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GoPro-action-pictures and videos from the American Birkebeiner

After a year hiatus thanks to last year’s cancellation due to an unseasonable warming spell, the American Birkebeiner Cross-country ski Marathon (the Birkie) was back. I completed my fifth Birkie this year. Below are GoPro action pictures and videos from my adventure with a Hero5 black attached via the head mount. Very few GoPros on […]

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Wisconsin cross-country ski trails

Five best non-Birkie Wisconsin cross-country ski trails

The American Birkebeiner (Birkie) is of course king when it comes to Wisconsin cross-country ski trails. It is hard to beat a 55 kilometer trail traversing through the Wisconsin northwoods. However, the state boasts an incredible network of skiing trails. I have been skiing in Wisconsin for over 30 years, and I am still finding […]

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Santo Domingo Dominican Republic

Chicago Travel & Adventure Show to plan your next trip

This year the Chicago Travel & Adventure Show comes to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center on February 10 and 11. It is a great opportunity to get ideas and inspiration for your next adventure and to get information from local tourist bureaus, adventure companies, and lodging groups. I have been attending for several years […]

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Ice Age Trail backpacking begins at a trailhead

Ice Age Trail backpacking through the Chequamegon National Forest

Hiking through the remote Chequamegon National Forest in northern Wisconsin has long been on my radar. I once interviewed several hikers who completed the whole trail, and they pointed to this section in Taylor County as their favorite. This speaks volumes since the trail will be 1,100 long when completed. After several years of the idea […]

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