Demo Days & Special Events

Demo Days & Special Events

 

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Jul
23
Tue
Isle Royale Backpacking or Sea Kayaking Trip @ Isle Royale National Park
Jul 23 – Jul 30 all-day
Isle Royale Backpacking or Sea Kayaking Trip @ Isle Royale National Park

Join CrawDaddy Outdoors for a trip of a lifetime. Explore Isle Royale National Park, an island in Lake Superior, via backpacking or kayaking. The least visited National Park in the lower 48 will amaze you with beauty and true wilderness.

$650 backpacking / $720 kayaking

*Cost includes transportation, all meals, guided experience and any gear you need to borrow for trip.

Itinerary: Click Here

Equipment List: Click Here

Trip/Activity Sign-Up Form: Click Here

Participation Agreement Form: Click Here

Release of Liability Statement Form: Click Here

 

 

Oct
3
Thu
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Backpacking or Sea Kayaking Trip @ Lake Superior
Oct 3 – Oct 8 all-day
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Backpacking or Sea Kayaking Trip @ Lake Superior

The serenity of Lake Superior will wash away your stress during this weekend getaway. Enjoy scenes of the beautiful lakeshore, walk on the sandy beaches and camp at some awesome sites. This National Lakeshore is one of the truly beautiful places Lake Superior has to offer.

*Cost includes transportation, all meals, guided experience and any gear you need to borrow for trip.

Itinerary: Click Here

Equipment List: Click Here

Trip/Activity Sign-Up Form: Click Here

Participation Agreement Form: Click Here

Release of Liability Statement Form: Click Here

May
16
Fri
Beginners Backpacking Trip @ Ingawanis Woodland
May 16 – May 18 all-day
Beginners Backpacking Trip @ Ingawanis Woodland | Janesville | Iowa | United States

Not sure where to begin or if you’ll even enjoy tromping through the woods? Sign up for this great introductory trip to backpacking. This is a great weekend event the whole family can enjoy. Backpack the trails at Ingawanis Woodland. Our staff will teach you the basics of backpacking, explain the gear, show you how to properly pack your pack and you can enjoy some real “backpacking” food.

*$85.00 per person trip cost includes transportation, all meals, guided experience, any gear you need to borrow for trip.

Itinerary: Click Here

Equipment List: Click Here

Trip Sign-Up + Participation Agreement Form: Click Here

Annual Health & Medical Form: Click Here

Release of Liability Statement Form: Click Here

CrawDaddy Trip Photo Gallery: Click Here

 

May
15
Fri
Beginners Backpacking Trip @ Yellow River State Forest
May 15 – May 17 all-day
Beginners Backpacking Trip @ Yellow River State Forest | Janesville | Iowa | United States

A great way to learn all about overnight backpacking, trip planning and food preparation. This beginner level trip takes place at Yellow River State Forest in NE IA. This trip is appropriate for all ages and fitness levels. No prior backpacking or hiking experience is needed.

*$85.00 per person trip cost includes transportation, all meals, guided experience, any gear you need to borrow for trip.

Itinerary: Click Here

Equipment List: Click Here

Trip Sign-Up + Participation Agreement Form: Click Here

Annual Health & Medical Form: Click Here

Release of Liability Statement Form: Click Here

CrawDaddy Trip Photo Gallery: Click Here

 

Sep
22
Tue
Isle Royale Backpacking Trip @ Isle Royale National Park
Sep 22 – Sep 28 all-day
Isle Royale Backpacking Trip @ Isle Royale National Park | Houghton | Michigan | United States

The least visited National Park in the lower 48 states is calling your name. Join Darrin Siefken as he leads you through this majestic wilderness area. Learn about the moose and wolf populations while you explore the island on foot. The greenstone rocks and stunning views of Lake Superior provide a true wilderness experience. This trip is not for beginners. Previous backpacking experience or good physical fitness is highly recommended. A ferry will transport you from Grand Portage, MN to the island. From there, you will navigate around and through the island to the ferry pick up point. There is no electricity, no cell towers, and no vehicles – simply you, your feet, and nature. Trip cost includes transportation from/to Waverly, IA to Grand Portage, MN, the ferry ride to the island (and back), all gear and meals along with the expertise of a 10-time visitor to the island.

*$650 per person trip cost includes transportation, all meals, guided experience and any gear you need to borrow for trip.

