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Porcupine Mountains Visitor Center

Porcupine Mountains Backpacking! Intermediate - Meals Included

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Porcupine Mountains Backpacking! Intermediate - Meals Included
Porcupine Mountains Backpacking! Intermediate - Meals Included

Time & Location

Sep 22, 2023, 12:00 PM CDT – Sep 24, 2023, 12:00 PM CDT

Porcupine Mountains Visitor Center, 33303 Headquarters Rd, Ontonagon, MI 49953, USA

About the Event

Join us for our annual Porcupine Mountains Backpacking trip.  Limited to just 10 participants, this beautiful 18-mile stretch is intended for intermediate backpackers due to the rugged terrain and remote location.  Each day, we will travel along the Lake Superior shoreline through old growth forest. We'll hike to our designated site each day and enjoy the spectacular views of the lakeshore, rain or shine (hopefully just shine). The back country campsites have basic fire rings and bear poles for hanging food. There will be plenty of opportunities for swimming and snapping fall photos. We will check out some great waterfalls too! Northern lights over the lake are also a possibility if we're lucky.  All meals are included as well as water purification both in camp and on trail. 

Difficulty: Intermediate 

This hike is intended for experienced backpackers due to cooler fall temperatures, shorter days, remote location, and rugged terrain. The ability to travel light makes a big difference on this hike. 

Price: $350

Early Bird price is $325 if you register by May 1st.

Upon registration, you will have access to the event group where the gear list and directions can be found.


• Permits 

• Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast 

• Group gear (tarp, kitchen gear, etc.) 

• Comprehensive group med kit 

• Satellite communication

• Group water purification

• Endless campfire stories :)  

Not Included (Rental gear available including packs, superior gear hammocks, trekking poles, etc.):

• Parking fees >>> Carpooling is recommended 

• Personal items (sleeping bag, tent, clothes, etc.)  

Please contact us with any questions at

This event has a group. You’re welcome to join the group once you register for the event.


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