Make a Pair of Snowshoes

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From: Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park


Contact Information:
(906) 885-5275
33303 Headquarters Rd.
Ontonagon, MI 49953-9087
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Make a Pair of Snowshoes with Theresa Neal $100 Materials Cost = $100 Total Fee Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Make snowshoes using kits that include the wooden frame and lacing. This is a great opportunity to learn about snowshoe making with the help of an instructor. You can choose one of 3 kit styles the Alaskan, Ojibwe or Green Mountain. If you would like more information regarding the snowshoe styles or to order the kit for the snowshoes you want to make, contact Carol Maass at 301-462-9279. Please bring a lunch. Coffee, tea and water will be provided. The registration deadline is firm in order to allow ample time for delivery of the snowshoe kits. There are 12 spaces (pairs of snowshoes) available and 7 students are needed to hold the class.

Classes are held at the Porcupine Mountains Folk School at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park (near Union Bay Campground). Class registration deadline is Oct. 12. Register online at, call 906-884-7663 or email

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