Traveling Ted is a blog that takes readers along on my adventures hiking, canoeing, skiing, and international backpacking. Many blogs focus on one aspect of backpacking, but I tackle both the outdoor adventure side and international exploration as well.

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Winter wonderland Wisconsin

Winter wonderland at Pike Lake Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest in Wisconsin

A winter storm around Christmas turned the Pike Lake Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest into a winter wonderland. Unfortunately, the rest of the winter has not cooperated making those who want to train for the American Birkebeiner cross-country ski marathon into runners or users of the inside Nordic machines. These help but not a substitute for the real thing. Let’s hope late January and February cooperate and bring some snow back to the Midwest.


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