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A two month, two thousand-mile book tour by bike to save 1.1 million acres of wilderness.
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    Eternal Gratitude!

    Amy & Dave’s eternal gratitude also comes with a digital advocacy pack to help you spread the word.

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    • Advocacy Pack (digital)
    • Pedal to DC Tour backer updates
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    Boundary Waters Mixtape

    Receive access to an exclusive Spotify playlist curated by songwriter, poet, and bicycle advocate Ben Weaver. Ben delivered poetry and music to Amy & Dave during their year in the Wilderness. And with this playlist, you can get your own resupply for the soul from Ben too!

    Includes:
    • Ben Weaver's Wilderness Adventure Playlist
    • Advocacy Pack (digital)
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    Digital Photo Album

    Receive a selection of four digital photos—one from each season: winter, spring, summer, and fall—taken by Amy & Dave during their year in the Boundary Waters. Perfect for your laptop or smartphone background.

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    • Digital Photo Album (4 photos)
    • Advocacy Pack (digital)
    • Pedal to DC Tour backer updates
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    Paddle On Album

    If you love canoeing, kayaking, camping, and the great outdoors, this album is for you! Nashville-based folk musician and author Jerry Vandiver will send you a CD copy of his new album, Paddle On, which includes “This Quiet Place,” the song featured in the book trailer for A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS! It’s the perfect music to listen to on the way to your put in.

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    • Paddle On CD
    • Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
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    Postcard Pack

    A packet of six printed postcards featuring stunning photographs of the Boundary Waters taken by Amy & Dave during their year in the Wilderness. Perfect for spreading your love for the Boundary Waters to friends and family far and wide, or for sending to legislators in support of the BWCAW!

    Includes:
    • Postcard Pack
    • Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
    • Pedal to DC Tour backer updates
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    Wilderness Adventure By Book

    Milkweed Editions has a long history of publishing books about adventures in the wilderness. We’ll pick one of our bestsellers and send you on an adventure into the great unknown! Perfect for readers who loved A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS and are hungry for more.

    Includes:
    • Mystery Wilderness Book
    • Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
    • Pedal to DC Tour backer updates
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    The Paperback Edition

    Be among the first to receive a signed copy of the paperback edition of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS when it’s released in August 2018.

    Includes:
    • Signed copy of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS (paperback)
    • Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
    • Pedal to DC Tour backer updates
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    Amy & Dave’s Reading Recommendations

    Along with your signed copy of the paperback edition of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS, you can read what Amy & Dave are reading! Included is a carefully curated list of the Freemans’ favorite books (including those that inspired A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS) along with some personal notes about why they love them.

    Includes:
    • Amy & Dave’s Reading List
    • Signed copy of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS (paperback)
    • Postcard Pack
    • Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
    • Pedal to DC Tour backer updates
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    Spread the Word Two Book Deal!

    A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS isn’t just a great read—it’s a great way to introduce friends and family to the Boundary Waters. Help spread the word far and wide about this special place with these two complete advocacy-ready sets, packaged up to make the perfect gifts.

    Includes:
    • Signed copy of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS (hardcover)
    • Postcard Pack
    • Save the Boundary Waters Bandana
    • Save the Boundary Waters Window Cling
    • Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
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    Nature Lover Book Bundle

    Receive four acclaimed books published by Milkweed Editions that will invite you to explore (in very different ways!) the relationship we humans have with the natural world around us.

    Includes:
    • BRAIDING SWEETGRASS by Robin Wall Kimmerer
    • ORDINARY WOLVES by Seth Kantner
    • BODY OF WATER by Chris Dombrowski
    • RISING by Elizabeth Rush (available June 2018!)
    • Canvas Wolf Tote Bag
    • Postcard Pack
    • Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
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    Pedal to DC Bike Jersey

    Suit up with Amy & Dave Freeman by sporting your very own, limited edition Pedal to DC bike jersey! Designed by the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters, this jersey features a beautiful aerial shot of the BWCAW. Available in styles for women and men, sizes XS-XXL.

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    • Pedal to DC bike jersey
    • Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
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    Sponsor a Day

    Sign up to be the sponsor of one of the sixty four total days on the Pedal to DC tour! In thanks, Amy & Dave will send you a postcard from the road with a short update on what they saw and did that day.

    Includes:
    • Personal postcard from Amy & Dave
    • Signed copy of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS (hardcover)
    • Save the Boundary Waters Bandana
    • Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
    • Pedal to DC Tour backer updates
    • THANK YOU on digital donor wall
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    Book Club Special

    Select A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS as the next book to discuss at your book club! We’ll bundle together ten copies of the paperback and provide a discussion guide from the Milkweed staff. Want something to read after? You get Amy and Dave Freeman’s book recommendations too! (Don't have a book club? This is the perfect way to start one up!)

