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Survivors on Snowshoes at Walla-Hi Park - Saturday, January 16!
Before some of our snowshoer's headed out on the trail they stopped for a quick "socially-distanced" (by household) photo! We started this outing several years ago in conjunction with the annual "Hunting for a Cure" fundraiser and, even though this year's event was significantly limited (due to COVID-19) it was still a beautiful day to "Survive, Thrive & Be Fit"!
Thank you again to the organizers and participants in this year's limited version of the Hunting for a Cure fundraising event! We appreciate your continued support... and really felt bad we weren't able to finish up our Survivors on Snowshoes outing with a stop at Laack's Tavern & Ballroom for the fun and festivities!
Submitted by Sue Zalewski (January 14, 2021)
How to enjoy the beautiful winter weather and stay warm doing it!
Thanks to Wigwam’s donation of socks (including these liners) my feet
stayed warm and dry yesterday while sitting out on Mauthe Lake for 4
hours. We were celebrating John’s birthday ice fishing. I caught more
than he did!!!
Submitted by Tim E. Renzelmann (January 4, 2021)
One of my intentions for 2021 is to hike, run or snowshoe the approximate 36-mile section of the Ice Age Trail between Hwy P near Glenbeulah and Ridge Road near Kewaskum in short out & back segments. I kicked that off on January 2nd with a 3.5 hour snowshoe starting at about 430A! There was about 3-4 inches of fresh snow and occasional fog. The extra moisture in the air froze on the branches and shimmered under the light of my headlamp! It was so beautiful... I was sad to see daylight arrive!
I thought of a several of our ST&BF survivor-athletes when I arrived at the Ridge Road trailhead, which is where we started our three-day/36-mile backpacking trip in May of 2015!