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Hike-A-Thon along the Ringle Segment – Central Moraines Chapter

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

$25.00
Ice Age Trail Alliance, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Central Moraines Hike-A-Thon

Come Explore the scenic Ringle Segment of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Join friends, family, and many other Trail enthusiasts for a great time exploring the Ice Age National Scenic Trail in Marathon County. Help raise funds to conserve, create, maintain, and promote this national treasure.

Explore the Ringle Segment!

Enjoy a gold-colored forest – fall colors at their finest – with this woodland walk along Green Bay Lobe’s terminal moraine. Experience winding boardwalks, small kettle ponds, and an impressively large glacial erratic known as the “stone lion.”

For a donation of $25.00 (or more!), you get:

  • Premier, glacier-carved landscape
  • A fun-filled hike (various distances available)
  • Shuttle service to hike start
  • Delicious refreshments
  • Giveaways

Near Hatley, in northcentral Wisconsin, the remarkable Ringle Segment (see online map) of the Ice Age Trail is worth the Northwoods jaunt. Also, see Ice Age Trail Atlas map [PDF]

Event Details:

The Hike-A-Thon Check-In/Shuttle Service and Finish Line location: Community room, Hatley Branch of the Marathon County Public Library, 435 Curtis Avenue (County Y) in Hatley

Create your own custom hike (self-shuttled) or take one of ours! Choose from these exciting, self-paced, options:

  • 8.5-mile hike from Helf Road to library headquarters with 8:45 a.m. bus departure*. NOTE: The 8:45 am bus is FULL. Please select another hiking option.
  • 8.5-mile hike from Helf Rd to library headquarters with 10:00 a.m. bus departure*.
  • 6.25-mile hike from Hoot Owl Rd to library headquarters with 8:45 a.m. bus departure*.
  • 6.25-mile hike from Hoot Owl to library headquarters with 10:00 a.m. bus departure time*.
  • 3.4-mile hike from Poplar Lane to library headquarters with check-in and volunteer car shuttle anytime between 8:00 a.m. and noon.
  • 1.7-mile hike from Poplar Lane to Duncan Road with check-in and volunteer car shuttle anytime between 8:00 a.m. and noon. (A car shuttle from Duncan Road will be provided when hiker makes request at Duncan Road checkpoint.

*50-person capacity

Also of Note: 

  • Support: Breakfast foods, grab-and-go snacks, and water will be available to hikers throughout the event.
  • Sign-in location: Community room, Hatley Branch of the Marathon County Public Library, 435 Curtis Avenue (County Y) in Hatley
  • Sign-in timeframe: Anytime between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. for self-shuttled and volunteer-shuttled hikers.
  • Shuttle bus departures: A shuttle bus will depart from the library at 8:45 a.m. and again at 10:00 a.m.
  • Checkpoints: water, snacks, and exit shuttles (at a hiker’s request), will be available at Hoot Owl Drive, Poplar Lane, and Duncan Road
  • Sign-out: 4:00 p.m. for all hikers.

Support the Ice Age Trail:

Help us raise $5,000 to support the work of the Central Moraines Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance.

  • Alliance-member, suggested minimum donation: $25.00 (a tax-deductible gift) per adult participant, or collect a minimum donation of $25 through pledges. (Alliance-member price)
  • Non-Alliance-member, suggested minimum donation: $25.00 (a tax-deductible gift per adult participant, or collect a minimum donation of $25 through pledges. However, non-members can donate an additional $25 (or more!) to have the option of a one-year Alliance membership ($50.00).

 

 

 

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED (October 3, 2022).

Event Sponsors:

Thank you to these area businesses for their generous support of our 2022 Hike-A-Thon!

Please Note:

  • We will follow, and expect all participants to follow, CDC guidelines, in effect at the time of the event, for Covid-19 and variants.
  • In the event of severe or threatening weather, for safety reasons, we may need to cancel this event last minute.  If this happens, we will be unable to refund donations.
  • Pets are welcome but must be on leash and under control at all times.

Details

Date:
October 8
Time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$25.00
Event Category:
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Organizer

Rachel Riehle
Phone:
715 571-6917
Email:
rlriehle1973@gmail.com

Venue

CEMO, Hatley Library
435 Curtis Ave.
Hatley, WI 54440 United States
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