As Slim and I approached another mild-looking rapids on the Snake River, we saw that some other racers were capsized at the bottom. They were wading around in the chest-deep water, fishing their gear out and trying to free their canoe, which was submerged and pinned by the rushing water.
As the deep snows of the North Shore of Lake Superior melt away, a dramatic collection of mountain bike trails are emerging to meet a wide variety of challenges.
It had snowed a couple of inches of soft fluff and there were still a few flakes falling like feathers in the darkening twilight. I was registered for a Full Moon Snowshoe Hike at Lebanon Hills Regional Park and the clouds were expected to clear, it looked to be a perfect night.
Tap into a sweet springtime tradition by taking part in a maple syruping workshop at Wild River State Park. All ages are invited to take part in one of the five workshops scheduled for March 9, 10, 17, 23, and 24. Each workshop will begin at 11 am at the Visitor Center and conclude at 2 pm. Space is limited in each workshop so call now to register.
An evening snowshoeing and skiing in the moonlight will be held at Itasca State Park on Saturday, February 23, 2013, for our annual Lantern Lit Snowshoe and Cross-Country Ski event.