A Northwoods Skiing and Snowshoeing Adventure
Winter’s no time to hibernate! Discover regional ecology and enjoy the great outdoors as you learn how to snowshoe and cross-country ski from experts in the Sylvania Wilderness Area.
Program No. 7310RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Cross-country ski and snowshoe through the deep forests of the Northern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Sylvania Wilderness Area. Witness how wildlife adapts to survive the winter season on a different trail each day, skiers choice. Our professional instructors offer beginner skiers instruction on movement on classical skis, up and downhill techniques, kicking, gliding and poling, as well as instruction to all levels of ski and snowshoe abilities.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Ski trail route distances vary from 2-5 miles/half day to 3-8 miles/full day. Elevations of 1650 to 1850 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy naturalist-led ski and snowshoe excursions through different habitat as local experts provide insight into Northwoods winter ecology.
  • Learn from professional ski instructors no matter you ability level, and test out your snowshoe skills at Sylvania Wilderness and Bond Falls!
  • Experience a nighttime snowshoe outing on a candle-lit trail!

General Notes

Snowshoe and cross-country ski equipment (classic) available.
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Cheryl Todea
Cheryl Todea has been at Trees For Tomorrow since 2000, where she has served as a teacher and naturalist. She was named operations manager in 2014, and previously held the interim executive director position. In addition to managing the overall operations of the organization, Cheryl is responsible for group programming and personnel management. Cheryl earned a degree in environmental education from University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point and worked previously for the Girl Scouts and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, birding, and knitting.
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Kim Trinkle
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Cheryl Todea
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Vern Gentele
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