Member Profile for Riley Smith

Milieu

Name:Riley Smith
Location:Plymouth, MN
Birthday:August 13
# of Trips:13
Member Since:March 10, 2018

About Me:
I took my first trip into the BWCA when I was 6 years old. The leader of our trip was the dad of one of my best friends. He had guided in the BWCA for 3 years after college and the whole place was still sacred to him. We took a trip each year for a few years after that and I was completely infatuated with the place. The wilderness, the crystal clear lakes, the giant trees, and the quiet serenity that reverberated into my soul all called me back to the hallowed Northland. After graduating high school, the same friend, his brothers, his dad, and I all took one monumental trip into the heart of the Quetico. We journeyed to places I had only dreamed of seeing in person. On that trip, I was hooked for good. It was no longer the fantastical imaginings of my childhood, but it truly became my wilderness sanctuary: a placed that called me back no matter how far I roamed. After college I ended up doing something nontraditional. I ended up finding my way back to the BWCA, this time as a guide, to lead groups into the magical land I loved so very much. Even if I never get the chance to guide again, that one summer forever solidified a place in my heart for the BWCA/Quetico. It was no longer just a place of my childhood dreams or a magical destination for a one in a lifetime vacation, but it was home. No matter whatever career I find myself in, or wherever I may live, nearly every day my soul longs for my wilderness sanctuary.
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 Title# of PhotosLast Updated
A Summer to Remember234/1/2019
(Default)84/1/2019
May 2017 trip263/10/2018
TitleEntry PointDateLast UpdatedComments
Fourth Guide Trip 4 - Crab Lake & Cummings Lake8/5/20182/24/20190
Barrel Run to the Border 23 - Mudro Lake7/26/20182/24/20190
Third Guide Trip 25 - Moose Lake7/15/20182/24/20190
Second Guide Trip 30 - Lake One7/8/20182/24/20190
Days Off = Personal Suffering 4 - Crab Lake & Cummings Lake7/1/20182/24/20190
First Guide Trip 24 - Fall Lake6/17/20182/24/20190
Training Trip 25 - Moose Lake6/3/20182/24/20190
It's All Me 54 - Seagull Lake5/23/20172/24/20190
Little Day Trip 54 - Seagull Lake7/5/20162/24/20190
My First "Real" Wilderness Trip 55 - Saganaga Lake5/30/20142/24/20190
Bringing Others With Us 61 - Daniels Lake6/19/20092/24/20190
First Tastes 3 61 - Daniels Lake6/3/20052/24/20190
First Tastes 2 61 - Daniels Lake6/4/20042/24/20190
First Tastes 1 61 - Daniels Lake6/6/20032/24/20190
CampsiteLocationStatusLakeMember's RatingGood Tent PadsMax Tent Pads
785BWCAOpen/PotentialOgishkemuncie
12
794BWCAOpen/PotentialSkindance
13
795BWCAOpen/PotentialSkindance
  
787BWCAClosed/UnverifiedOgishkemuncie
  
786BWCAOpen/PotentialOgishkemuncie
23
327BWCAOpen/PotentialHanson
  
1683BWCAOpen/PotentialBasswood River
23
1684BWCAOpen/PotentialBasswood River
23
1099BWCAOpen/PotentialFourtown
24
1110BWCAOpen/PotentialFourtown
35
1090BWCAOpen/PotentialMoosecamp
23
307BWCAOpen/PotentialClark
1 
306BWCAOpen/PotentialMeat
12
303BWCAOpen/PotentialSaca
  
311BWCAOpen/PotentialCrab
23
299BWCAOpen/PotentialMaxine
01
2103BWCAOpen/PotentialLow
13
2110BWCAOpen/PotentialGrassy
22
1122BWCAOpen/PotentialGrassy
34
2112BWCAOpen/PotentialSletten
13
1611BWCAOpen/PotentialBasswood
35
1606BWCAOpen/PotentialBasswood
23
1562BWCAOpen/PotentialBasswood
34
1597BWCAOpen/PotentialBasswood
34
1624BWCAOpen/PotentialBasswood
25
2089BWCAOpen/PotentialBasswood
46
2083BWCAOpen/PotentialSnowbank
01
1477BWCAOpen/PotentialSnowbank
13
1480BWCAOpen/PotentialDisappointment
02
1206BWCAOpen/PotentialAhsub
23
1195BWCAOpen/PotentialIma
24
1174BWCAOpen/PotentialAlice
24
1175BWCAOpen/PotentialAlice
23
1171BWCAOpen/PotentialAlice
12
1161BWCAOpen/PotentialAlice
22
1332BWCAOpen/PotentialInsula
23
1528BWCAOpen/PotentialTwo
34
1364BWCAOpen/PotentialHudson
02
1365BWCAClosed/UnverifiedHudson
  
1366BWCAOpen/PotentialHudson
02
1363BWCAOpen/PotentialHudson
22
1548BWCAOpen/PotentialBasswood River
3 
1185BWCAOpen/PotentialThomas
  
