Mountain Climbing

  • Ice Age Trail’s eastern terminus to move to a more ‘picturesque’ location

    The eastern terminus of Wisconsin’s Ice Age Trail is moving this spring to a more picture-perfect location. The 1,200-mile footpath highlights geography carved out by ancient glaciers, winding through some of the state’s most picturesque locations while connecting state parks and greenways. The trail’s western terminus is on a rocky bluff high over the St.…

    Ice Age Trail’s eastern terminus to move to a more ‘picturesque’ location
  • Weekend Roundup: Donations From Yelich, American Family To Upgrade Little League Fields

    Donations from Milwaukee Brewers’ Christian Yelich, American Family and others are going toward fields for Beckum-Stapleton Little League, reports the Journal Sentinel. Beckum-Stapleton Little League is a nonprofit, volunteer organization that’s been around since the 1960s, supporting baseball opportunities for youth on Milwaukee’s north side. With the donations, the league will upgrade dugouts, uniforms and…

    Weekend Roundup: Donations From Yelich, American Family To Upgrade Little League Fields
  • Wisconsin’s State Parks Almost Completely Booked With Campers For Holiday Weekend

    Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said Wisconsin state parks were 99 percent booked for camping through the Fourth of July weekend. Officials said holidays are some of the busiest times for camping at the state parks, but according to Chris Pedretti, business operations section chief at the DNR, the agency is seeing…

    Wisconsin’s State Parks Almost Completely Booked With Campers For Holiday Weekend
  • NRB Starts Review On Granite Peak Ski Area Expansion

    The state’s Natural Resources Board is beginning a review of the Rib Mountain State Park master plan as it decides whether to expand the Granite Peak Ski Area. Members of a park advocacy group are expressing concerns about existing hiking trails. The $50 million ski hill expansion includes plans for new hiking trails, according to…

    NRB Starts Review On Granite Peak Ski Area Expansion
  • With Authorities’ Knowledge, Walk Planned In Penokee Hills’ ‘Off-Limits Zone’

    People are once again heading into the so-called mining “off-limits zone” of the Penokee Hills in northern Wisconsin on Sunday. Around 70 people traveled by snowshoe into the Penokee Hills after state legislators passed a law preventing public access to managed forest law land within 600 feet of mining activity. The Penokee Hills is the…

    With Authorities’ Knowledge, Walk Planned In Penokee Hills’ ‘Off-Limits Zone’