The New York Times Travel Advisory column recommended exploring the wilderness of northern Minnesota with Wilderness Inquiry in the winter of 1987. The piece provided great access to the national market as we continued to grow our trips and programming.
Last May, the explorer Will Steger and five members of his team reached the North Pole after a 56-day dogsled trip across the frozen Arctic Ocean.
During February and March, travelers will be able to explore the wilderness of northern Minnesota in the company of the same dogs that helped the Steger team reach the Pole.
Each of the journeys into the lakes and woods of the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness (along the Canadian border north of Ely, Minn.) will take its participants by day through majestic forests, where the tour operator – Wilderness Inquiry II – conducts trips for integrated groups of individuals, with and without disabilities. During the trips, old and new techniques and equipment for staying warm and comfortable in the winter woods will be demonstrated, and there will be time for cross-country skiing and sledding as well. Each night the travelers will stay at a rustic lodge…
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New York Times, 1/25/87