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, presented by Fluid Health and Fitness, is an adventure that is close to home and filled with fun. Gift yourself this exciting getaway with friends!


2023 Ladies Fat Bike Getaway Schedule »


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

  • 5:00 pm – Welcome and Check-In
  • 5:30 pm – Workshop #1: Why Fat Biking in the Northwoods?
  • 6:00 pm – Workshop #2: Inspired – The Connection between Performance and Breathing Mechanics
    • Presented by Fluid Health and Fitness
  • 6:30 pm – Dinner with Friends!
    • Gather with fellow participants for a catered dinner and wine!
    • Meal provided by Northern Lakes Co-Op.
    • Wine provided by Red Schoolhouse Wines and Alexis Bailly Vineyard.
  • 7:00 pm – Workshop #3: 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 – Q&A with Coaches
  • 8:30 pm – Close for the day


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 – Is your bike ready?
  • 10:00 am – Workshop #4: 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 Northern Lakes Co-Op.
  • 12:30 pm – Workshop #5
    • Nutrition & Hydration Tips for On and Off the Bike with Dr. Kim Heintz
    • Strength Training for Injury Prevention
  • 2:00 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 2022 Fat Bike Birkie
  • 4:00 pm – Wrap it up!
    • Last minute questions and workshop wrap up
  • Dinner and Explore surrounding Cable/Hayward businesses


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

  • 9:00 am – Workshop #6: Sunshine Yoga
    • Sponsored by Hayward Fitness Fanatics
  • 10:00 am – Coffee and scones at the Great Hall
    • Provided by Backroads Coffee and Vibes Bakery
  • 10:30 am – Workshop #7: Singletrack Rides
    • Break into groups
    • Hospital trails, new trails at the Birkie Trailhead, Seeley Hills
    • CAMBA trail maps
  • 12:30 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 Hayward Area Memorial Hospital | 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.


Title Sponsor
Overall Title Sponsor of the Ladies Fat Bike Getaway

Fluid Health and Fitness

Supporting Sponsors of the Ladies Fat Bike Getaway


Northern Lakes Cooperative
Backroads Coffee
Lynne Marie's Candies
Alexis Bailly Vineyard
Red Schoolhouse Wines
Wolf Tooth

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

Earth Rider Brewery
Hayward Area Memorial Hospital
GU Energy Gel
New Moon Ski Shop
Kwik Trip

Be Part of the Birkie and the Markets We Serve!

Meredith Ingbretson
Partnership Coordinator
American Birkebeiner® Ski Foundation

Andrew Manocheo
Partnership Director
American Birkebeiner® Ski Foundation