The 2023 Winter Outdoor Adventure program from Nicolet College continues this month with more classes for a growing number of people in the North Woods ranging from outdoor activities to hunting to syrup making.

“Interest in outdoor classes continues to remain strong and we’re looking forward to having a great winter,” said Nicolet College Outdoor Adventure Coordinator Terry Rutlin. “It’s exciting to be able to offer so many different classes for people to learn new skills and explore new natural areas throughout the North Woods.”

Next-level fat biking will be offered Saturdays, Feb. 4 and 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at a cost of $60. Classes will be held at Mud Lake Mountain Bike Trails north of Rhinelander or at Rhinelander-area Enterprise Trail system, depending on which trails conditions are better at the time.

A backcountry winter camping course will be offered Saturday, Feb 11, from noon to 3 p.m., starting in the Lakeside Center on Nicolet’s campus where participants will then head out into the Nicolet woods. The fee for this class experience is $40.

Then, a class on maple syrup making and another on basic tree felling will both be hosted on the Nicolet College Campus Saturday, Feb. 18. The maple syrup making course will run from 9 to 11 a.m. at a cost of $30. Basic tree felling will be instructed from 1 to 3 p.m., free of charge to interested participants.

The college also has planned an informative course on how to hunt wild turkeys on Saturday, March 11, from 9 to 11 a.m. on the Nicolet College campus with a cost of $30.

The final courses of the spring season to be offered will be in the form of a muskie fishing seminar on consecutive Saturdays, March 25 and April 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees can choose to either sign up for a one-day seminar at a cost of $60, or $100 for both.

For more information, full course descriptions and registration sign-up forms, visit