Inspired by Aldo Leopold’s "The Sand County Almanac," The Sand County Caress (TSCC) is an overnighter route that delves into Wisconsin's Leopold country, taking in the many wildlife natural areas, savanna, marshes, lakes, and rivers via a mix of sandy tracks and backcountry roads.
Created By: Nick Karwoski
Originally published on Bikepacking.com and featured here with their permission.
From BIKEPACKING.COM: The Sand County Caress (TSCC) was inspired by naturalist Aldo Leopold’s seminal work The Sand County Almanac and is a deep dive into Aldo Leopold country. Savanna, marshes, lakes, rivers, farms, and wildlife areas abound. Bald eagles soar, deer bound, sandhill cranes squawk, and whooping cranes (one of the rarest birds in North America) are all on display on this journey.
Sand County Caress Bikepacking Route Map:
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