Wisconsin 2022: Women's Dog Sledding & Snowshoeing (Feb 19)

Bayfield, WI, USA

GE
44 reviews
Feb 19 - 22, 2022
Group size: 9 - 9
Wisconsin 2022: Women's Dog Sledding & Snowshoeing (Feb 19)
Bayfield, WI, USA

44 reviews

Feb 19 - 22, 2022
Group size: 9 - 9

About this trip

 

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. 

Trip Highlights

 This winter wonderland adventure includes:

  • 1 morning 3.5-4 hour Dog Sledding Session 
  • 1 afternoon 2.5 hour Dog Sledding Session
  • 1 sunset snowshoe hike
  • 1 Lake Superior ice caves showshoe hike
  • 3 nights lodging in 1-2 bedroom cottages (single rooms)
  • All meals from dinner on night 1 to breakfast on day 4
  • All the planning is done for you! 

Group Size

Minimum: 5 participants / Maximum: 5 participants

Accommodations

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.


Double Cottages:

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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Single Cottages

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. 

Meals

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. 

Private Trips

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. 

Contact

Tara Short

Green Edventures Tours

1-888-622-4911

tara@greenedventures.com 

What’s included

  • Professional Guides
  • Lodging
    3 nights
  • Meals
    3 breakfast, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • All fees and permits
  • Snowshoes
  • Tour Leader
    Green Edventures host throughout the program.
  • Airfare
  • Beverages
    Drinks with meals, alcohol, bottled beverages
  • Gratuities
    10-15% of the tour price.
  • Personal spending money
  • Travel insurance
  • Local transportation
    Participants shuttle in their vehicles

Available Packages

Team 1: Siberian Huskies
only 3 left

 

This team has a maxim 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 at least 15-20 mins each trip. 

$1650
Deposit: $250
Team 2: Alaskan Huskies
Sold Out

 This team has a maximum 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. 

$1750
Deposit: $250

Available options

Private Cottage Single Supplement only 2 left
$75

Itinerary

Day 1:
Arrival & Welcome

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. 


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Reviews

Another well run travel trip by Green Edventures!! The weather was beautiful and scenery was even better. Tara and our guide Jeanne had a quick solution whenever a problem came up. As usual I always felt safe and had a great time with the other women in the group who enjoy traveling! :)
By Gail H for 2021: Kenai Adventure June 25-July 1, 2021 (part 2) on 27 Jul, 2021
This was an amazing experience for my son Gregory, he truly had the best time. The whole process to book was effortless and very organized,. The trip was beautiful, so much to see and learned. My son enjoyed his accommodations, he said the food was delicious and the activities engaging and fun. He loved swimming with the sharks. Our leader Mrs. Lowe is very professional, caring and attentive to every detail. We were so lucky to have Mrs. Lowe as our leader, she knows best! This is a lifetime experience!
By Diana M for Roatan 2021: Anthony's Key Marine Biology Trip (Dolphins) on 19 Jul, 2021
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I had an amazing time! Nice clean room with a lot of space and an amazing patio view with hammocks. The food was great and the diving was amazing! It was a really great trip for which I am thankful for. @aimeelowe
By Miranda V for Roatan 2021: Anthony's Key Marine Biology Trip (Dolphins) on 14 Jul, 2021
My daughter had a great time ! Such a wonderful experience , lots of fun and learning , food was delicious, guides where great , she just loved every second of the trip Thank you
By Claudia Z for Roatan 2021: Anthony's Key Marine Biology Trip (Dolphins) on 13 Jul, 2021
Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know!
GE
Tara and Jeannie were amazing! This was an epic and well-planned trip. The food was excellent, and I loved that all the details were taken care of. I would recommend this trip to any woman who wants to travel to Alaska solo (or with a friend!) and wants to see the beauty of the Alaskan wilderness.
By Amy S for Alaska: Kenai Women's Adventure June 2021 on 12 Jul, 2021
Thank you for the glowing review. Im.so happy you found this trip and GE because that meant we got to meet you! ! I hope to travel with you again!
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I just returned from the Wisconsin Women's Tour and couldn't have asked for a better trip! For me, the amount and type of activity were perfect. Who know there was so much to discover practically in my own backyard?
By Cynthia Casey W on 22 Oct, 2020