Podcast: Last Entry Point – An Unforgiving Wilderness with Joe Friedrichs

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“The same thing that makes you live can kill you in the end.” – Neil Young
In this episode, we sit down with Northwoods reporter and author Joe Friedrichs to discuss his new book, “Last Entry Point.” Friedrichs shares real-life accounts of those who have faced life-threatening situations and tragically lost their lives in the serene yet unforgiving Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. 

Through his years of writing, exploring, and researching this iconic region, Friedrichs reminds us that even the most well-prepared adventurers can encounter unexpected challenges when venturing into the great outdoors. Join us as we delve into the risks of wilderness travel and the stories that inspired Friedrichs to write this compelling new book. 

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On the Friends of the Boundary Waters podcast, we bring together people who share a love of the incredible BWCA wilderness in Northeastern Minnesota. The podcast will features scientists, political figures and experts in outdoor recreation and wilderness skills to help you learn new facets of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, the most visited wilderness in the United States.

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