With the help of last winter’s Ice Caves phenomena, we hosted a record number of people to Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands this season. Many who had trekked across the ice to experience the Sea Caves for the first time came back to get an up close and personal view of this beautiful coastline by sea kayak. Others were Living Adventure ‘frequent flyers’ continuing to build on their sea kayaking experiences with us from half-day and day trips to extended overnight trips. Our most popular overnights this summer were our four day Archipelagos and many of them were custom trips: i.e. folks putting together their own groups and choosing dates that worked for them. [Read More]
This year the snow taunts us as it clings to slopes at our local ski area and creeps towards old age in hidden piles on the north sides of forested ravines. Stubborn lake ice is on tour, vacationing at far flung harbors from Saxon, WI to Marquette, MI to Two Harbors, MN where locals hold their breath as the fickle fate of the wind threatens cancellation of fishing tournaments and island bird watching festivals. (click on photos to enlarge) [Read More]
It seems A.D.D. is not just for hyper kids and over stressed workers. This spring both Lake Superior ice and weather seem to be having trouble staying focused on one task – WARMING UP! [Read More]
Around the end of May each year, Living Adventure staff converge in the Bayfield area to begin training for their summer work. Each season we have 30 or so talented employees whose job profiles spread across four departments; sea kayak guides, office personnel, field operations specialists and kitchen staff. Division managers oversee each area, keeping it all coordinated and fluid.
Lake Superior is a national treasure. It feels like an ocean with endless boundaries and possibilities. A day on Lake Superior leaves you exhilarated, connected, restored. The Lake’s energy courses through your bones right to your soul.[Read More]