Name: Kate Kinkade
Hometown: Minnetonka, MN
School: Wayzata High School
What’s the best part about being a swamper?
Getting to experience all parts of WCB – going on trail, helping in the kitchen, and doing miscellaneous work projects!
What has been your favorite memory of the summer?
In July, while on the bridge late at night, I saw the Northern Lights!
What makes Wilderness so special?
The community here is really wonderful – I love spending my summers with everyone here.
What is your favorite place on base?
There’s this really great rock with lots of blueberries near it on the Janzig Nature Trail.
What’s your favorite Wilderness tradition?
First and Last Word
What is your favorite BWCAW lake?
Rose Lake or South Arm Knife
What is your favorite article of clothing?
My red flannel
If you had the perfect musical playlist, which three artists would be on it?
Bon Iver, Kanye West, and Sufjan Stevens
Who is one of your role models?
JORDYN SJOBERG, of course.