wilderness tips Archives - Wilderness North

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How’s the weather?

A common conversation starter amongst those who experience dramatic shifts in temperature throughout the year; “So, how’s the weather?” has been a topic of much discussion over…

Packing for Fly-ins

Packing for fly-ins is an acquired skill. Some never quite get it. But flying into remote outpost camps means that you can’t just  bring everything but the…

Bear Sightings

The municipal dump in Armstrong is a hot spot for bears as they rip the plastic bags apart to dine on the garbage dumped in the pit.…

Shhhh! Learning How to be Quiet

Not seeing animals when you are in the outdoors? Try the piece of advice I offered to three moose hunters from Oregon last September: “Shut the HECK…

Seven Secrets for Stormy Seas

September is one of the windiest months of the open-water fishing season. I will defer to experts like Dr. Saunders on why this is. I just know that…

Don’t Feed the Bears

They’re Cubs but Not from the Windy City! They look cute and cuddly, and they ARE hungry, but do NOT be tempted to toss them food, even…

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