    Includes:
    • 10× Signed copy of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS (paperback)
    • Discussion Guide
    • Amy & Dave’s Reading List
    • 10× Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • 10× Advocacy Pack (print)
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    Sponsor the Paperback: Loon Level

    Give a gift in honor of the paperback edition of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS. Your support will be recognized in every copy of the book, which will be available in August 2018. Receive a *personalized* copy of the book plus a signed copy to share with a friend. A gift at this level also includes limited edition loon apparel from Save the Boundary Waters!

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    • YOUR NAME printed in every copy of the paperback edition
    • Personalized copy of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS (paperback)
    • Signed copy of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS (paperback)
    • Loon T-shirt
    • Save the Boundary Waters Loon Sticker
    • Postcard Pack
    • Save the Boundary Waters Window Cling
    • Save the Boundary Waters Bandana
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
    • Pedal to DC Tour backer updates
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    Sponsor the Paperback: Wolf Level

    Give a gift in honor of the paperback edition of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS. Your support will be recognized in every copy of the book (available in August 2018). Receive a *personalized* copy of the book plus two signed copies to share with friends. A gift at this level also includes the full Wolf Swag Pack!

    Includes:
    • YOUR NAME printed in every copy of the paperback edition
    • Personalized copy of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS (paperback)
    • Signed copy of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS (paperback)
    • Wolf T-shirt
    • Klean Kanteen Steel Pint Glass
    • Canvas Wolf Tote Bag
    • Postcard Pack
    • Save the Boundary Waters Bandana
    • Save the Boundary Waters Window Cling
    • Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
    • Pedal to DC Tour backer updates
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    Wolf Swag Pack

    Join the pack by outfitting yourself with items featuring the Save the Boundary Waters howling wolf design—including a t-shirt, canvas tote bag, and more!

    Includes:
    • Wolf T-shirt
    • Klean Kanteen Steel Pint Glass
    • Canvas Wolf Tote Bag
    • Save the Boundary Waters Bandana
    • Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
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    Tickets to the Twin Cities Party

    Two general admission tickets to the Pedal to DC Twin Cities Party with Amy & Dave as they bike through Minneapolis! (Event is May 1, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the University of Minnesota’s Rapson Hall.) PLUS you get a sweet swag bag available for pick up at the door that includes (among other goodies) a signed copy of the hardcover edition of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS.

    Includes:
    • General Admission Tickets to Twin Cities Party
    • Signed copy of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS (paperback)
    • Leave No Trace Pint Glass
    • Save the Boundary Waters Bandana
    • Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
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    VIP Tickets to the Twin Cities Party

    Two tickets to the VIP Reception at the Pedal to DC Twin Cities Party in Minneapolis (May 1, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the University of Minnesota’s Rapson Hall), PLUS two *personalized* copies of the hardcover edition of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS. Includes general admission to the main event and fabulous swag bags too!

    Includes:
    • VIP Tickets to the Twin Cities Party
    • Personalized copy of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS (hardcover)
    • Canvas Wolf Tote Bag
    • Leave No Trace Pint Glass
    • Postcard Pack
    • Save the Boundary Waters Bandana
    • Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
    • Pedal to DC Tour backer updates
    • THANK YOU on digital donor wall
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    Pack, Paddle, and Life Jacket

    Get ready for your next outdoor adventure with this one-stop shop reward! Donated by the gear companies who outfit Amy & Dave, you'll get your very own Kawishiwi Paddle from Northstar Canoes (signed by Amy & Dave!), a Portage Pack and Dry Pack from Granite Gear (either Superior or Quetico style, one of each is available on a first backed, first served basis), and a Day Tripper Life Jacket from MTI. Also included is a signed copy of the paperback edition of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS. (Note: We will arrange pick up or delivery in the Twin Cities region of Minnesota, but if that doesn't apply to you, message us and we can work out the shipping!)

    Includes:
    • Northstar Canoes paddle (Kawishiwi style) signed by Amy & Dave!
    • Granite Gear portage pack and dry pack
    • MTI Life Jacket (Day Tripper style)
    • Personalized copy of A YEAR IN THE WILDERNESS (paperback)
    • Save the Boundary Waters Wolf Sticker
    • Advocacy Pack (print)
    • Pedal to DC Tour backer updates
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