Be HAPPY (Virtual) Happy Hour – Tuesday evenings, May 2021

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Be Happy. Grab a beverage of choice and join us for a virtual happy hour during May!        Photo by Hedi LaMarr Photography.

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.

Perfect for a hot summer day: ice-cold lemon water. Photo by Hedi LaMarr Photography

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