The North Journal

The North Journal
A Visit to Sanborn Canoe Co.

From Woodworking Novices to Canoe Paddle Pros

Sanborn Canoe Company has quickly become one of the darlings of the outdoor industry. But behind the lumbersexual appeal, the owners are just Minnesotans at heart.

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Breaking Ice Across the Great Lakes

Of Ice and Men

Last winter, Great Lakes sailors suffered the worst ice navigation season in 30 years. Over 95 percent of Lake Superior was covered with blue ice, some of it 50 inches thick. We boarded a freighter for the last crossing of the season.

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Wreck diving the cold waters around Isle Royale

Expedition Royale

This summer, GP's Jason Heaton set out to dive five of Lake Superior's most notable wrecks.

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Putting America's North Back on the Map

Introducing: The North Journal

Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan are too often lumped in with the Midwest. We're putting the North back on the map; call it flyover country at your peril.