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Candle Luminary Ski & Chili Cook-off – Dec. 26, 2017

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Join the Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club on the evening of Tuesday December 26 for the annual Candle Luminary Ski, starting from Hancock’s Four Seasons Chalet by the county fairgrounds at 6 pm. Enjoy a  candle lit evening to celebrate the holidays with family and friends on the Maasto Hiihto ski trails. And, check out our new addition this year – the first annual Chili Cook-off! Continue reading →

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2018 Ski Tigers Registration Open

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Registration is open for participation in the 2018 Copper Country Ski Tigers. Ski Tigers provides young skiers (ages 5-18) with cross-country skiing instruction, fun on the snow, and companionship. Everyone from first-time skiers to high school racers receives individual and age-appropriate instruction. Ski Tigers emphasizes families skiing together and having fun. Registration is open now through December 31.

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Tech Trails Citizen’s Night Series Opens Dec. 19

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Dates: Tuesday nights @ 6pm on the lighted Michigan Tech Trails
Reserve the dates now: 12/19, 1/16, 1/23, 2/6, 2/20

Come one…come all…to the fun and family oriented race and community ski series on our Michigan Tech Trails this winter season! The idea is basic, to provide our greater community an opportunity to come enjoy our trails and the sport of skiing through a fun, family oriented participation based environment. The goal is simple, provide the opportunity for our Nordic community to come together to enjoy our sport and Nordic lifestyle in the Copper Country, and strengthen our community engagement with the MTU Nordic Ski Team! Continue reading →

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Michigan Tech Nordic Ski Team Plans Dec 16-17 events for alumni and friends

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Friends and alumni of the Michigan Tech Nordic Ski Team are invited to three events to be held in conjunction with our MTU CXC Cup race series the weekend of December 16-17. The events include a social at the Continental Fire Company on Saturday, an open 5km race on Sunday, December 17, and a meet-and-greet with the team immediately after the Sunday race. All are invited and there is no cost.
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  • Trail Reports

    December 16, 2017

    Swedetown -The Husky is off the leash and running free. All trails tilled and tracked, beautiful conditions. Multi loops rolled.

    Churning Rapids Snow Bike Trail – All trails groomed Friday night. Basswood loops were groomed for the first time this season and are soft. A few inches of fluffy snow fell after grooming, but trails should be rideable with low tire pressure.

    Maasto Hiihto/Churning Rapids -This morning we rolled the snow that fell overnight and decided some trails were now deep enough to make tracks. Granted, things are quite rough and wet spots remain, nonetheless, tracks were made on all city side trails and the gorge until Tomasi pit road. From there the old trail or trail 8 to Churning Rapids has tracks; trail 4 towards Mud Lake, and the trail on the east side of the lake (trail 9). Trails aren’t perfect yet but skiing isn’t bad.

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