Tagged: winter

Hiawatha National Forest 0

Hiawatha National Forest

One of the biggest challenges about visiting Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore so early in the spring is that practically nothing is open. Campgrounds and roads are rendered inaccessible due to the huge amounts of...

Winter Camping at Pictured Rocks 0

Winter Camping at Pictured Rocks

Our first night on the road during our cross country roadtrip was spent winter camping at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Our route from Tahquamenon Falls took us into the town of Grand Marais on...

Winter Camping 0

Winter Camping in the Sleeping Bear Dunes

The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is unquestionably one of the most beautiful places on earth. Unsurprisingly, it can get a little busy during the warmer months as sightseers, campers, cyclists, boaters, swimmers, kayakers,...

Hiking North Manitou Island 0

Hiking to North Manitou Island

On Thursday, March 6th, 2014, I got to attempt something that hasn’t been done for 40 years: to hike the treacherous ice across the Manitou Passage to the islands 8 miles out. The opportunity...