Come on out to the Underdown main parking lot at 10AM on Saturday, February 8th for guided hikes from 2 to 8 miles. Hikers will climb the heights of the Ice Age Trail and have a chance to cross lakes and bogs that are only accessible in winter. Refreshments and a warm fire afterwards.
To car pool meet at 9 A.M. (Club
64 parking lot) west of
HIKE START TIME:
DIRECTIONS TO HIKE
SITE: Take 64 west of Merrill to Highway
M-continue west on M for 11 miles. Turn
right on Tower Road. Go North 9 miles. (Follow Ice Age Trail
The Timberland Wilderness Segment of the Ice Age Trail
will be the featured section for this
year’s fall hike. This segment is in the
western most portion of the Ice Age Trail in LincolnCounty,
accessed only by Tower Road. This “wilderness” is characterized by mature,
mixed hardwood trees; maple, oaks and hickory.
There are several unusual glacial features traversed by the trail, one
being the ice-walled-lake plain. This
will be a good chance to test your tree identification skills.
trail is on firm, dry ground and should be considered only moderately difficult
following rolling terrain. Total distance to be hiked is about 3 miles.
a lunch to eat on the trail.
will car pool from the parking lot near Club 64 (on Hwy 64) on the west end of
Merrill on Saturday October 5th at 9:00 A.M.
more information contact Ruby Jaecks at email@example.com or 715-443-3586 or cell 715-551-1118
At the Annual Meeting of the
Northwoods Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance,
Join guest speaker, Teacher/ Naturalist of
Trees For Tomorrow, Joe Panci of Eagle River, WI. as he tells the tales of his
2007 thru-hike of Vermont's Long Trail, a true mountain adventure. A 300 mile journey along America's oldest
long-distance trail. This trail runs the
length of Vermont (From Massachusetts to the Canadian border).This rugged trail leads hikers along the backbone of the
Green Mountains, sharing its first 100 miles with the Appalachian Trail. Learn what it takes physically, mentally and
logistically to do a thru-hike?
The public is invited.
The presentation will follow a fairly brief
Chapter business meeting. Chapter volunteers
will share their efforts and adventures on their segments of the trail during
the past year.
Come see what the Ice Age
Trail is all about.
The meeting will be on Tuesday April 9,
2013,at 6:30 pm in the Lincoln County Services Building, 801 North Sales
Street, Merrill, WI. .