Walk Around the Block

W.A.B
Walk Around the Block

Out There Nordic will be hosting a local Walk Around the Block on October 2, 2022. The goal is to use pole hiking as a means of endurance training for a half/ full ski marathon, to get outside or for exercise. The key to this event is gradually building up miles or k’s prior to the big day. Out There Nordic will be hosting pole hikes from May to August. If the 28 mile Walk Around the Block is too much to bite off this season, please feel free to join us for the Pole Hike options.

There is a prize available to those who are committed to make themselves better. The first 8 participants that complete 3 of 5 hikes AND complete the Walk Around the Block with us will receive a Specialty Out There Nordic piece of clothing. Please note that there is a set course of 28 miles for the Walk Around the Block in the Blue Hills. This tried and true course involves blacktop, gravel roads and has some elevation gain.

Pole Hikes
May 14th 1:00pm Meet at Murphy’s Flowage Parking lot
Leek Hunt – join us for a gravel pole hike to find and harvest “the gourmet’s onion”. Bring your poles, choice of digging tool and means of hauling your treasure back out. Please feel free to bring your Fav Brew to share.

May 28 2:00pm
Hike & Brew – join us in exploring a three mile pole hike of Sandrock Cliffs near Grantsburg, WI. We will head to Brickfield Brewing in Grantsburg to recount the tales of the trails.

June 18 2:00pm
Hike & Brew – join us for a 5 mile + pole hike at Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area for a tour of the trails. A vehicle pass will need to be purchased. When we get our fill of the trail, we will recover at the Bloomer Brewing Co..

July 16 2:00pm
Hike & Brew – join us for a tour of Rice Lake’s own Cedarside trail. You can leave from Agonic for a 7ish mile round trip or join us on the South end for the return trip. Once our pole hike is complete, we will be visiting Agonic Brewing Co.

August 27 2:00pm
Hike & Brew – We will be pole hiking at Morgan Fall St. Peters Dome Recreation Area near Marengo, WI . A pass will need to be purchased. This 3.8 mile hike involves stunning views and some challenging terrain. Brewery of choice is TBD. Let us know if you have a suggestion.

Please contact Kris Hanson at OTN at 715.234.7765 or krisoutthere@gmail.com  No registration needed, we will be keeping track of attendees.

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