1. Chuck the Mauler

    Manistee River Trail

    So this past weekend we did end up hiking the MRT. Our original plan was to hike a ways up the NCT side in the dark Friday night (which we had done MANY times in the past) and camp. Then continue north and cross over at the suspension bridge and hike back down the MRT side Saturday. Once at the...
  2. Chuck the Mauler

    A return to Lost Lake

    Greetings trekkers. This past weekend we decided to get out and play in the snow one last time before it's gone. We spent 3ish days and 2 nights at Lost Lake which is located on the west side of Michigan's lower peninsula between Baldwin and Ludington. The primary objective was snowshoeing and...
  3. Opi

    Marengo River Valley NCT

    One of my goals is to hike all the cool sections of the North Country Trail through Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Here's a late fall trip I did in 2012. The trail is part of the Penokee Mountain Range in way Northwestern Wisconsin, west of Mellen WI... if you want to check a map. I Hiked about 9...
  4. Opi

    Pictured Rocks 2013

    Home sick today. Going through some old photos. Thought I'd post a few pic's . Spent some time with family exploring Picture Rocks National Lake Shore. Busy place, park campsites were full so we car camped at a nearby State Forest camp ground and spent a few days hiking and exploring the area...
  5. jjmcwill

    Waterloo-Pinckney Trail - Part 1

    SouthEast Michigan does not contain any glamorous or awe inspiring backpacking destinations. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is 4 hours away. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is 6 hours away. Those looking for more challenging destinations need to head further west into the Upper...

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