Snowshoeing

Picture of two people snowshoeing on a path through trees

Take the path less traveled

There is no better way to enjoy the pristine solitude of Northern Minnesota’s forests than on a pair of snowshoes. Let an experienced guide take you off the beaten path on an interpretive hike through the powdery woods of Cook County. Walk through snow covered trees, follow fox tracks, explore frozen beaver ponds, all under the safe and knowledgeable eye of an experienced guide. Bring the whole family and learn local natural history. Take the path less traveled and have a genuine North Shore experience.
 
We are now offering both private and group Snowshoeing Tours. Please note the price difference in the listings below.


Half Day Snowshoeing Tour

Picture of a young girl pausing from her snowshoe trek to catch snowflakes in her mouth
Half Day Group Snowshoeing Tours are $49/person for adults and $36/person for children 12 and under. Half Day Private Individual Tours are $125/person. These tours are designed for all ages and abilities. Meet at Stone Harbor at 9:00 a.m. to get sized for equipment. From there, your guide takes you to the woods, where you can discover the beauty of the North Shore’s boreal forests. Your guide brings snacks and hot beverages and returns you to Stone Harbor by 12:00 p.m.


What We Provide
  • Snowshoes
  • Trekking poles
  • Snack & warm beverages
  • Transportation to and from hiking location

 

Recommended Packing List
  • Warm clothing that allows for plenty of movement
  • Recommend that you dress in layers to accommodate variable weather conditions and different levels of exertion throughout the day
  • A waterproof shell (top and bottom) for your outer layer
  • Wicking base layer
  • Warm wool socks
  • Winter hat
  • Warm, waterproof gloves that offer good dexterity
  • Neck gaiter or scarf that can cover your mouth and nose
  • Waterproof winter snow boots
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses and strap
  • Water bottle or hydration pack (we have filtered water here at the store, if you need to fill it)
  • If needed: medications; eye glasses and/or contact lenses and spare(s)
  • Optional: camera in a waterproof, protective case

Are you missing something from the equipment list? All participants receive a 10% discount at Stone Harbor on the day before and the day of the trip. Or if you prefer, we rent high quality Wintergreen clothing to keep you toasty warm.


All Stone Harbor tours and instruction require active, physical participation on the part of the guest. You must sign the Stone Harbor Guided Tours and Instructional Activities Waiver and Release of Liability form and the Stone Harbor Confidential Medical History form prior to participating in any Stone Harbor tour or instruction. Please call us at 218-387-3136 if you have any questions about the physical requirements or the risks associated with the activities.

Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply requires tours to be paid in full at the time of booking. If a cancellation notice is given greater than 48 hours before the scheduled tour, a full refund is granted, minus the $20 processing fee per person. No refund is given for cancellations within 48 hours of the tour.

If Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply cancels a tour ahead of time due to weather or other unforeseeable events, a full refund is given. Please note that light rain, snow, fog, or cooler temperatures do not cancel a tour. We are prepared with the correct equipment for different weather conditions.

We are committed to your safety. Our safety policy can be found here.

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