Ham the adventure cat takes on the Gunflint Trail

Ham the cat and his mom Rachel has been going on adventures for a little over a year now. He’s back home in the Twin Cities after their trip to the Gunflint Trail.

Together they’ve biked, kayaked, and visited art exhibits. Along the way they’ve amassed quite the social media following. With the Instagram handle @hampurrburgerhelper.

Rachel tells us that her father grew up in Duluth and introduced her to the North Shore. Since then it’s been a special place to visit.

Ham is harness and leash trained, but hitches a ride on Rachel’s shoulders if he gets tired.

To aspiring cat-ventures: Rachel says to remember to take care of those toe beans! Ham is used to the snow and refuses to wear booties — although his mom bundles him up as well as she can.