Snowy Woods and the Age of GPS

Thick snow and cold blankets the Upper Peninsula, a sight that is both familiar and new to Jacob and his hiking partners. Exploring the barren woods while trudging through feet of white fluff is a different way to experience winter in Michigan. While most of the waterfalls are hidden from sight explorations still happen, with the hope of finding new suspect waterfalls buried in snow and confirming old spots using a new GPS.

Katie and Logan posing near Hungarian Falls
A snowy car wreck

The Wreck of St Louis Gorge

Faith and Jacob head up past Hancock for some slushy hikes and a needed distraction from distressing recent events.

  • St Louis Falls
A snowy path and trestle

Short Winter Trip to Bruce Crossing

Looking for a long drive and easy visit, Jacob and Katie head down to Bruce Crossing for breakfast and waterfalls.

  • Bond Falls
  • Agate Falls
An alert waterfall hunter

Evening Trip to Wyandotte and Beyond

The snow-covered Wyandotte and O Kun de Kun Falls make for an easy trip after a tough Monday workday.

  • Wyandotte Falls
  • O Kun De Kun Falls
  • Konteko Falls
Water peeping out through the snow

Scouting a Snowy Slate River

Over a mild winter weekend Jacob and Logan head out with the intention of mapping out all of the waterfalls along Slate River of Baraga County.

  • Quartzite Falls
  • Black Slate Falls
  • Erick's Falls
  • Big Erick's Falls
  • Slate River Falls
  • Ecstasy Falls
  • Slide Falls
  • Kukuck's Falls
Faith excited about the frozen waterfall

Snow and Ice of Redridge

Suffering from a bad case of cabin fever, Faith and Cory tag along for a trip out to Redridge and Freda to get away from college responsibilities for a short time.

  • Redridge Dam Falls
Copper City across the open meadow

Quick Wintery Stop in Copper City

With only a few coordinates left to collect Jacob and Logan head up to Copper City for a quick tromp through the Keweenaw snow.

  • Fenner's Falls
  • Queen Anne's Falls
  • Trap Rock River 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
Logan hanging out on the frozen river

Hacking through Tag Alders of Gratiot

Looking to test the limits of the GPS Jacob and Logan head up to Five Mile Point Road to record some waterfalls along the Gratiot River.

  • Gratiot River Falls
  • Conglomerate Falls
  • Silver Creek Falls
  • Eagle River Falls
Snowy gorge below

Doing Some Homework at Hungarian and St Louis

Curious about some potential waterfalls in the Keweenaw, Jacob takes Logan for a warm wintertime slog through deep snow.

  • Hungarian Falls
  • St Louis Falls
Looking down the cold valley

Cold and Frozen Hungarian Falls

Relishing in the weekend cold front, Katie and Jacob take Logan out for a wintertime visit of Hungarian Falls.

  • Hungarian Falls

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