Bike the Keweenaw has become part of the broader Experience the Keweenaw this year, but still features the same schedule that samples all of the area mountain bike trails. Guided rides take place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (May 26-28). Here’s the schedule: Continue reading →
UP Health System – Portage will host a health and safety fair Saturday, June 3, at the hospital in Hancock. The event takes place 10 am – 1 pm and there is not cost. The fair includes screenings (total cholesterol, blood glucose, hemoglobin and more), tons of giveaways, massages, healthy food samples and opportunities to meet and talk with UP Health System staff. Continue reading →
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Registration is open for Run the Keweenaw, a series of trail running events in Eagle Harbor and Copper Harbor. The events take place July 8-9, 2017. Things kick off Saturday morning, July 8, at the Eagle Harbor Town Hall with the 6km Mt. Baldy Summit Run. Events then move to Copper Harbor with a 2km Junior Trail run, and the 10km Copper Harbor Trails Challenge, which includes both competitive and non-competitive events. Things continue Sunday, July 9, with the 25km Carl Olson Memorial Adventure Run on the Copper Harbor trails. All details are at www.runthekeweenaw.org.
The Copper Country Ski Tigers will hold their annual used outdoor gear swap Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Houghton High School multi-purpose room. Buy and sell outdoor gear – bikes, kayaks, canoes, camping gear, skis, snowboards, outdoor clothing, or any other item for the silent sports enthusiast.
Drop off items to be sold on either Friday (4/21) from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. or Saturday (4/22) 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. Sale begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday and ends at noon. Pick up unsold items and/or checks for sold equipment from 1-2 p.m. Saturday. There is a 15% commission, with a $50 maximum, charged on all items sold. All proceeds are used to support the successful Cooper Country Ski Tigers racing team (State Champions 5-years running).
The Ski Tigers will also summer wax your skis and snowboards for a nominal fee.