Our January warm-up has not been good for cross-country skiers and snowshoe hikers. But more people are now getting into a different type of outdoor exercise — fat biking — which doesn’t need much snow at all.
For all they’ve tried, searchers haven’t found Sasquatch in the Pacific Northwest or the Abominable Snowman in the Himalayas. But if you believe the stories being told in central Minnesota, another mysterious creature is on the prowl in the Crosby-Ironton area.
Want to break away from the metro area on a sunny fall day? Here are some northern spots you can get to on a tank of gas, enjoying the changing leaves along the way.
Minnesota isn’t naturally blessed with a lot of peaks and valleys, but bikers in the Cuyuna Lakes region are now enjoying rugged slopes that weren’t even there a hundred years ago.