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Lecture: "Bushwacking the Boundary Waters without a Boat"

  • Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Location: Olin 102

Detailing his experience traveling in the wilderness by foot, alone and without a boat, Luther College alumnus Jason Zabokrtsky will deliver the lecture, "Bushwhacking the Boundary Waters Without a Boat," at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 12th in Olin 102. 

In October 2013, Zabokrtsky left Atikokan, Ontario, destined for Ely, Minnesota. His 90-mile route bisected the heart of Quetico Provincial Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. He journeyed off-trail, and when lakes appeared, he donned a dry suit and swam.Zabokrtsky found immense solitude, the grandest of wild creatures, breathtaking up-close vistas, and a blizzard before finding his way home to Ely 15 days later.

Zabokrtsky, Luther class of 1996, owns Ely Outfitting Company in Ely and has a decade of experience guiding canoeing and dogsledding trips in the Boundary Waters.

This event is free and open to the public.

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