A Rewarding Hike to Bulldog Falls

The Yellow Dog River is well known for it’s impressive Yellow Dog Falls. However, it is deep within the boundaries of the McCormick Wilderness Area that the river truly shines. McCormick Wilderness Trailhead Bulldog Falls is one of the many waterfalls along Yellow Dog River and one of the most impressive. With several drops, a... Continue Reading →

Bushwhacking to Mulligan Falls

Mulligan Falls is one of those remote, wild waterfalls that has no easy access point. There are no established trails through the overgrown banks, not even a game path. But at 40 feet in height and with multiple drops, all different from the last, the incentive is too good to pass up. We parked at the... Continue Reading →

The Hills of Blind 35

Welcome to the Huron Mountains. That's the message we received when we crested the top of the Blind 35 Hill. No special platform, no group of people. Just simply the mountains. Since buying the property in the area, we have been eyeing the massive rock face that we have begun to call Odin's High Chair. It... Continue Reading →

Hiking Thomas Rock

Thomas Rock, previously known as Gobbler's Knob, may not have the 360-degree views that the neighboring Sugarloaf Mountain has, but it still offers something spectacular. We discovered this scenic site back in 2013 and it has yet to lose its charm. Visitors follow a paved, interpretive trail to the top where they are greeted with... Continue Reading →

Climbing the AAA Walls

"Welcome to the AAA Walls" The sign that greeted us was dwarfed by the massive rock wall looming before us. Based on topographical maps, we knew that something pretty large sat near AAA Road (Marquette County, Upper Peninsula) but we never suspected it was a solid wall of rock. "With your help, climbing is permitted... Continue Reading →

Discover Leatherby Falls

Leatherby Falls is one of the most impressive and unique Michigan waterfalls we have visited. Chutes, drops, slides, cascades...you name it, it has it. Photo by Steve Lucas Located on the West Branch Huron River, this waterfall is wild and very remote, which of course is one of the reasons we love it. It's made... Continue Reading →

A Quiet Escape: Black Slate Falls

Black Slate Falls is small but it offers so much. With variety levels in the drops, the roughness of stone, and the overall peacefulness of the area, Black Slate Falls makes the perfect location for a quiet escape. Black Slate Falls is located just east of L'Anse, Michigan on the Slate River. It's easy to... Continue Reading →

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