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When they passed through Duluth, Minnesota, Seth Siladke and James Thomas, two 25-year-old men from Traverse City, Michigan, had a long way yet to go on the 4,600-mile trail; a thru-hike fewer than 10 people have completed. They hoped to finish by late September.
I threw my snowshoes, hiking pole and a daypack filled with essentials into my Ford Ranger and drove north. The designated snowshoe trails that I visited in both Flambeau and Brule River state forests were relatively short, from a half mile to two and a half miles in length. In most Wisconsin state forests, you can snowshoe just about anywhere, as long as you stay off groomed cross-country ski trails. So this leaves snowshoeing distances up to your choosing.
What are the advantages and disadvantages to snowshoeing in either backcountry or frontcountry areas? First what is the backcountry and frontcountry?