Guided Tours

Fat Bike Tour
Northwoods Family FATbike Guided Tour

Up North Guided Tours is focused on you, your expectations, and your outdoor adventure with us!  It’s in our outdoor safety processes, procedures, and preparedness; customer service; experienced guide who knows how to provide challenge w/o going overboard; extensive playbook of tour routes and vantage points for any skill level that folks typically do not find on their own; high performance Borealis Flume and Surly fat tire bike, Tubbs snowshoe, Wenonah canoe, illumination, and safety equipment; and location in Cable, WI (a true Sportsperson’s Paradise).  We combine the foregoing to provide you with a comprehensive Northwoods daytripper service geared towards facilitating and enhancing your outdoor experience!

Canoe Guided Tour
Northwoods Guided Canoe Tour of local lake, very kid friendly!
Couple's Summer FATbike Backwoods Tour
Couple’s Backwoods FATbike Ride, these 2 are so playful!
Couples connecting in Cable, WI while riding Fat Bike together!
Couples connecting in the great outdoors has been such a huge part of 2020. An amazing 17-year Union for these two. Cable is for Lovers!

Our guided tours are offered during both day and night hours, equipment is included, and they are customized to you and your interests.  We are not just talking about tailoring your guided tours to your skill level.  Our guided tours are limited to 6 bike, 3 canoe, and 10 snowshoe participants max.; private tours are available; we regularly take out solo participants; and we cater to groups and your special events irrespective of whether your group is comprised of family, friends, or colleagues who are looking for team building opportunities.  You may be asking, who takes the tour?  Answer: active people who like the outdoors and want a supported outdoor adventure!  Perfect for family, friends, small corporate and charitable groups, mountain bikers who want the fat tire bike experience, and mountain bikers who are unfamiliar with the area.  Explore with us!

Guided Tour participant gets some Sun in front of an idyllic Northwoods lake spot after the storm cleared.  Outdoor adventure!
Downpour days can be rescheduled, no problem. But those who still want to go are rewarded handsomely!
Family Snowshoe Guided Tour
Heading Out on a Family Snowshoe Guided Tour


FATbike Guided Tour
Corporate Team Building FATbike Guided Tour


Snowbike Guided Tour!
Snowbike Guided Tour!

Your Lead Guide

Lead Guide of Top of Trail We Groom
Josh Winter of ’18/’19, -28F.

Your lead guide, Josh Washlow, has been a silent sports participant in the region since 1981, has been riding off-road bikes since 1983, and is a Wilderness First Responder.  Josh fosters your backcountry skills growth through instruction + encouragement in a non-competitive fashion.  His philosophy is to promote group outdoor fun and enjoyment without compromising safety.  Josh’s goal is to facilitate and enhance your outdoor experience, which is what Up North Guided is all about!

Seasons/Times Open:

Any season, any time with your reservations made at least a few days in advance!


*A Bit

1.5 Hrs
$69 / Participant

*Just Right

3 Hrs
$99 / Participant

**Now You’re Out There

5 Hrs
$159 / Participant


7 Hrs
$199 / Participant

*All Tours can be made PRIVATE!  Add $15/Participant.

**Now You’re Out There and ***Epic include a healthy meal.

***Epic Tours combine FATbiking and Canoeing or Snowshoeing.  However, hiking and swimming can be added during non-Winter months.  We are flexible and will come through with what you want!

       🙂 A Northwoods campfire-style Dinner or Supper can be added, prepared by us in one of our favorite outdoor spots for your group as an add-on to our A Bit and Just Right Tours, most dietary restrictions accommodated, all ingredients/materials/cookware purchased locally, add $20-$40/Participant (menu dependent, let’s talk(!)), and enhance your Northwoods outdoor memories!  🙂

Clinic Instruction for our Advanced Riders starts at our Shop's Home Trail
If instruction is what you want, “tours” become clinics. Just give us the head’s up!

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