Registration is open for the third annual Great Bear Chase Snow Bike Race, March 9, 2014, at the Swedetown Trails. The 10km and 25km races will use the Great Bear Chase course from the day before. The 25 km race starts at 10 a.m., and the 10 km race starting at 10:10 a.m. The fee for either event is $35 if you register in advance, or $45 by registering the day of. The race is only open to full-fledged snow bikes with a minimum tire width of 3.7”, and all riders are required to wear helmets. For details, go to http://www.greatbearchase.com/snowbike/
The MTU Winter Ronde fat bike race is Feb. 1. Registrations postmarked by Jan. 20 are $25; $35 after that. The Michigan Tech Nordic Ski Team sponsors the 15km event on the Michigan Tech ski trails. This is your one chance to experience all of the ups and downs of the Tech’s lower trail system in all of their lung-burning glory. Weather and conditions permitting, sections of singletrack will be included in the event. All proceeds benefit the Michigan Tech Men’s and Women’s Nordic Ski Teams. See http://www.mturonde.org/ for info and link to the reg form.
The Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club will hold the annual Barnelopet, a children’s ski event, on Sunday, February 9th, 2014, at the Maasto Hiihto ski trail. The event will begin at 2 pm, and registration is open for ages 3-17. Register at 1 PM in the Chalet in Hancock and ski with an age group. For details, go to www.keweenawnordic.org/barnelopet/
The Keweenaw Land Trust will host a snowshoe mike at its newest nature area, the Steve Farm at Lovell Creek, at 2 pm on Sunday, January 26. Our outing leader will be Jim Belote, famous around the KLT for helping keep the Paavola Wetlands trails in tip-top shape. See the KLT website for directions. Continue reading →
The Copper Harbor Trails Club – IMBA Chapter will host its annual soiree on February 22, 2014, at The Orpheum Theater (Studio Pizza) in Hancock. All CHTC-IMBA members, donors, supporters and riding enthusiasts are invited for FREE food, beverages and music. Continue reading →
Swedetown Winter Trails Day is Sunday, January 12th. Predictions are for a fine winter day, bring your camera! Free skiing and snowshoeing offered all day. Pick up your complimentary day pass at the Chalet any time after 10 a.m. If you have membership at other local trails, this will be a great time to visit Swedetown and try all the great trails. Swedetown Trails Club members will be on hand to suggest trails to explore. Continue reading →
The Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club hosts is monthly moonlit (we hope) and bonfire ski on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at the Maasto Hiihto trails in Hancock. Skiers can start at either Maasto Hiito trail head — Tomasi Road or the Chalet at the Hancock fairground — at 6:30 pm . The bonfire is held near the bottom of Sisu Hill on the River Trail in the Swedetown Creek gorge.← Older posts Newer posts →