We said farewell to Winter with a trip to the U.P. this week. Awesome weather for a snowshoe/X-country ski outing. Skied and snowshoed up, and I do stress up, to Lake of the Clouds overlook. Used Fischer Nordic Cruiser skis and carried Northern Lite snowshoes on our packs, all needed to reach our destination. Was well worth the effort for the spectacular views.
The following day we snowshoed to Conglomerate Falls on the Black River. This river features quite a few waterfalls on its descent into Lake Superior. All are easily reached from County Road 513. You can access the North Country Trail here for some great hiking along the Black River canyon.