North Country Trail Packages

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Let us take the hassle out of your adventure to the Upper Peninsula!

Our North Country Trail / Pictured Rocks Packages are designed to ensure a 100% successful trip and satisfaction! Take advantage of a package that can include any or all of the following:
Pre- and/or Post-adventure lodging at our Hiker Hostel or 3 bedroom apartment, local motel or five star hotel in Munising
Breakfast the morning you start your adventure
Shuttle/Spotting of your group
Copies of 50 Hikes in Michigan’s UP and/or North Country Trail
Emergency Rescue Service
DeLorme InReach
Planning & Advice
**Discounts for members of the North Country Trail and Trailspotters****
We also have a gear shop for your last second gear and supply needs!
Available May 1 – October 30

 1) Budget Package / Advice only

If you don’t need our assistance with transportation (loop hikers, out and back hikers, two car spotters, or other alternative transportation) you can tap into our knowledge about the trail. For $49, you will receive a copy of “50 Hikes on the North Country Trail” and one North Country Trail map. Additional maps $9. And, you can contact us anytime and as many times as you wish for advice and counsel on your hike.
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2) Premier Package

  • Driver is Tom Funke, Author of 50 Hikes on North Country Trail*
  • Breakfast with Tom Funke the morning you start your hike*
  • Lodging for your group at the Upper Peninsula Outfitters Headquarters 3 bedroom suite
  • Trip Insurance (DeLorme Inreach to communicate if you need an extraction)
  • We will apply for and secure permits with Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
  • Signed copies 50 Hikes in the UP & 50 Hikes on the North Country Trail
  • All the NCT maps necessary for your trip
  • Commemorative sticker
  • Transportation and vehicle spotting to your trailhead of choice
  • Unlimited planning!
Rates without Tom Funke
$390 for group 1-6

Departure times are based on Charter departure times above, account to leave our HQ 45 minutes before posted time above.

Rates with Tom Funke
$390 first person + $70 each additional person

Breakfast at 700AM for westbound hikers, 830 for Eastbound hikers

*Please contact us first to make sure Tom Funke is actually available for the dates you are interested in. Once our schedule is set for the season, these dates will be listed below. 

 

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3) Plus Package

  • Available Memorial Day weekend through October 31.
  • Driver is one of our knowledgeable Upper Peninsula Outfitter staff
  • Breakfast the morning you start your hike
  • Lodging for your group at the Upper Peninsula Outfitters Hiker Hostel, a rustic but comfortable tented camp
  • Trip Insurance (DeLorme Inreach to communicate if you need an extraction)
  • We will apply for and secure permits with Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
  • Signed copy 50 Hikes on the North Country Trail
  • All the NCT maps necessary for your trip
  • Commemorative sticker
  • Transportation and vehicle spotting to your trailhead of choice
  • Unlimited planning!
Packages #2 & #3 apply to those hiking anywhere between Grand Marais and the Mackinac Bridge, or, Alberta to Munising.
Cost starts at $299 for 2, additional persons $25 up to six persons
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4) Build your own Adventure

This is our traditional basic package, which includes transportation and vehicle spotting to your trailheads of choice & Trip Insurance (required).
Cost is based on our mileage rates + $9 day for trip insurance. Please see our mileage rates below and ask for a quote. Minimum charge is $125 for two persons.

Don’t forget these Add ons!

Mileage Rates

  • Mileage $1.25 mile + $0.25 minute while moving + $0.75 while standing. Deadhead miles are $1.00 mile.
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