Page 1 of Legendary Hiking Stories with mining ruins

Small direct plunge over the rocks

The Jacobs-Copper Falls Loop

An ambitious plan to hike the lengths of Jacobs and Owl Creek in one large loop introduces a number of new Keweenaw waterfalls and some hard lessons

  • Jacob's Falls
  • Upper Jacob's Falls
  • Arnold Mine Falls
  • Upper Copper Falls
  • Copper Falls
  • Copper Adit Falls
  • Eister Falls
  • Haven Falls
Quick pose

Snowshoeing with Katie at Quincy Falls

Katie and Jacob head out to Quincy for some quick exploring and to test out a crazy new-fangled winter hiking tool: snowshoes.

  • Quincy Falls
  • Upper Quincy Falls
Odd rocks above the falls

Gunshots at Copper Falls

Surprised at the lack of snow Jacob takes a bunch of friends up to the Keweenaw for some quick evening stops.

  • Fenner's Falls
  • Upper Copper Falls
Trickling drop over the shattered rock

Dry Creeks of the Keweenaw

An impatient Faith convinces Jacob to head out for a quick autumn trip to the Keweenaw and a few familiar waterfalls.

  • Copper Falls
  • Ripley Falls
Colored lower shelf

Autumn at Quincy Falls

Jacob returns to Quincy Falls with Steele and Logan in hopes to find more waterfalls higher up in the gorge on a crisp autumn day.

  • Quincy Falls
One last look back at Quincy Mill

Mont Ripley and Quincy Mill Ruins

Only a short distance north of Houghton, Ripley and Quincy Falls make appealing targets for Katie and Jacob on a muggy summer afternoon.

  • Quincy Falls
  • Ripley Falls

Activity Stream

  • Tweeted | Me: only has one pair of shoes for running around town, going to the office, mowing the lawn, etc. Also me: [pic.twitter.com/P9PAxbpd7L]
  • Read Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Neil Gaiman.
  • Tweeted | Digging head first into a difficult coding issue is fun and all but have you tried digging in and realizing that no… [twitter.com/i/web/status/1…]
  • Tweeted | RT @Shutterstock: Announcing Shutterstock's new self-serve #API plans for developers, startups & SMB's. Learn more and get started for free…
  • Created tag v1.0.4 at shutterstock/public-api-javascript-sdk.
View more activities…