Stand above Up North’s autumn forests on the U.P.’s Copper Peak, home to the world’s largest ski jump. You’ll ride its 800-foot chairlift to the crest of the hill, then take the 18-story elevator to the jump’s observation deck. What’ll you see? A 360-degree view of more than 2,500 square miles—some in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and, on a clear day, parts of Canada. Ironwood, 906-932-3500 or

Photo(s) by Keith L. Anderson