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Eastern U.P. Trip Recap – January 2015

A couple weeks ago my wife and I took a quick trip to the Eastern U.P. to pick up some pint glasses from Soo Brewing for our U.P. Bottle Opener and Pint Glass Set. But since it’s about a three hour drive from where we are in Iron Mountain, I wanted to squeeze in a […]

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Why the “No Photo” rule, and other good things to know…

Hey there! I just wanted to take a minute to clarify a few things about our Upper Peninsula Travel Facebook Group. As the group has grown, I’ve chosen to implement a few rules to keep it growing in the direction I want it to go, and I’m going to explain my thinking here as well […]

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U.P. Craft Beer Week 2014

Josh Marenger A Pint Above, Inc. josh@upcraftbeerweek.com 906-420-0779 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: U.P. Craft Beer Week to Celebrate Michigan’s Brewing Culture A Pint Above, Inc. is pleased to announce the third annual U.P. Craft Beer Week. This celebration of Michigan craft beer will take place on September 1st through September 6th, culminating in the Michigan Brewers […]

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#60 – Kayak Copper Harbor

Kayaking Copper Harbor with the Keweenaw Adventure Company is a great way for beginner paddlers to learn the ropes. It’s also a great way for experienced kayakers to get out for an easy paddle if you should find yourself in the Keweenaw wishing you’d brought your kayak. Kayaking with the Keweenaw Adventure Company Sam Raymond […]

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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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