Gustafson at Bay West LIFE meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN – Bay West LIFE will welcome Cindy Gustafson on Thursday, June 12, for a talk about the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

She will talk about its location, rules and give a brief history.

Gustafson will also discuss planning and preparing for a trip, choosing a route, and packing food and supplies. She will describe segments of a trip, and use photos to depict aspects of the trip.

There are hazards and emergencies for which the canoeist must be prepared. People undertake the challenge of a wilderness canoe trip for different reasons, and Gustafson will discuss some of them. The presentation concludes with a slide show.

Gustafson is a financial adviser at First National Wealth Management, and along with her husband Randy, owns Northwoods Wilderness Outfitters in Iron Mountain. She has been in the financial services industry for nearly 20 years, and recently achieved the Chartered Financial Consultant Designation.

She has a passion for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and has acted as a guide for groups into the remote areas.