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#59 – Visit the Copper Peak – The Eiffel Tower of the North!

The Copper Peak ski flying hill in Ironwood, MI is pretty awesome. The structure towers 241 feet above the crest of the hill on which it stands. It’s marketed as “The Eiffel Tower of the North” and honestly that’s not too far off. It’s also marketed as an “adventure ride.” Copper Peak adventure ride – […]

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An Interview with Marcelo Marcondes Galizio (aka – The guy who kayaked over Tahquamenon Falls)

I first met Brazil native Marcelo during a whitewater-rafting trip through Piers Gorge with Northwood’s Adventures. He was helping them out as a guide while in the Upper Peninsula for a few weeks. Why had he ventured up here from Brazil, I asked? He said he came to kayak over the nearly fifty foot high […]

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#58 – Tour Drummond Island on an ATV

Beaver ATV Rental’s – A Great Way to Explore Drummond Island If you’re cool with hopping on an ATV for a couple of hours, a tour with Beaver ATV rentals is a perfect way to see some of Drummond Island’s highlights and get a feel for what this awesome island is all about. “Most people […]

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Fishing Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Though I grew up fishing and enjoy it very much, I haven’t been out much over the last few years. I plan to change that in the very near future. However, Joe Laing from of El Monte RV still gets out often and offered to write about a few choice fishing spots in the Upper […]

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#57 – Eat, Drink and Stay at Fitzgerald’s Eagle River Inn

The Fitz – A Must Stop in the Keweenaw The Fitz (aka The Eagle River Inn and Fitzgerald’s Restaurant) is the sort of place I’m surprised isn’t famous across the Upper Peninsula. But if the current owners keep doing what they’ve been doing, it will be before long. In fact, I’ve already witnessed “word” spreading. […]

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Announcing Keweenaw Coffee Works

Contact:        Valerie Baciak Telephone:   906-337-6220 Email:            val@keweenawcoffeeworks.com Website:        www.keweenawcoffeeworks.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2013 WANTED: LOCAL COFFEE ROASTER SEEKS NORTH WOODS COFFEE ENTHUSIASTS Keweenaw Coffee Works Launches Roastery and Tasting Room in Calumet, MI Calumet, MI, (July 15, 2013) – Wanted: Coffee […]

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