Royal River bluff from the Border Route on the Minnesota Arrowhead (photo by jhy)
received from Ed Solstad email@example.com
The Border Route (northern portion of the Minnesota Arrowhead North Country Trail) is doing well in comparison to the other trails, being No. 2 in use for 2009 and No. 1 in 2010 & 2011. In 2009 the Kekekabic Trail was No. 1. The Kek is also part of the NCT, just to the west of the Border Route.
The Forest Service recently issued this report of all Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness trail entry points permits.
In 2009, 2010, and 2011, the Kek had 76, 51, 45 permits issued, respectively.
The Border Route, for the same three years was 42,54, and 55.
Ed says, "Thanks go out to all of you that have helped in our maintenance efforts. Without your dedication, the trail wouldn't be what is is today."
See the full Trail Use Report (an xls file)
This segment is in the Border Route guide
See Border Route Trail