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Get Your Gear in Gear – Annual Gear Swap April 22

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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. 

Posted in Cycling, Events, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing

Keweenaw Tread Fest Coming June 17

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Registration is open for the Keweenaw Tread Fest mountain bike race at the Michigan Tech Trails. The event includes 12- and 25-mile races and will take place Saturday, June 17, 2017. See the event website for details and a link to register.

Posted in Mountain Biking

Registration Open for 2017 Canal Run

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Registration is open for the 2017 Canal Run, slated for Saturday, July 15. The event includes 5- and 10-mile walks, 5- and10-mile runs, and a half-marathon. To register, volunteer, and see more details, go to

Posted in Running

Green Film Series Continues April 17 with The Messenger

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The next in the Green Film Series, “The Messenger” will be shown Monday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in G002 Hesterberg Hall in the Michigan Tech Forestry Building. The evening includes the film, a facilitated discussion, and refreshments. The film is free (but a $3 donation is suggested. Continue reading →

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