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Points Unknown: Women’s Winter Adventure 2018 DOG MUSHING!

January 24, 2018

Coming February 8, 2018. You had us at sled dogs! Join Points Unknown for their Women’s Winter Adventure, a long weekend in the northern Minnesota wilderness. A small group of lucky women will receive detailed, individual, hands-on instruction on how to mush their own team of sled dogs. Navigation and wilderness survival skills will also […]

45NRTH Whiteout

January 26, 2017

Coming February 3, 2017. Yeti sightings possible but not guaranteed! It’s the 45NRTH Whiteout, a fat bike race on the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trails in Ironton, Minnesota. The fun starts Friday with a night ride and lighting of the inaugural Ring of Fire (bonfire) complete with s’mores, prizes, and even a Meat Raffle! Saturday is the 10K, 20K, or […]

Unleash the SHE

April 14, 2016

Coming May 1, and October 23, 2016. The Land of 10,000 Lakes state has 2 ways for you to show your support in the fight against ovarian cancer. Head to Rochester or Bloomington for the Unleash the SHE (Strength, Health and Empowerment) 5K and 10K women only races. (The guys can also show their support […]

Monster Dash Half Marathon and 10-Mile

October 29, 2015

Coming October 31, 2015. Grrrr…it’s the Monster Dash Half Marathon and 10-Mile race in St. Paul, Minnesota! Start Halloween day off with a chipped-timed race through the tree-lined streets of scenic downtown St. Paul – maybe even set a personal best since this course is all downhill! Get into the spirit of season with fellow […]

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

May 20, 2015

Coming October 4, 2015. Known as the most beautiful urban marathon in America, the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon starts in Minneapolis and crosses into St. Paul, hence the name Twin Cities. It’s a point-to-point course that takes you through tree lined streets and parkways, around four picturesque lakes, along the mighty Mississippi River, and ends […]

Valentine’s Evening Snowshoe Hike with REI Outdoor School

February 13, 2015

Coming February 14, 2015. A romantic night in the Land of 10,000 Lakes! Bundle up and join the REI Outdoor School for a Valentine’s Evening Snowshoe Hike at Lake Elmo Park Reserve due east of Minneapolis, Minnesota. No experience necessary – they’ll teach you snowshoeing techniques for ascending, descending and breaking trail in the snow, […]

Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota

February 18, 2014

Celebrate the winter with a trip to Voyageurs National Park. This small park in northern Minnesota, established in 1975, has three scenic snowshoe trails that are a manageable 1.5 to 2.5 mile trek, and they even offer a free loan program where you can borrow snowshoes at the visitor center. Or enjoy the miles of […]

Dog Sledding and Winter Fun by Adventures in Good Company

November 6, 2013

Coming February 1, 2014. Mush! Join Adventures in Good Company on their Dog Sledding and Winter Fun tour. Five days filled with snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and of course, dog sledding in the winter wilderness of Minnesota. Meals, lodging, equipment, local transportation included. Grab your girlfriends, warm parkas, and mush!

Women Exploring Wilderness BWCA Guided Group Canoe Trip by Piragis Northwoods Company

April 16, 2013

Coming July 13, 2013. Grab your girlfriends and join the Women Exploring Wilderness  BWCA Guided Group Canoe Trip. The experienced folks at Piragis Northwoods Company will teach you the skills necessary to feel comfortable in the wilderness, and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA) in Northeastern Minnesota is just the place to do that. There […]

Superior Hike and Explore by Wilderness Inquiry

August 13, 2012

Coming September 14-16, 2012. This 3-day, all-women Superior Hike and Explore by Wilderness Inquiry takes you to enjoy the fall colors and the lush forests and parks of Minnesota’s North Shore, the beaches of Lake Superior and the harbor village of Grand Marais. The price includes all of your meals, gear, shuttles and best of […]