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TAG Snowmobile Adventure 2023

Adventure through the heart of Copper Country in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula!



Join us for a snowmobile adventure through Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula.

Pack your bags and strap them to your sled because this year we are doing something different. An overnight adventure from Houghton/Hancock to High Rock Bay at the northernmost tip of Michigan!

Thursday we will stay in Dollar Bay, Friday night we will stay in Copper Harbor after a long day of exploring the peninsula and watching the sunset from Brockway Mountain, and Saturday we will return to Dollar Bay.


Sled rentals will be available right at our starting point for approx $235/day. You will need to rent for 2 days.


Adventure Details:

  • Location: Dollar Bay, Michigan

  • Date: February 23-26

  • Booking Fee $250.00

  • Space is limited to 10 attendees

(includes lodging and course materials only)



THIS EVENT IS FOR GUILD MEMBERS ONLY:


ALREADY A MEMBER?


With hundreds of miles of meticulously maintained snowmobile trails and thousands of acres of accessible backcountry and an average of 270 inches of snow annually Michigan’s upper peninsula is a snowmobiler’s dream destination.



We will be teaching the TAG Snowmobiling Merit Badge and will instruct you on how to safely operate a snow machine and have the opportunity to learn riding techniques in the best on and off-trail riding in the Midwest.

Itinerary:

  • Thursday, February 23th - 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Meet at our lodge for dinner and orientation

  • Friday, February 24th - 8:00 a.m. Snowmobile training and guided adventure

  • Saturday, February 25th - Snowmobile Adventure

  • Sunday, February 26th - 12:00 p.m. Check out


Requirements:


Equipment Options:

  • Bring your own snowmobile

  • Snowmobile Rental

  • Rental available for approximately $235 per day

  • Rental info will be made available after booking


Recommended Gear List:

  • Snowmobile Helmet with heated shield (Rental Available, Must Reserve in Advance)

  • Snowmobile jacket

  • Snowmobile bibs or snowmobile suit (Limited Rental Available, Must Reserve in Advance)

  • Snowmobile gloves

  • Snowmobile-appropriate boots (Snowboard boots or well-insulated and supported boots)

  • Base layer shirt and pants

  • Mid-layer shirt and pants

  • Quality cold weather socks

  • Balaclava or face mask (Recommend Klim brand)


*All participants must provide or rent their own snowmobile (and/or) snowmobile riding and safety gear.


You need proper apparel. Make sure you dress in layers to be prepared for changing weather conditions which can vary greatly from when you start your trip to when you return. Wind chill factors experienced along with your moving snowmobile must also be managed to prevent potential effects from frostbite and hypothermia. Most importantly, always avoid cotton materials in all your clothing layers since cotton can get wet and freeze and does not wick moisture away from your body, drastically reducing your comfort and safety.




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