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By Stephen Wilbers,Bill Hansen

Teasing out the historical past of a spot celebrated for timelessness—where numerous paddle strokes have disappeared into transparent waters—requires a definite and attentive hand. Stephen Wilbers’s account reaches again to the glaciers that first carved out the Boundary Waters and to the unique population, in addition to to generations of desert explorers, either prior and current. He does so with no wasting the private courting equipped via a life of pilgrimages (anchored by means of nearly 3 a long time of journeys together with his father). This tale captures the untold broader narrative of the sector, in addition to one thousand diverse info certain to be famous by way of fellow pilgrims, just like the grinding rhythm of a protracted portage or the loon name that slips into that final second earlier than sleep.

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