Event Partners


To provide you with the best experience in the woods we have teamed up with some of the top instructors and businesses in the outdoor community. Whether it’s hiking, backpacking or primitive camping our event partners are experienced and trained in their field of specialty. Their knowledge of the outdoors and basic wilderness survival are lessons you will carry into the woods for a lifetime.

Hiking the North is based out of Andover, MN.

TheirĀ focus is on connecting and building new friendships with other Minnesotans who share the love of the outdoors. Their mission is to create a community of outdoor enthusiasts whether you are new to the outdoors or experienced. They want to educate, inspire you, and have you connect, and experience nature in a whole different way.

As an HBF Outdoors Event Partner, Hiking the North will serve as a trail guide and instructor. Teaching the basics of hiking, camping, and Leave No Trace principles.