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Skiing, as seen above by Tyler Riegelman and JT Schneider during their trip, is one of the main ways to travel while winter camping in the Boundary Waters Canoeing Area. It is also convenient to pull gear on a sled instead of carrying all of the equipment.

One cool experience: Camping not just for summer months

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The smell of burnt marshmallows and tiki lights are not always synonymous with camping for outdoors enthusiasts in Red Wing. Instead of hunkering down underneath a cozy blanket to enjoy the falling snow through a window pane, some people brave the ever-changing climate of winter to go camping.

The Red Wing Environmental Learning Center leads a group of students up to the Boundary Water Canoe Area every year to have this winter experience.

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