- Estimated Cost: $35
- Deposit: $35
- Max Trip Size: 12 people
Cross-Country Ski and/or snow shoe – WI Chippewa Moraine Area and Blue Hills
Friday March 1st – Sunday March 3rd
Trip cost- deposit of $35
The $35 deposit covers the food that I provide for breakfasts, the main course for the meal on Saturday plus the septic tank emptying and expenses. I don’t cover costs for on-your-own stuff like Friday dinner, gas, etc.
There are beds, but bring a sleeping bag and pillow.
Arriving on Friday at 6:00 pm at Main Street Cafe in downtown Bloomer, WI (dinner on your own) http://www.mainstreetcafe.com/
Hwy 53 exit for Bloomer WI, approximately 2 hours from Bloomington, MN. After dinner, we leave for my cabin near New Auburn WI. For those that arrive later, detailed instructions can be given to find the lake house.
Saturday, cross-country skiing at the Blue Hills http://www.bluehillstrail.com/, a little-known Shangri-La about 30 minutes from the cabin, close to Bruce WI. There is downhill skiing also at the Christie Mountain ski area which is nearby.
Otherwise, if you do not ski, you can stay at the cabin to relax by the fire, or snowshoe at the Blue Hills or Chippewa Ice Age Interpretive Center.
Saturday night dinner at the cabin will be a coordinated meal. Jim provides the main course of pasta. Others hopefully bring side dishes/dessert/drinks, etc. Breakfasts consist of oatmeal, milk, brown sugar and coffee as provided by Jim unless others want to contribute more such as juices, fruits. I don’t fix pancakes however to keep the mess to a minimum. Lunches are on your own. We will have a google group page to list our contact information and food contributions.
Sunday –cross-country ski at Hickory Ridge. It is in the heart of the glacial moraine area, with lots of little hills and lakes. You can also stay at the cabin to relax or snowshoe.
You can return to the cabin Sunday after activities to shower and eat or leave directly for the Twin Cities. Please bring your own bath towels.