Itinerary: Click Here

Equipment List: Click Here

Trip Sign-Up + Participation Agreement Form: Click Here

Annual Health & Medical Form: Click Here

Release of Liability Statement Form: Click Here

CrawDaddy Trip Photo Gallery: Click Here

May
20
Fri
Beginning Backpacking / Hammock Camping @ Ingawanis Woodland
May 20 – May 22 all-day
Beginning Backpacking / Hammock Camping @ Ingawanis Woodland | Janesville | Iowa | United States

A great way to learn all about overnight backpacking and hammock camping, trip planning and food preparation. This beginner level trip takes place at Ingawanis Woodland near Waverly, Iowa.  This trip is appropriate for all ages and fitness levels. No prior backpacking or hiking experience is needed.

*$85.00 per person trip cost includes transportation, all meals, guided experience, any gear you need to borrow for trip.

Sample Itinerary: Click Here

Sample Equipment List: Click Here

Trip Sign-Up + Participation Agreement Form: Click Here

Annual Health & Medical Form: Click Here

Release of Liability Statement Form: Click Here

CrawDaddy Trip Photo Gallery: Click Here

 

Aug
2
Tue
Isle Royale Kayaking Trip @ Isle Royale National Park
Aug 2 – Aug 7 all-day
Isle Royale Kayaking Trip @ Isle Royale National Park | Houghton | Michigan | United States

The least visited National Park in the lower 48 states is calling your name. Join Darrin Siefken as he leads you through this majestic wilderness area. Learn about the moose and wolf populations while you explore the island. The greenstone rocks and stunning views of Lake Superior provide a true wilderness experience. This trip is not for beginners. A ferry will transport you from Grand Portage, Minnesota to the island. From there, you will navigate around and through the island to the ferry pick up point. There is no electricity, no cell towers, and no vehicles – simply you, your feet, and nature. Trip cost includes transportation from/to Waverly, Iowa to Grand Portage, Minnesota, the ferry ride to the island (and back), all gear and meals along with the expertise of an 11-time visitor to the island.

*$700 per person trip cost includes transportation, ferry ride, all meals, guided experience and any gear you need to borrow for trip.

Itinerary: Click Here

Equipment List: Click Here

Trip Sign-Up + Participation Agreement Form: Click Here

Annual Health & Medical Form: Click Here

Release of Liability Statement Form: Click Here

CrawDaddy Trip Photo Gallery: Click Here

May
19
Fri
Wisconsin Backpacking Trip @ LaFarge, Wisconsin
May 19 – May 21 all-day
Wisconsin Backpacking Trip @ LaFarge, Wisconsin | Houghton | Michigan | United States

Our 2017 Wisconsin Backpacking Trip is a great way to learn about overnight backpacking and hammock camping, trip planning, and food preparation. This beginner level trip will take place at Kickapoo Valley Reserve near LaFarge, Wisconsin and is appropriate for most age and fitness levels. No prior backpacking or hiking experience is needed.

$100 per person trip cost includes transportation, all meals, guided experience and any gear you need to borrow for trip.

Trip Sign-Up + Participation Agreement Form: Click Here

Annual Health & Medical Form: Click Here

Release of Liability Statement Form: Click Here

CrawDaddy Trip Photo Gallery: Click Here

Aug
1
Tue
Isle Royale Kayaking & Backpacking Trip @ Isle Royale National Park
Aug 1 – Aug 6 all-day
Isle Royale Kayaking & Backpacking Trip @ Isle Royale National Park | Houghton | Michigan | United States

The least visited National Park in the lower 48 states is calling your name. Join Darrin Siefken as he leads you through this majestic wilderness area. Learn about the moose and wolf populations while you explore the island. The greenstone rocks and stunning views of Lake Superior provide a true wilderness experience. A ferry will transport you from Grand Portage, Minnesota to the island. From there, you will navigate around and through the island to the ferry pick up point. There is no electricity, no cell towers, and no vehicles – simply you, your feet, and nature. Trip cost includes transportation from/to Waverly, Iowa to Grand Portage, Minnesota, the ferry ride to the island (and back), all gear and meals along with the expertise of an 13-time visitor to the island.

This trip is not for beginners.

$650 (backpacking) | $700 (kayaking)
These per person trip costs includes transportation, ferry ride, all meals, guided experience and any gear you need to borrow for trip.

Itinerary: Click Here

Equipment List: Click Here

Trip Sign-Up + Participation Agreement Form: Click Here

Annual Health & Medical Form: Click Here

Release of Liability Statement Form: Click Here

CrawDaddy Trip Photo Gallery: Click Here