Category Archives: Nordic Skiing

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Swedetown Chalet Open Daily

The Swedetown Chalet lower level is open 7 days a week during daylight hours (currently 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.) for access to drinking water, restrooms and changing room. Handout maps are available. There is a small sitting area where … Continue reading

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Tech Ends Grooming – 2014 Season Comes to an End

Given the weather forecast for above-freezing temperatures and rain, Michigan Tech has ended grooming for the 2013-14 season, bringing the ski season to an end. Tech logged the first and last grooming of the season, kicking off on November 24 … Continue reading

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Swedetown Grooming Ends This Weekend

Swedetown will be groomed for this weekend, April 11-13, 2014, then grooming will end for the season.

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City Plows End Grooming on Nara Trails

This note from Michigan Tech received March 31, 2014: “Our trail groomers had a surprise this morning while grooming the Michigan Tech Trails. The city of Houghton has plowed the Nara Loop and part of Ridge Loop down to dirt. … Continue reading

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Chassell Trail Closing After March 31

Monday, March 31st is the last day the Chassell trail is officially open and all grooming will be suspended as of March 31. Thanks to everyone for supporting the trail with your donations and trail pass purchases. We hope to … Continue reading

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Spring Gear Swap Coming April 12

The 9th annual Spring Gear Swap sale will take place Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 10 am until 12:30 pm in the Houghton High School multipurpose room. Drop-off is Friday (5-7:30) and Saturday (9-9:45 am), with the swap opening at … Continue reading

Great Bear Chase Saturday; Last Price Break March 6

The Great Bear Chase ski marathon is Saturday, March 8, and prices go up at midnight on Thursday, March 6. The Bear Chase includes distances of 50k, 25k, and 10k. See www.greatbearchase.com for details.

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