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Hudson Bay

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Outdoor News - Two articles! One from Day 5, and one from Week 7.

Star Tribune - Click here for the full article.

"Ann Raiho and Natalie Warren are halfway through a historic 2,200-mile journey from Fort Snelling to Hudson Bay in an effort to inspire young people to get outdoors and to raise money for the camp they credit with providing the skills to make such a trek."

Nick Coleman - Click here for the full article.

"Ann Raiho and Natalie Warren graduated from St Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., last Saturday. While a lot of new grads don’t know where they are headed, Raiho (mathematics) and Warren (environmental studies) already had their course charted. And they had the paddles, the tent, the canoe and the gear — including a 12-gauge shotgun — to make their journey."

Women's Adventure Magazine - Full article.

St. Olaf Website - Full article.

Canoe Kayak - Full article.

Sierra Designs - Full article. - Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northfield.

Paddling Life - Click here for the full article.

"Natalie Warren and Ann Raiho are both ready to graduate from St. Olaf College. Like all recent college grads, they’re both excited and anxious about what the “real world” has in store for them. But for Natalie and Ann, the real world isn’t an internship or entry level data specialist position. Instead they’re putting their degrees in Environmental Studies to use right away, by setting out to become the first women to canoe from Minneapolis to the Hudson..."

Cook County News - Click here for the full article.

"On June 2 two hearty young women will put their 17-foot Langford canoe into the Minnesota River at Fort Snelling and begin their quest to paddle 2,250 miles from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay along the route made famous by Eric Sevareid in his book Paddling with the Cree..."

Northfield Video Story - Watch a short interview video of us on the Northfield News!

Northfield Newspaper - Click here for the full article.

"Sponsors have been the most helpful, the two said. Whether it’s receiving a 45-pound Langford canoe for their trip, getting donated food from Valley Natural Food Coop or Ostrom Outdoors providing their packs — businesses all over Minnesota have made this trip a possibility."

Canoeroots Magazine - Click here for the full article.

"Going on wilderness trips has significantly shaped our lives and we hope that, by taking this trip, young women will be inspired to explore the outdoors. Previous groups that traveled this route received great publicity, and we expect to get media coverage from several sources in hopes that word of our adventure will inspire our technological generation to get outdoors!"

Interview with WTIP The Roadhouse - Click here for the Roadhouse website.

We got an interview on the radio with WTIP. Thanks for the opportunity to spread the word.