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WHAT

The Wisconsin Blizzard Tour is 2-day snowmobile ride and fundraiser. The Tour's motto is 'Never Surrender.'  This ride to fight ALS helps people with ALS and their families through their journey with ALS. 

The Blizzard Tour kicks off in Duluth, MN for the Black Woods Blizzard Tour Celebration Dinner on Saturday, February 5th. Riders are welcome to stay at the local Country Inn & Suites and will be provided transportation to the event at Cirrus Aircraft. 

The Wisconsin Blizzard Tour starts with a reception at the Lake of the Torches Resort Casino in Lac du Flambeau, WI on Wednesday evening, February 9, 2022. After a night's stay, riders depart Thursday morning on freshly groomed trails before returning to the Casino for dinner, program and accommodations. Friday morning participants ride different trails out of the Casino. Lunch will be provided both days. Dinner and an awards program end the festivities. Participants will ride 300 miles over two days.

Registration is required. Riders must be at least 21 years of age and willing to donate or fundraise. Money raised will help people living with ALS in Wisconsin. Participants must raise, or donate, a minimum of $1,500 as first year participants. Past year participants will raise a minimum of $1,800.

**All donations must be turned in to the Wisconsin Blizzard Tour by February 9, 2022, to qualify for incentive prizes.

**Raffle tickets and funds must be turned in no later than Tuesday, February 1, 2022. Contact Sandy (sandy@neversurrenderinc.org or 218-302-1331 for information on how to return tickets and funds.

The ride is for experienced riders only (riding 300 miles over two days).  Speeds average 40 mph during the trip.  

 

WHEN

The ride begins with a gathering Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino at 510 Old Abe Rd, Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538. Festivities conclude Friday, February 11, 2022.

Final plans are dependent on snowfall at the time of the event and any adjusted plans by the committee.

2022 Blizzard Tour Tentative Itinerary

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Lake of the Torches Resort Casino at 510 Old Abe Rd, Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538
(715) 588-7070

2pm – 8pm    Registration
6pm – 9pm   Reception 
6pm   Leads and Sweeps Meeting
7pm              Program, dinner and meet your group

 

 

 

 

Thursday, February 10, 2022 

6am - 8am    Breakfast 
7am    Timed departure from Lake of the Torches Casino
11:30am - 12:30pm    Lunch 
     Refueling 
3pm – 5pm    Arrival Lake of the Torches Casino
     Refueling and oil 
3pm – 5:30pm    Hospitality 
6pm    Social hour 
7pm    Dinner and program


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, February 11, 2022 

6am - 8am   Breakfast 
7:30am    Timed departure begins
11:30am - 12:30pm    Lunch  
    Refueling
3:30pm    Arrival back at Lake of the Torches Casino
7pm   Dinner  
    Guests welcome. Reservations required.
7:30pm   Awards program


 

 





 

HOW

You will be provided with the following during the Wisconsin Blizzard Tour: 

  • Fuel and oil during the Tour (Please arrive with a full tank of fuel and top off your oil)
  • Double occupancy up to three nights with another rider or volunteer. The last night of the event is Friday, February 11. If you have a guest coming to the Awards Dinner and you would like to have them stay with you in the hotel, let Sandy know of your request. You will be sent an invoice for one-half of the room cost AFTER the event.
  • Basic mechanical support and limited alternate sleds in case of a breakdown 
  • Most meals during the Blizzard Tour.  

You will be asked to sign a waiver, releasing organizers and sponsors of any liability during the ride. You must provide proof of liability insurance, with limits of a minimum of $100,000. 

Universal hand signals must be used during the organized ride for everyone’s safety. These signals have been adopted by the American Council of Snowmobile Associations. For details on the approved hand signals, check their website.   

 

RULES

Please review our rules of etiquette to ensure you are aware of our codes of behavior. Behavior that is not respectful of others or our mission, will not be tolerated.