- Max Trip Size: 6 people
Visit Minnesota’s national park in winter!! Days will be lengthening and temps will warm a bit as we set off towards Canada from the Ash River Visitor center. Trip will leave Thurs and we’ll spend 3 days and cover 15 miles or so.
Current Itinerary (subject to change once the group is formed):
- Thursday – Leave a.m. and set camp at the Ash River Campground (State Forest) before nightfall.
- Friday – Cross Kabetogama Lake and bush whack across a small peninsula to Lost Lake Bay. Find a place to set camp there or go more inland if we’re up to it. (3-5 miles).
- Saturday – Day hike the Cruiser Lake Trail system on the Kabetogama peninsula. How far we head in depends on conditions of the trail and the group. It’s about 7 miles to the northern terminus of the trail From Lost Lake Bay. Return to camp (5-10 miles).
- Sunday – Break camp, morning side hike and return. In the car by 3:00p.m. for a reasonable time home (3-7 miles).
Snowshoes or skis with backpacks and pulks. Appropriate winter gear a MUST (we’ll do a gear check). Winter camping experience highly preferred. Max group size 6. Estimated cost: Gas and food. Deposit: None. Max trip size: 6.