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Upcoming Events

  • Pictured Rocks Backpacking (June 2024)
    Pictured Rocks Backpacking (June 2024)
    Fri, Jun 14
    Alger County
    Jun 14, 2024, 6:00 AM – Jun 17, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Alger County, Michigan, USA
    Pictured Rocks, located along the Lake Superior coastline of Michigan, is the first designated national lakeshore in the US and is one of only three national lakeshores in the country. In addition to the rocky cliffs, there are miles of beaches, woodlands and 100 miles of trails.
  • Turtle-Flambeau Scenic Waters Kayak & Camp
    Turtle-Flambeau Scenic Waters Kayak & Camp
    Thu, Jun 27
    Iron County
    Jun 27, 2024, 7:00 AM – Jun 30, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Iron County, Turtle-Flambeau Flowage, Wisconsin, USA
    Kayaking and camping... the perfect way to spend an extended weekend in the summer! Grab your gear and your yak and hit the water with us on this 3-night, 4-day base camp-style paddle event.
  • Yoga & Kayak Weekend with True North!
    Yoga & Kayak Weekend with True North!
    Thu, Jul 18
    Oregon
    Jul 18, 2024, 5:00 PM – Jul 21, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Oregon, Oregon, IL 61061, USA
    Join us for an extended weekend full of fun and relaxation - morning and evening yoga, as well as kayaking on the Rock River. We've reserved a beautiful cabin on the Rock River. This trip is perfect for groups or individuals looking to connect with like-minded people.
  • Isle Royale Backpacking Trip-Rock Harbor to Windigo (2024)
    Isle Royale Backpacking Trip-Rock Harbor to Windigo (2024)
    Fri, Aug 16
    Isle Royale
    Aug 16, 2024, 6:00 AM – Aug 23, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Isle Royale, Isle Royale, Michigan, USA
    Join us as we travel to Isle Royale for 6 days of backpacking on this crown jewel of the Midwest that is only accessible by boat or seaplane. During this trip we will spend 6 days, backpacking into the heart of Isle Royale's plush forest and rocky outcroppings.
  • Appalachian Trail Section Hike
    Appalachian Trail Section Hike
    Fri, Sep 06
    Harpers Ferry
    Sep 06, 2024, 6:00 AM – Sep 13, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Harpers Ferry, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, USA
    Want a chance to get your feet on the trail and take a multiple-day hike on the AT? Join us as we take on a beginner-friendly, 5-day, 40+ mile section hike through the entire state of Maryland, starting at the PA state line to the WV border.
  • Porcupine Mountain Backpacking Trip
    Porcupine Mountain Backpacking Trip
    Thu, Sep 26
    Porcupine Mountains
    Sep 26, 2024, 7:00 AM – Sep 29, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Porcupine Mountains, Porcupine Mountains, Carp Lake Township, MI 49953, USA
    Located on the shore of Lake Superior, the "Porkies" are a group of small mountains spanning the northwestern UP of Michigan. Various land features include rivers, waterfalls, swamps, and lakes between the rocky outcroppings.
  • Pictured Rocks Backpacking - Fall Colors Trip
    Pictured Rocks Backpacking - Fall Colors Trip
    Thu, Oct 10
    Alger County
    Oct 10, 2024, 6:00 AM – Oct 13, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Alger County, Michigan, USA
    Pictured Rocks, located along the Lake Superior coastline of Michigan, is the first designated national lakeshore in the US and is one of only three national lakeshores in the country. In addition to the rocky cliffs, there are miles of beaches, woodlands and 100 miles of trails. PC: Lars Jensen
  • Advanced Backpacking Bootcamp-Illinois
    Advanced Backpacking Bootcamp-Illinois
    Fri, Oct 25
    Westville
    Oct 25, 2024, 5:00 PM – Oct 27, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Westville, 20301 900 North Rd, Westville, IL 61883, USA
    Do you want to expand your skills and gain confidence on the trail? This course is designed for backpackers that want to increase their comfort level in a backcountry setting. Our goal is to ensure you gain the knowledge and confidence you need to safely plan and execute a multi-day trip.
  • Online First Aid/CPR/AED Class
    Online First Aid/CPR/AED Class
    Time is TBD
    Online First Aid/CPR/AED
    Time is TBD
    Online First Aid/CPR/AED
    Obtain your First Aid/CPR certification online. After successfully completing this course you will receive a First Aid/CPR/AED card that is valid for 2 years.

Past Events

Our past events include:

  • Beginners Backpacking Bootcamp-Forest Glen, IL/Bell Mtn, MO/Meramac SP, MO/Ice Age Trail, WI

  • Advanced Backpacking Bootcamp-Manistee National Forest, MI/Bell Mtn, MO

  • Appalachian Trail Section Hike-(3 days)-Virginia Triple Crown

  • Appalachian Trail Section Hike-(4 days-50+ miles)-Virginia, Shenandoah National Park

  • Appalachian Trail Section Hike-(5 days-52 miles)-Georgia, Springer Mtn to Unicoi Gap

  • Winter Camp and Hike-Devil's Lake, WI

  • Superior Hiking Trail Section Hike (3 days-20 miles)-MN

  • Porcupine Mountain Backpacking Trip (3 days-20+ miles)-MI

  • Harvest Moon Fest, Baraboo Bluffs, WI

  • Yoga Retreat-Wyalusing State Park, Bagely, WI

  • Red River Gorge Backpacking/Kayak Tour, KY (2018, 2019, 2020)

  • BWCA-Ely, MN 2020

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