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BEGINS IN: HOUGHTON, MICHIGAN

Isle Royale, Lake Superior and the Keweenaw Peninsula

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Program #1583RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Nancy from Sterling Hts, MI Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/28/13 - 08/03/13
The Isle Royale adventure was everything they promised it to be. A great learning and exploring of the wilderness. I would highly recommend this trip.

Bernie from Pewee Valley, KY Number of programs attended: 18
Date attended: 07/14/13 - 07/20/13
Our leaders, John and Ann Mahan's love of the Island was very evident in wanting to share their knowledge in lectures, slide presentations, and field trips. A great trip!

Linda from Columbia, MO Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 07/28/13 - 08/03/13
Excellent program run by Ann and John Mahan. They thought of everything. Logistics were impressive, scenery beautiful, and accommodations comfortable.

Don from Walloon Lake, MI Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/28/13 - 08/03/13
The Isle Royale trip / adventure is worth your time if you value nature, remoteness, the joy of daily gifts from nature, a sense of the past being in the present. The instructors Ann and John Mahan are excellent and impart their joy and love of the Island in all they do. This Island is a treasure as National Park for wolves and moose research and for personal renewal.

Eleanor from Moose Lake, MN Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 07/28/13 - 08/03/13
A wonderful place for a single person to safely get out and experience wilderness and its beauty.

Jeff from Escondido, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/14/13 - 07/20/13
The trip to Isle Royale is a wonderful experience.

Diane from Pittsburgh, PA Number of programs attended: 30
Date attended: 06/24/12 - 06/30/12
Just returned this afternoon from Isle Royale. What an exciting experience. John and Ann Mahan are the most knowledgeable instructors we have had. Rachelle Bachran is a site coordinator par excellance. Everything went so smoothly it was unbelieveable. And we were blessed with the perfect weather for the entire week. Our lodge accommodations were in the recently remodeled section and were very comfortable. Chef Brett did a super job with the meals every day. The programs and hikes were interesting and challenging. Be sure and bring a walking stick and have good footwear. Also the lemon/eucalyptus insect repellant works well against the black flies. The crossing on the ferry was smooth as silk in both directions. But it is a remote location - cell phones don't work, there is no TV and no public internet. But there are loons and solitude. Those taking the later July trip have a real treat in store.


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