Hogback Mountain Summit - 1,220'

Hikes in Michigan's Upper Peninsula


There's just something about Michigan's Upper Peninsula which calls to me.  Wild...rugged...with vast tracts of empty, seemingly unending forest sprinkled with pristine lakes and muskeg...the U.P. epitomizes everything I love in the outdoors.  It even has a few decently rocky hills to satiate the mountain-lover in me.  It was my good fortune to call myself a Yooper for about six years, and it's six years I will forever remember fondly.  I had some great adventures here, as I hope these albums will share...


Adventure Log:  180.5 miles



Upper Peninsula Hikes Ranked by Difficulty


Isle Royale National Park  (51.50)

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park  (36.00)

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore - Lakeshore Trail  (27.20)

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore - Grand Sable Loop  (13.30)


Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore - Chapel Loop  (11.90)


Trap Hills - Cascade Falls & Norwich Bluff  (8.00)


McCormick Tract Wilderness  (6.60)

Osborne Preserve-Sugar Island  (5.90)

Horseshoe Bay Wilderness  (5.10)


Monocle Lake-Mission Hill Trail  (4.82)

Marblehead-Drummond Island  (4.80)

Hogback Mountain  (4.40)

Point Patterson  (4.12)

Big Knob-Crow Lake Pathway  (3.90)

Middle Neebish Lighthouse  (3.20)

Mission Hill-Spectacle Lake  (3.00)

Little Mountain  (2.50)


Cut River Pathway  (2.00)

Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Lower Falls  (1.78)

Round Island Point Nature Preserve  (1.70)

Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Upper Falls  (1.18)