Be Happy. During the month of May, join the Ice Age Trail Alliance and special guests for an introduction to hiking with a virtual workshop series.
Be Connected. Take time to connect with one of your passions, learn tips and tricks from experts, and be part of a community of like-minded Ice Age Trail enthusiasts who follow their joy exploring the Ice Age Trail.
Be Happy (Virtual) Happy Hour Workshop Sessions:
May 4: Trail Mama
- Meet Kathy Vincent, the first female thru-hiker back in 1997. Kathy’s special claim to fame includes the fact she hiked the entire Ice Age Trail with her then 2-year-old daughter.
May 11: Stories from the Ice Age Trail: Same Trail, Different Path
- Hear the adventures of female Thousand-Milers who completed the Trail as a thru-hiker (JeanMarie Gossard & Kelsey Judge) or as a segment hiker (Lou Ann Novak).
May 18: Becoming a Thousand-Miler
- Meet Melanie McManus who set the first female Fastest Known Time record on the Trail, and then two years later, ran it again from the other direction.
May 25: Hiker Safety for Women
- Join us to learn tips and tricks for staying safe on the Ice Age Trail whether you are hiking long distances or out for a morning stroll.
Details: Tuesday evenings in May, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Presentations will be recorded.
Registration fee (includes all four presentations): $25