This weekend adventure will have you experiencing the great outdoors, riding the legendary Birkie Trail, polishing your fat biking skills, and meeting other women who aspire to or love to ride. The Ladies Fat Bike Getaway is an adventure that is close to home and filled with fun. Gift yourself this exciting getaway with friends!


2024 Registration is Open!

Fee: $175

Limited to 60 participants. This will fill fast, so don’t hesitate!

2024 Event Fee Includes:

  • Friday dinner, Saturday lunch, Saturday/Sunday morning coffee & scones, and various snacks to keep you fueled!
  • Custom Ladies Fat Bike Getaway tote bag
  • Coaching, skills work, and a guided ride on amazing, snow covered trails in the Northwoods!
  • & various goodies from our event partners

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Get reimbursed up to 100% on your registration if you can’t compete for a number of reasons.  Vertical Insure offers Registration Cancellation Insurance so you can insure your non-refundable registration fee in the case injury, illness, or other unexpected events occur.* Please see policy for complete list of covered perils at Limitations and exclusions apply.

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2024 Ladies Fat Bike Getaway Schedule PDF »


Location: The Derksen Family Great Hall, American Birkebeiner Trailhead, Cable, WI

  • 5:00 pm – Arrive and Check-In
  • 5:30 pm – Welcome! – Why Fat Biking in the Northwoods?
  • 6:00 pm – Workshop #1: Inspired – The Connection between Performance and Breathing Mechanics
  • 6:30 pm – Dinner with Friends!
    • Gather with fellow participants for a catered dinner and wine!
    • Meal provided by Lakewoods Resort.
    • Wine and tasting provided by Clarity Wine Shop.
  • 7:00 pm – Workshop #2: Are You Ready to Ride?
    • What to Wear!
      • Get the scoop on how to dress for fat bike riding
    • Bike Basics
      • We’ll cover the basics of air pressure, tires, and how to prep your bike for Saturday’s ride
  • 8:00 pm – Wrap-up!


Location: The Derksen Family Great Hall, American Birkebeiner Trailhead, Cable, WI

  • 9:00 am – Rise & Shine
    • Coffee and Baked Goods
    • Provided by Backroads Coffee and Vibes Bakery
  • 9:30 am – Bike prep – Is your bike ready?
  • 10:00 am – Skills & Drills on the snow
    • Fat Bike skill work with your coaches
      • Technique work to enable you to ride through, over, and on any snow-covered trail
  • 12:30 pm – Lunch with Friends!
    • Meal provided by Lakewoods Resort.
  • 1:00 pm – Workshop #3: Working to Wellness
  • 3:00 pm – Group Rides
    • Have fun with your friends and coaches as we head out on group rides around the American Birkebeiner Trailhead!
    • We’ll ride on and off snow, depending on snow conditions
    • Conditions permitting, we’ll ride parts of the 10K Fun Fat Tour that is part of the 2024 Fat Bike Birkie
  • 5:00 pm – Wrap it up!
    • Last minute questions and workshop wrap up
  • Dinner and Explore surrounding Cable/Hayward businesses


Location: Samuel C. Johnson Family Outdoor Center, OO Trailhead, Seeley, WI

  • 9:00 am – Sunshine Yoga
    • Sponsored by Tammy Schwartz Wellness
  • 10:00 am – Coffee and scones at the Great Hall
    • Provided by Backroads Coffee and Vibes Bakery
  • 10:30 am – Workshop #4: The Power of a Partner
    • Presented by Julie Reith
    • Ladies Fat Bike Getaway Coaches
  • 11:00 am – Singletrack Rides
    • Break into groups
    • Hospital trails, new trails at the Birkie Trailhead, Seeley Hills
    • CAMBA trail maps
  • 1:00 pm – Goodbyes from your ride location!

Venue Directions and Parking

Getting There

All of the camp activities will take place at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead.  Arrive at the start from Telemark Rd- take Hwy M east from Cable, take a right (south) on Telemark Rd., and follow the signs to parking and/or bib pick-up.  Exit the start/finish area via Telemark Rd.  There is ample parking at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead.

Group Ride Maps

Mt. Telemark Village to Fish Hatchery Trailhead (County Park) | Directions and Map

Mt. Telemark Village to Hospital Trails to Tamarack Health Hayward Medical Center | Directions and Map


Need a refresher?

Check out the links below to each presentation!


North Woods GetawayTelemark Northwoods Lodging

Ladies Fat Bike Getaway starts and finishes at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead, located about 17 miles north of Hayward, WI, the “Gateway to the Historic Northwoods” in the town of Cable, WI. Within driving distance from Duluth, MN 1:30, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN 3:00, Madison, WI 4:50, and Chicago, IL 7:20.

Lodging Options

For more information, please visit our lodging page to view the different lodging options that are around the area.


Supporting Sponsors of the Ladies Fat Bike Getaway

Backroads Coffee
Wolf Tooth
Clarity Wine Shop
Lakewoods Resort
Lynne Marie's Candies

Gold Circle Elite
Gold Level Sponsors of the Major Birkie Events Year-Round

Kwik Trip
Tamarack Health
Republic Services
Backroads Coffee
Earth Rider Brewery
Timber Ford

Be Part of the Birkie and the Markets We Serve!

Andrew Manocheo
Partnership Director
American Birkebeiner® Ski Foundation