You can do it!

Let’s do something wonderful together!

Here at the Wise Old Man of Isle Royale, we provide Guide Services for backcountry backpacking excursions with planned or custom itineraries to all points on the island. For available itineraries, go to Guide Services.

Women’s History Month Special:

Women who book a Women-only, Daisy Farm Loop, beginner’s level hikes, will receive $100 off at booking. This offer is extended because women always rule.

Available dates:

  • June 8th through June 12th–SOLD OUT
  • July 20th through July 24th
  • August 31st through September 4th

The code is: Womenrule

Spring Special: Free Rental Gear with any booking, a value of $200 for a single- and $360 for a double-occupancy. No Code Needed. (Expires May 31, 2023.)

Call for details: 906-201-1588

Hike any trail with us for any duration in a custom package, or choose a scheduled hike with a specific itinerary. Click Guides Services for more information.

We strive to share accurate, reliable, and current information regarding hiking Isle Royale and monitor the NPS, CDC, and other sources to be as accurate as we can.

Our Free Prep Courses focus on developing critical problem-solving skills in the context of Isle Royale or any backcountry hiking and camping situation. The scenarios help people plan for contingencies. Since planning a trip is part of the adventure, have fun with it, and make good choices so that your adventure is safe and fun.

The information is designed to add to individuals’ knowledge about the Island and the challenges of hiking it. We are not responsible for the decisions people make.

Our purpose is to provide forums for sharing and discussing common hiking problems and solutions. Find our page on Facebook and join or Facebook group.

Wise Old Man of Isle Royale makes no decisions for any person and is not responsible for the decisions people make or the consequences of those decisions.

Wise Old Man of Isle Royale is not affiliated with the National Park Service. None of the information included here reflects the views of the National Park Service in any manner.

Wise Old Man of Isle Royale Guide Services is booking now for the 2023 season. Call 906-201-1588 prior to booking. http://www.wiseoldmanofisleroyale.com