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Snowshoe some of Michigan's Upper Peninsula's most breathtaking terrain, located throughout Marquette county. Options include Hogsback Mountain, Wetmore Landing and Dead River Falls (all within about 5 minutes of the city of Marquette,) The Eben Ice Caves (about 1 hour southeast of Marquette,) and possibly even the Grand Island Ice Caves (about 1 hour east of Marquette, in Munising. Dependent on lake ice conditions.) Options include a climb to a small mountain ridge at Hogsback, A trip through the woods to the stunning winter views of Lake Superior, or a winding hike along the Dead River, with towering cliffs and ice formations near the many waterfalls. Or explore the ever-changing ice caves at Eben, or even better, Grand Island on Lake Superior, if conditions are safe. Terrain will vary from mostly flat to somewhat challenging, and snowshoes with cleats are required for safety. Gear not provided, though a basic first aid kit and modest survival gear will be available. Snowshoes can be rented for $15/day from Down Wind Sports in Marquette. Trips will last anywhere between 2-4 hours, dependent on conditions and specific trip chosen. Professional-quality pictures of journey also available on request for a small additional fee. $40/individual, group rate available on groups of 3+. Email me at rjfranchi@gmail.com for more info.

Snowshoeing Marquette County

Start Date No dates scheduled
Distance 6.0 miles
Location Negaunee, MI
Calories Burned 1600
Duration ~ 3 hours
Dog Friendly Sorry, no

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