Category: Blog Post

Pulk Sled Paradise

Pulk sleds are a bit of a specialty item up here in the northern regions of the country. While they work great on our lakes, you won’t find them in many other places across the country. At least not in the ways they exist up North. In this Month’s post let’s talk pulk sleds! Pulk sleds are by no means a […]

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Layering systems in the winter

The cold winter of Northern Minnesota, while harsh, can create some of the most amazing spectacles of nature. The clear black glossy ice allowing you to see the rocks beneath your feet. The glistening of snow blowing on a sunny day. Or maybe it’s the silence of a wilderness lake at sunrise. All these epic views tend to take place when it’s below freezing and chilly to the bone. While that […]

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Individual Winter Treks

Every year scouts from across the country want to go come up to Northern Tiers Okpik Program but struggle to find the fellow scouts and advisors to come with them. We get it. Not everybody wants to come up to build snowmen, play broom ball, go sledding, and learn to stay warm in extreme temperatures. It just sounds like a miserable time […]

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All About Becoming an Interpreter

What does it mean to be an Interpreter?  If you have ever been to a Northern Tier program either Summer or Winter, then you are probably familiar with our Interpreter program. Each crew that goes on a trek with us gets paired with one of our interpreters who has been trained on the programs and […]

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100 Years of Wilderness Adventure

When the adult leaders of Region 10 launched the first scout canoe trip out of Winton Minnesota in 1923, I doubt they were trying to start anything big. They weren’t on a mission to build a program that would last and go on to send thousands of scouts on life-changing experiences through a 100-year legacy. […]

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Welcome to the Northern Tier Blog!

Maybe you have been to Northern Tier before or maybe you just stumbled upon us through the giant web of the internet. Either way, you have found the home for BSA High Adventure in the Northwoods and we are very excited to share it with you! To welcome you to our Blog we think it […]

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