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Posted on: January 24, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Discover WI Episode Features Trails

Yurt near Mt. Ashwabay

Discover Wisconsin, is shining the spotlight on northwest Wisconsin’s vibrant silent sports scene. “The Trails at the Top” premieres Saturday, Feb. 2 on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Chromecast, Smart TV and discoverwisconsin.com. The episode will also air Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. on Fox Sports Wisconsin.


Discover Wisconsin Choice Destination Logo“The Trails at the Top” was produced in partnership with American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation, Bayfield County Tourism, Cable Area Chamber of Commerce, Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce, Hayward Lakes Visitors and Convention Bureau, Hayward Area Memorial Hospital and Discover Mediaworks.


In this episode of Discover Wisconsin, hosts Mariah Haberman and Collin Geraghty uncover what makes this corner of the state a mecca for silent sports like biking, kayaking, cross-country skiing and more.


“I’ve had the honor of crisscrossing this state to explore the very best Wisconsin has to offer and I have to admit: this episode is my new favorite,” said Haberman. “The trails in northwest Wisconsin are unparalleled. I’m excited for our viewers to fall in love with Bayfield and Sawyer counties as I have!”


“The Trails at the Top” shines the spotlight on several bike trails and destinations, including Hatchery Creek Pump Track, the Hospital Trails System, Mt. Ashwabay, Gravity Cavity, Rock Lake Trail and the American Birkebeiner Trail, also known as the Birkie Trail.

Juniper Rock Overlook with fall colorGeraghty hikes his way to Juniper Rock Overlook in Grand View while Haberman explores Lost Creek Falls in Cornucopia and kayaks along the Namekagon River in Bayfield County.


Local businesses featured in the program include The Rivers Eatery and Up North Guided Tours in Cable plus a handful of lodging destinations.


The show comes to a close at the American Birkebeiner—with a special focus on the Kortelopet. At 29 kilometers, the Kortelopet is North America’s second-largest cross-country ski race, only behind the American Birkebeiner.


In addition to streaming online, Discover Wisconsin’s “The Trails at the Top” episode will also reach the show’s broadcast network of 600,000 viewers across the upper Great Lakes region, including Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Northern Illinois, and Upper Michigan. Find local air times at discoverwisconsin.com/broadcast-guide and watch the full episode at discoverwisconsin.com.


The episode was produced by Mariah Haberman. To learn more, visit discoverwisconsin.com.


About Discover Wisconsin 
As the nation’s longest running tourism program, Discover Wisconsin will soon be available on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and Smart TVs. The series can also be seen statewide on Fox Sports North (FSN) Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. For more on this and other episodes or the broadcast schedule in other areas please visit www.discoverwisconsin.com. Connect with Discover Wisconsin on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.

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