Fri, Feb 12 | Apostle Islands

Frozen Waterfall/Frozen Cave Tour

It's February, you want to get outside and are looking for something to do. You will definitely want to go chasing these waterfalls with us!
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Frozen Waterfall/Frozen Cave Tour

Time & Location

Feb 12, 7:00 AM – Feb 15, 5:00 PM
Apostle Islands, Apostle Islands, Wisconsin, USA

About The Event

Event Details

Travel along with us as we visit frozen waterfalls in northern Wisconsin and lower Minnesota. After visiting the frozen waterfalls we make our way up to the Apostle Islands for a frozen cave tour! We will be staying in area hotels each night.

Feb 12-Depart the Chicagoland area in the morning, stopping at Little Manitou and Big Manitou Falls along the way. Lodging at a hotel in Duluth, MN.

Feb 13-Visit at Jay Cooke and Amnicon State Park ending at the Apostle Islands that evening. Lodging at a hotel near the Apostle Islands.

Feb 14-Frozen Cave tour/snowshoeing Apostle Islands. Lodging near the Apostle Islands.

Feb 15-Return back to the Chicagoland area, visiting Copper Falls along the way.

Transportation

Leaving early the morning of Feb 12, 2021, we will depart from the Chicagoland area. Carpooling options will be available along our route, and as always, there is no additional cost when meeting us at one of the predetermined Park and Rides. If you are unsure if you are along our route, please contact us prior to signing up. We will be departing Huntley, IL the morning of February 12, 2021, and returning to the Chicagoland area on the evening of Feb 15, 2021.

Tickets

Tickets are $580 based on double occupancy. Ticket prices includes snacks and water during transportation, fuel, tolls, parking, park permits, and lodging. You will be responsible for your own snacks throughout the day and while on the daily excursions.

Gear

Guests are responsible for bringing the following:

-day packs

-water bottles

-appropriate clothing for winter hiking (layers)

-snowshoes

-microspikes

-trekking poles

-gloves

-Headlamp

-Sun protection

-sunglasses

Safety

All True North staff are certified in First Aid/CPR and every one of our events is lead by a guide who is a paramedic/Wilderness First Aid instructor. Guides are experienced in wilderness and outdoor travel and are equipped with GPS and well as satellite phones during every portion of this event.

True North Expeditions, Inc. reserves the right to substitute the events listed in the description above in the event of inclement weather, availability, or other uncontrollable events.

Cancellations

No will be issued if you cancel less than 7 days from the date of the event. All other cancellations are subject to a 50% service fee. Refunds will be issued in the form of a check. Please allow 5-7 business days for processing, we will notify you when the refund has been issued. Additional information will be emailed to you after registering. If we have to cancel the event due to COVID 19 you will receive a full refund.

Donate and Give Back to the Outdoor Community!

We are teaming up with *Gear Forward in an attempt to collect new and unused gear, specifically sleeping bags, tents, and backpacks. Illinois resident Scott Gauvin is the founder of Gear Forward, an independent nationwide non-profit that provides gear to non-profit community organizations, youth groups, and charities working with young people in the outdoors. If you have one of the above-mentioned pieces of gear and would like to donate it, please bring it with you. After our fall and winter events, the gear that we collect will be turned over to Gear Forward.

*As stated above, Gear Forward is an independent nationwide non-profit that provides gear to non-profit community organizations, youth groups, and charities working with young people in the outdoors. Founded by Scott Gauvin, Gear Forward aims to encourage people to donate unused outdoor gear they no longer want or need. Gear Forward also seeks partnerships with outdoor retailers and manufacturers to encourage donations of unused gear or donations by customers. The outdoors are our collective greatest treasure and gift that we offer the next generation. Gear Forward, simply is about providing the next generation of stewards, adventurers, Scoutmasters, and Girl Scout Leaders the resources they need to get outdoors. No child should be denied access to all the outdoors has to offer because they don't have the necessary equipment. Through the collection of gently used outdoor gear, Gear Forward will work with other youth and outdoor focused organizations to get donated gear into the hands that need it.  Through the donation of outdoor gear, Gear Forward will provide youth in need via various noteworthy organizations the ability to participate in outdoor-themed activities such as hiking, camping, and backpacking. You can find out more about Gear Forward by visiting their Facebook page or website.

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