A summary of local news today.
- Fees are going to increase for the Boundary
Waters Canoe Area. It is currently $10 per adult per night with a proposed
increase to $16 per night. Increase would be implemented next year. [More Info]
- Lake Superior is the place to kayak. A
great travel article says so. If it is in print, it must be true. [More Info]
- Get Outside Kids! Main is has unveiled a
new initiative today to encourage young people to get outside. It looks like an
interesting PR campaign. [More Info]
- Renaissance Adventure Guides from Lakewood, CO
is highlighted at yourhub.com. [More Info]
- Outside Magazine
online edition has a great interview with Marlow Long
who was hired to be an instructor and stunt double with the upcoming movie
"Into the Wild". He was hired to teach actor, Emile Hirsch how to paddle in the
Sean Penn directed movie.
My favourite question:
Outside: So they must have paid you the big bucks.
Marlow Long: Let's just say I made the same amount in two weeks working with
the film crew as I normally do in an entire year as a pro paddler, earning a salary
from my sponsors. [More Info]