Category Archives: Nordic Skiing

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Trail Memberships Available for 2015-16

Trail memberships passes are now available for the 2015-16 season. Once again, the four main trail systems – Chassell, Michigan Tech, Maasto Hiihto/Churning Rapids, and Swedetown – offer a combination membership with a 10% discount. You can choose any combination … Continue reading

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Swedetown Will End Grooming for the Season March 29

Considering trail condition, weather and low numbers of skiers, Swedetown will end grooming for the season on Sunday, March 29. First day of grooming for the season was November 11, 2014, after a 24″ snowfall. Remember that? From zero to … Continue reading

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Spring Grooming and Skier Courtesy

As spring conditions come to the Keweenaw, the grooming pattern changes from the typical winter early morning effort to an evening affair. Groomers will refresh the skate lanes daily and occasionally re-set the classic tracks. Early evening grooming allows the … Continue reading

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Glide N Gorge Sunday , March 1

The Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club’s annual Glide N Gorge is coming Sunday, March 1. The event features a ski through the Swedetown Creek gorge at the Maasto Hiihto trails in Hancock, with food stops along the way. Tickets are available … Continue reading

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Great Bear Chase Looking for Volunteers

The Great Bear Chase will take place Saturday, March 7 at Swedetown trails in Calumet. The race needs about 75 volunteers to make the event successful. Please consider volunteering on Friday or Saturday, March 6-7, if you are able. Simply … Continue reading

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Chili Chase January 31, 2015, at Michigan Tech Trails

The Houghton High School National Honor Society will sponsor a cross country ski race at the Michigan Tech ski trails on Janurary 31. Racers can choose from 5km and 10km events, or participate in the 5km/10km pursuit. Register at www.houghtonnhs.weebly.com

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Glide ‘n Gorge Coming March 1 at Maasto

The 7th Annual Glide N Gorge will take place Sunday March 1, 2015, from 12-3 p.m. at the Maasto Hiihto Ski Trails in Hancock.  The event covers 3.5 miles of scenic trails with three stops for food along the way.  … Continue reading

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