Two men snowshoeing at Mount Baldy in the Keweenaw

Winter Expedition: Mount Baldy in Eagle Harbor

Posted on February 13th, 2021
Mt. Baldy is the largest and least disturbed of only a handful of balds remaining in the Keweenaw Peninsula. There’s one hike I try to make every year in the Keweenaw, and it’s to the top of Mount Baldy.  Located just outside of Eagle Harbor, this trail is a must for anyone who enjoys big views, scen
Woman skiing the Maasto Hiihto & Churning Rapids trails

Local Guide to Skiing Maasto Hiihto and Churning Rapids Nordic Trails

Posted on January 29th, 2021
If you are a classic cross-country skier, do not overlook the Maasto Hiihto and Churning Rapids trails just north of Hancock, MI! With the lake-effect snow starting to kick in and with a couple of upcoming events, now is the perfect time to check out the trails! There are all kinds of ways to ski the…
Frozen waterfall Canyon Falls

Top 5 Frozen Waterfalls in the Keweenaw

Posted on January 21st, 2021
The Copper Country’s unique geology makes it a hot spot for waterfalls of all shapes and sizes.  No two are alike, especially so in winter!  Many of our favorite waterfalls make excellent places to go on an adventure to in the winter, so strap on (or lace up!) your snowshoes and take advantage of th…

36 Hours in the Keweenaw: Summer Edition

Posted on July 14th, 2020
  In the quest to plan the perfect summer vacation, it’s easy to lose sight of the most important part: relaxing. This is precisely what makes a Keweenaw summer weekend getaway so special. Soaked in sunshine, washed in a clean Lake Superior breeze, this tiny peninsula at the top of the world of

How To Make The Most Of Your Hike in the Keweenaw Peninsula

Posted on June 30th, 2020
If you’ve never been hiking before you won’t find a better place to start than Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. As much as going on a hike gives you a chance to get back to basics, there is more to it than simply showing up at a trail with a new pair of walking shoes. A happy and successful hike require…

Top 4 Keweenaw Snowmobile Experiences

Posted on February 26th, 2020
  5 minute read On average the Keweenaw receives over 270 inches of snow annually. From meticulously maintained trails to adrenaline-packed experiences through the pines and along Lake Superior shoreline, there’s no shortage of sledding adventures. With over 200 miles of snowmobi…

36 Hours in the Keweenaw: Winter Edition

Posted on February 7th, 2020
9-minute read So you’re planning a visit to the Keweenaw Peninsula this winter. First of all, welcome to one of the most beautiful places in the world. There’s something undeniably special about exploring the largest peninsula in the largest lake on earth. Second, forget everything you think…
Woman cross country skis outside a cabin at Mount Bohemia

Embrace Your Winter Spirit

Posted on November 6th, 2019
5 minute read While summer and fall are popular times of year to visit the Keweenaw, it’s the winter season that truly defines this magical place. Beginning in late October, successive layers of powdery snow begin to blanket the landscape. The result is a breathtaking winter wonderland where eve…

7 Attractions Worth Striking from Your Bucket List in Michigan

Posted on September 15th, 2018
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aspen_trees_2.jpg The true definition of northern Michigan, the Keweenaw County region is outdoor recreation at its absolute finest. Whether you call it the Great Lake State, the Wolverine State, or the Water Wonderland, the only state to border fo…

Skiing in the Keweenaw

Posted on November 21st, 2017
Receiving an average of 270 inches of snow each year, the Keweenaw is home to 3 unique downhill ski areas that will have you coming back for more and more! Sitting high above the Portage Canal, Mont Ripley has 24 runs for you to choose from with over 110 acres of ski-able terrain, a terrain park with 33 dif…
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