Experience the thrill of driving your own sled team of Husky dogs in northern Wisconsin! Dip through snowy valleys, and wind through woodland trails in the wake of wagging tails, flapping tongues, and pure joy.
Ladies, take a trek up to Northern Wisconsin for an extended weekend of outdoor winter adventures on the snowy coast of the mighty Lake Superior. You will feel like an artic explorer as we discover the Northwoods by dogsled and snowshoes.
"This is the real deal! " -- That what our partners have to say about their dogsledding tours.
Their woman-owned and operated kennel is comprised of 42 Seppala Siberian Huskies which are direct descendants of Togo and Balto who helped deliver the life saving serum to the children of Nome during the outbreak of Diptheria in 1925.
From start to finish, participants will be involved in all stages of mushing. Every trip begins with participants meeting each dog and learning about them. Then, your guides will teach you how to harness dogs and hook up the teams. Once everyone, and every dog is ready, we head out on some of the most beautiful forested trails in Northern Wisconsin.
Not just a walk in the woods.
Led by a local naturalist and guide, participants will take on two totally different worlds by snowshoe. An introductory forest hike at sunset will immerse you into a wintery. On a separate adventure, participants will walk three miles on frozen lake ice to secluded ice caves. Ice caves are formed by ground water that becomes frozen when it comes into contact with cold air. As the water is pulled through the sediment it forms crystals of varying shapes and colors. Please note, Lake Superior Ice is dynamic. If the conditions become unsafe for walking on the ice to the ice caves, an alternate hike will be planned.
Who should sign up?
The trip is open to women ages 18 and older. Anyone in good health, and who is moderately active can enjoy the activities listed on the itinerary. Dog sledding can be done by nearly anyone. Snowshoeing is 3-4 hours, over level terrain, and 2-3 hours over rolling terrain at a moderate workout level. Temperatures ranging from the low 30's to below zero. Windy conditions could create extreme cold depending on wind direction. Please view the packing list below and come prepared to spend time outside in the cold.
This winter wonderland adventure includes:
Minimum: 5 participants / Maximum: 5 participants
Our lodgings is 1-2 Bedroom Cottages at Woodside Cottages in Bayfield. The cottage are heated and fully furnished.
All bedrooms are single occupancy. Those who want a whole cabin to themselves should choose one of the Single Cottages. Single supplement fee applies.
Each cottage has 2 bedrooms with a queen size bed in each bed room, and 1 bathroom.
Guests: 2 per cottage
Availability: 2 cottages (4 beds)
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1 Bedroom with queen size double bed., kitchenette, and living room.
Guests: 1 per cottage
Availability: 2 cottages (2 beds)
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+$75 single supplement.
Select this option as an add on during registration.
Other single cottages may be available upon request.
Breakfast: Each cabin will be supplied with breakfast supplies (eggs, bacon, yogurt, fresh fruit, dried fruit, instant oatmeal, coffee, creamer, and snacks).
Lunches: 1 lunch is in the field. 1 lunch is from a local restaurant.
Dinners: 3 dinners are included from local restaurants. Participants will pre-order from a menu.
If you have a pack you love to travel with, inquire about a private trip for families, and friends. This trip is suitable for children 13 and older.
Green Edventures Tours
This team has a maxim group size of 4 participants.
For this team, there will be 6 sleds. The lead guide is the front sled. The other guide is the very last sled. The other 4 sleds are driven by guests alone for the full duration of the trip. The group is smaller and designed for participants who want to maximize their sled driving time.
This team has a maximum group size of 5 participants.
For this team, there will be 6 sleds. The lead guide is the front sled and can carry a passenger. The other guide is the very last sled and can also carry a passenger. The other 4 sleds are driven by guests alone. Passengers ride with guides only. Guides take bigger teams to pull this weight. In this group, everyone takes turns riding and driving. In a group of 5 participants can expect to ride as a passenger at least 15-20 mins each trip.
Arrive at Woodside Cottages between 2 & 4pm to avoid traveling at night in the winter. If weather permits we will sit outside by a campfire and talk about the plans for the following day and socialize. Dinner will be pizza and salad. Participants will dine in individual cabins.