Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts (ICORE)

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Hurley to Montreal Trail Update – April 2019

Image of snow-covered railway overpass bridge

This winter has been a mix of tragedy and optimistic progress for the ICORE Hurley to Montreal Trail Project. In December, Mike Fauerbach and the Trails Committee organized a successful fundraiser at Sharon’s Coffee Company in Hurley. Mike and everyone involved were…

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In memory of Mike Fauerbach

We are saddened by the death of ICORE board member Mike Fauerbach. Mike was an incredibly hard-working supporter of ICORE, the Hurley Non-Motorized Trail, and the Hurley School District. He will be deeply missed by the Iron County community and…

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ICORE explores old-growth

From the Ironwood Daily Globe, January 12, 2019 – MERCER, Wis. – A group of hikers got a chance to see some of Wisconsin’s remaining old-growth timber Friday as the Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts organized a hike into a stand…

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Trails Committee begins pledge drive

The ICORE Trails Committee has begin a pledge drive to secure funds for a future purchase of land to extend the Hurley Non-Motorized Trail to Montreal.  Any funds pledged towards the project will be used to cover any required local…

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ICORE kicks off capital campaign

From the Ironwood Daily Globe, December 3, 2018:  Hurley — While they don’t know the final number they’re working towards, Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts members began raising funds toward the purchase of a section of rail grade in northern Iron County Sunday at a…

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Superior Snowshoe Walks announce 2019 season

Our neighbors to the north have announced the 2019 schedule for Superior Snowshoe Walks: Superior Snowshoe Walks 2019 8th Season Walks start at 6:30 pm. Headlights or flashlights recommended. If you would like to try snowshoeing we can provide snowshoes…

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Hurley Council Supports ICORE

From the Ironwood Daily Globe, November 15, 2018: Hurley – The Hurley City Council Tuesday authorized members of the Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts to continue working toward their ultimate goal of expanding a nonmotorized trail from the Montreal River to Cary Park or beyond. Read more at…

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2018 Progress on the Hurley Non-Motorized Trail

Hurley, WI – Much has happened in the last year to move the Hurley non-motorized trail forward. In the fall of 2017, the City of Hurley purchased land for the beginning of the trail in Iron County with a grant…

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ICORE and Hurley students reconstruct trail to Corrigan’s Lookout

Upson, WI – On September 25, 2018, community members from several different groups came together to improve access to Corrigan’s Lookout, a scenic vista with views of Upson lake, the Penokee hills, and the vast hardwood forest of Iron County. …

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July Fundraiser Supports Trail Expansion and Development

Image: ICORE member Karen Hagemann provides some fun and refreshing relief from the heat hosting smoothie making with a stationary blender bike at ICORE’s trail picnic fundraiser. Outdoor recreation enthusiasts recently came together to help raise awareness and funds to…

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