer
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02/06/2018 09:14PM
~ The Wall
 
rdricker
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02/06/2018 10:00PM
Cirrus Creek to Lark Lake, just north of the Q, 2016
 
02/07/2018 01:22AM

Goat Portage, Quetico
 
TominMpls
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02/07/2018 12:38PM


My daughter portaging somewhere on the Oyster River, July 2017.
 
nicek
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02/07/2018 06:49PM

"The gate to the wilderness", end of portage into Stuart River July 2016.
 
goatroti
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02/08/2018 06:28PM


Portage Clearing with The Wabakimi Project. Debbie and Andy at the Altar Lake end of a 379 meter portage from Vale Creek. On this one there was a slope to the left and cedar trees and boulders to the right. We had to run along the contour line at the bottom of the slope. It brought us to the water right at a two foot high stump that had clearly been chopped with an axe many many years earlier to mark the landing. We are doing the work that portage crews did in the the BWCA and Quetico over 100 years ago. We have, over the last 13 years located, cleared, measured and mapped the portages in a 6 million acre area we refer to as The Wabakimi Area.
 
IndianaMike
 
02/12/2018 09:00PM
 
MNWander
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02/13/2018 09:22AM


Horse to Tin Can Mike October 2017
 
nicek
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02/13/2018 10:05AM
MNWander: "


Horse to Tin Can Mike October 2017"


Wow !!!!
 
02/13/2018 10:41AM
Trail to Kawishiwi Falls. She was five years old.



 
02/13/2018 04:11PM
Joyce to no-name on the way to Kash

 
02/13/2018 09:58PM
the harder of the 2 portages from East Bearskin into Alder
 
Stimpy
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02/14/2018 12:52AM

Stairway to heaven, June 2017
 
wetcanoedog
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02/14/2018 11:25PM
Moose river.
 
02/15/2018 07:42AM
Portage from Stuart Lake to Dahlgrene River
 
SERocks
 
02/15/2018 11:52AM
Portage between West Round Lake and Round Lake, July 2013.
 
msnature
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02/15/2018 03:12PM
Somewhere along our route to Malberg in 2014
 
JimmyJustice
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02/15/2018 03:27PM


The end (or beginning) of the Grand Portage
 
tobywan
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02/20/2018 03:28PM


Portage from Kiskidinna to Omega.
 
Lightfoot
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02/21/2018 01:11PM
A rocky stretch on one of the portages between Knife and Carp Lakes.





 
02/23/2018 02:41PM
Long Island - Muskeg Creek portage 2012
 
02/24/2018 09:31AM
little duckling at Bower Trout. May 2017 at 9 yo
 
geotramper
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02/25/2018 01:56PM
On the rocky portage from Omega to Winchell. October, 2016

 
Twins87
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02/26/2018 12:45PM
On our very wet high adventure Lady Chain trip July 2017. Portage between Polly and Phoebe River. We knew that this portage being under water was a sign of things to come.

 
02/26/2018 06:08PM
Bog pull, North Bay to Anchor Lake in Quetico.
 
bottomtothetap
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02/26/2018 06:09PM
tobywan: "


Portage from Kiskidinna to Omega."


Your face shows what I felt when I portaged this. Not real long and looks innocent enough on the map but man it was a tester--especially if you had done Muskeg to Kiskidinna as your previous portage!
 
02/26/2018 06:50PM




Wcpp, on our way to Mexican Hàt lake.
 
02/27/2018 04:04PM
bottomtothetap: "tobywan: "



Portage from Kiskidinna to Omega."



Your face shows what I felt when I portaged this. Not real long and looks innocent enough on the map but man it was a tester--especially if you had done Muskeg to Kiskidinna as your previous portage! "


We got them all three - Long Island-Muskeg, Muskeg-Kiskadinna, Kiskadinna-Omega - in this post. A real testy little trio all together :).
 
mama2moose
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02/28/2018 12:00PM

Little Saganaga to Virgin Lake, September 17, 2010
 
schweady
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02/28/2018 02:29PM


"Looking Over the Drop"
Fourtown Lake July 2017
 
02/28/2018 07:50PM

Wrist Lake arrival! At the end of the 100m portage from Streak Lake to Wrist Lake. (Woodland-Caribou Provincial Park)

Hans Solo

 
KCMOcat8
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03/02/2018 02:10PM
http://photos.bwca.com/thumbnails/KCMOCAT8-020318-125549.JPG
 
adam
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05/01/2018 09:33PM
The winner of the February contests:

Photo Contest: Snakecharmer
Trip Report Contest: Lightfoot
Extra Prize: tobywan
 
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