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Trailtessa: Be HAPPY Happy Hour Virtual Presentation Series

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Ice Age Trail, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Be Happy Virtual Happy Hour, Trailtessa, Force of Nature

Trailtessa Retreats: super fun events designed by women for women.


Re-discover YOU with plenty of permission to beBE YOU: Bold. Audacious. Strong. Adventurous. You get to choose to be any way you want to BE.

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 ReConnected. 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.

Registration: $25 non-refundable fee to save your seat at the virtual workshops. Registration cost includes all four presentations, resources and recordings.

To learn more about this event and to REGISTER go to: Trailtessa: Be HAPPY

Ice Age Trail Alliance, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Ice Age Trail, Sauk Point Segment Ice Age Trail Alliance, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Year-End Campaign 2018, $60.000 Challenge Match


Photos by Hedi LaMarr Photography, Cameron Gillie, Around Wisco, and Dineo Dowd.


May 11
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:


Virtual – ZOOM


Ice Age Trail Alliance