1656BWCAOpen/PotentialBasswood
  
2072BWCAOpen/PotentialSaganaga
  
2062BWCAOpen/PotentialDaniels
  
667BWCAOpen/PotentialDaniels
34
668BWCAOpen/PotentialDaniels
 3
670BWCAOpen/PotentialDaniels
  
2006BWCAOpen/PotentialAmoeber
24
1176BWCAOpen/PotentialAlice
  
788BWCAOpen/PotentialOgishkemuncie
  
1476BWCAOpen/PotentialSnowbank
  
1184BWCAOpen/PotentialThomas
  
309BWCAOpen/PotentialCrab
  
1537BWCAOpen/PotentialBasswood
  
1360BWCAOpen/PotentialInsula
  
1207BWCAOpen/PotentialAhsub
  
1ZGQueticoClosed/UnverifiedSwamp
24
221QueticoOpen/PotentialMack
23
614QueticoOpen/PotentialKenny
  
34BQueticoOpen/PotentialKenny
  
PortageLocationLakesLength (m)
23BWCA 61
24BWCA 395
25BWCA 51
53BWCAOgishkemuncie, Skindance111
54BWCAOgishkemuncie57
63BWCADaniels, Bearskin284
64BWCAOgishkemuncie80
80BWCA 42
96BWCAFourtown69
101BWCA 523
104BWCAMudro219
122BWCACattyman, Adventure37
128BWCAThomas, Thomas37
135BWCATee, Grassy332
170BWCABass, Low231
190BWCALittle Crab, Crab86
193BWCAOne, One222
196BWCAClark, Meat334
197BWCABattle, Phantom89
198BWCASprite, Phantom130
199BWCAMeat, Sprite423
269BWCAOttertrack, Ester346
285BWCAOttertrack80
289BWCANawakwa, Fish68
293BWCALink37
294BWCAFish, Gift28
295BWCALink, Gift48
307BWCAAlpine508
308BWCALittle Knife, Amoeber109
311BWCARog352
312BWCABullet, Gun107
313BWCA 189
314BWCAKingfisher, Jasper149
315BWCASea Gull, Rog102
317BWCAAmoeber409
318BWCAKingfisher, Ogishkemuncie171
319BWCABullet, Moosecamp221
329BWCAKnife, Knife197
332BWCAKnife92
336BWCABasswood River367
337BWCAEddy, Jenny101
339BWCABoot, Fairy107
345BWCAKnife, Bonnie210
351BWCAJenny, Annie89
357BWCABonnie, Spoon161
362BWCASpoon125
374BWCABoot, Fourtown241
375BWCAPickle, Kekekabic428
379BWCABirch258
381BWCACarp111
405BWCATin Can Mike, Horse403
413BWCAKekekabic, Strup430
422BWCASucker, Birch36
423BWCABasswood, Basswood508
424BWCAStrup, Wisini56
435BWCATin Can Mike687
443BWCAWisini, Ahmakose491
445BWCASandpit, Mudro424
451BWCASnatch214
453BWCAAhmakose138
461BWCAGerund, Fraser93
477BWCAIma, Ima67
479BWCACattyman, Gibson138
480BWCABasswood, Wind945
481BWCAIma, Hatchet143
491BWCACattyman, Jordan220
492BWCABasswood, Azion372
500BWCAHatchet73
501BWCAJitterbug, Adventure272
503BWCAThomas219
508BWCA 119
511BWCAMoose, Wind815
514BWCADisappointment, Ahsub131
538BWCAThomas, Cacabic1027
545BWCAThomas158
554BWCAFall, Newton421
572BWCAKiana, Insula824
583BWCAInsula86
587BWCAKawishiwi River163
589BWCASaca, Hassel461
593BWCASaca, Crab669
599BWCAKawishiwi River, Kawishiwi River52
601BWCAKawishiwi River, Kawishiwi River181
606BWCAClark, Crab671
612BWCAOne134
617BWCATwo193
626BWCAFour99
630BWCAInsula, Hudson478
631BWCAFour127
634BWCAHudson87
695BWCAGull, Sea Gull174
702BWCAParent450
705BWCATriangle, Kawishiwi River983
706BWCAOjibway, Triangle41
720BWCAEast Twin, Everett88
722BWCAFenske, Little Sletten54
723BWCAFenske, Everett455
724BWCASletten, Tee559
725BWCALittle Sletten, Sletten297
726BWCABurntside, Little Long238
727BWCACrab, Burntside2052
781BWCAGun, Fairy213
797BWCADisappointment440
802BWCAHassel, Battle755
809BWCAHungry Jack, Bearskin102
814BWCADry, Bass122
840BWCAHanson, Knife596
843BWCARose3150
851BWCABasswood River, Basswood1816
872BWCABasswood, Newton446
886BWCACacabic43
891BWCALittle Long, Bass1107
911BWCA 154
912BWCA 368
924BWCAKawishiwi River, Kawishiwi River75
5304QueticoMack, Munro642
5308QueticoMunro, Cullen230
5318QueticoCullen, Ross1239
5341Quetico 245
5352QueticoKenny, Kenny158
5413QueticoSaganagons, Saganagons248
5487QueticoSaganaga, Saganagons617
5643Quetico 212
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