193 pages. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA), located in northeastern Minnesota, is a legendary wilderness destination for canoeists from around the world. Longtime guide and canoe authority Cliff Jacobson explains the best and safest ways of planning and enjoying a BWCA journey. Includes maps, illustrations, and information on obtaining permits, packing the right supplies, practicing low-impact camping techniques, paddling skills, traveling with children, and dealing with hazards on land and water. This newly revised (2012), heavily expanded edition, includes more than 100 stunning color photographs plus advice from twelve expert Boundary Waters paddlers.