Backpacking

Porcupine Mountains, MI

Come explore one of the Midwest’s best backpacking locations, with over 90 miles of backcountry trails the Porcupine Mountains are a must see location. Home to virgin forests and secluded lakes and rivers, the “Porkies” are one of the last remaining wilderness areas in the Midwest. Your group will spend 4 days and 3 nights hiking, seeing wildlife, exploring waterfalls, relaxing around a campfire, and creating friendships that will last a lifetime. What better way to get to know some class mates and learn about life at UW-L.

Dates: Sunday August 24 and ending Friday August 29

Cost: $395.00

Participant Max: 9

Experience Needed:  No previous backpacking experience is required; however, good physical condition is required to assure an enjoyable experience.  The terrain is steep and varied, you will be hiking between 3 - 9 miles a day depending on the itinerary and carrying approximately 40lbs of gear in your backpack.