Guided Tours

Fat Bike Tour
Family Guided FATbike Tour

Up North Guided Tours is focused on you, your expectations, and your outdoor adventure with us!  All skill levels are welcome here, tours are offered during day and nite hours, and equipment is included in pricing.

Guided and Illuminated FATbike Tour at Night
Guided Nite FATbike Tour, early-Winter ‘20

Our dedication to you can be seen in our outdoor safety preparedness, customer service, and experienced guide who knows how to provide challenge without going overboard.  We have an extensive playbook of tour routes and idyllic views that people do not find on their own.  Yes we provide backcountry opportunities!  And our Borealis fat tire bikes, Tubbs snowshoes, and Wenonah canoe show that we provide a superior outdoor experience!  

Family enjoying the outdoors on FATbike in early-Winter ‘20.
Family Bonding and Outdoor Fun, mid-Dec. ‘20.


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!





Our guided tours are custom tailored to your interests, experience, and physical condition.  We are not just talking about tailoring your guided tours to your skill level.  Our higher-end guided tour equipment accommodates 6 bike/3 canoe/10 snowshoe participants max. keeping our tours intimate, private tours are available (our tours during COVID are all private and limited to household members w/o price increase), we regularly take out solo participants, and we cater to groups of family, friends (after COVID) and colleagues (after COVID) who are looking for supported, outdoor bonding and team building experiences!


Couples connecting in Cable, WI while riding Fat Bike together!
Couples connecting in the great outdoors has been such a huge part of 2020
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 Guide

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

Your 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 and encouragement in a non-competitive fashion.  His philosophy is to promote group outdoor fun and enjoyment without compromising safety.  Josh’s goal is your outdoor enjoyment!


Seasons/Times Open:

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



A Bit

1.5 Hrs
$79 / Participant;

Just Right

3 Hrs
$99 / Participant;

**Now You’re Out There (*not available now due to COVID concerns):

5 Hrs
$159 / Participant; and

***Epic (not available now due to COVID):

7 Hrs
$199 / Participant.

*All Tours can be made PRIVATE!  Add $15/Participant.  However, during COVID all tours are private w/o additional charge.

*Post-COVID, Add $30/Participant who requires additional equipment (beyond our available fleet) to accommodate your group, applies to All Tours.  

**Now You’re Out There and ***Epic include a healthy meal. (Not this Winter, u know why…).

***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! (Sorry, this tour not available Winter of ‘20/‘21).

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!
Stir fry prepared over coals in a truly idyllic setting.
The healthy meal part of our longer tours is dependant on your interests. This is a vegan stir fry prepared and eaten in an idyllic setting after riding. Customize your Outdoor Adventure!