BEAN AND BEAR LAKES

The Superior Hiking Trail is a 306 mile trial which runs from the border of Wisconsin through Minnesota’s North Shore and ends at the border of Minnesota and Canada.

We start our hike in at Penn Creek trailhead. The cliffs of Bean and Bear lakes is a great way to start the trip. We head down Mount Trudee to Tettegouche State park which has the tallest falls in the state. Sawmill dome offers a great view of Lake Superior. The trip ends with a hike up and over Section 13.

Trip Type: 4 Day Guided Backpacking Trip Trail Section: Penn Blvd to Lake County Road 7 Highlights:

  • Famous Bean and Bear Lakes
  • Mount Trudee
  • Sawmill Dome
  • Cliffs of Section 13

When: June 21st – 24th Trip difficulty: Beginner Mileage – 25 miles Group Size: 6 to 9 guests Cost: $395

*Returning clients receive a 10% discount

Trip Itinerary:

Day 1 Meet at the Lake County Road 7 at 9am Shuttle to Penn Blvd – 40 minutes Section: Penn Blvd to Palisade Campsite Hiking Distance: 6 miles (includes 1 spur trial mile) Highlights: Bean and Bear Lakes and Cliffs, Round Mountain, Palisade Creek

Day 2 Section: Palisade to Kennedy Creek Campsite Hiking Distance:10 miles(includes 2 spur trail mile) Highlights: Mount Trudee, Tettegouche State Park, High Falls, Baptism River

Day 3 Section: Kennedy Creek to Leskinen Creek Hiking Distance: 11 miles(includes 1 spur trial mile) Highlights: Sawbill Dome, Picnic Rock, Section 13 Cliffs

Day 4 Section: Leskinen to Lake County Rd 7 Hiking Distance: 4 miles(includes 1 spur trial mile) Highlights: Moose territory, lets spot a moose, to the cars for a cold beverage and pictures.

Please Note: We will de everything in our powers to follow the set itinerary, however it can change occasionally based on trail restrictions, weather, guest ability or injury, natural events like fires, flooding, and other potential causes.

What’s Included:

  • Backpacking Shakedown/Training overnight at Afton SP
  • A professional, knowledgeable, backcountry hiking guide
  • Backpacking Beyond guidebook which includes info and videos on backpacking gear, food and training
  • Certified Wilderness First Responder on every trip
  • Shuttle Fee
  • National Forest use fees and permits
  • Water Filtration System
  • Emergency equipment including a medical kit and satellite phone

What’s Not Included –

  • Backpacking Equipment
  • Minnesota state park parking pass
  • Meals
  • Guide gratuity – Tipping is optional but customary. (Industry recommends 10-20% of trip cost)
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