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And you thought skiing was done in the Lower Peninsula! John Gravlin (pictured) and Tracy Paul-Hardin Gravlin found tons of snow on the front downhills at Nubs Nob in Harbor Springs. Of course it was "one incredible looping climb to the top of Nubs" and Tracy didn't mind stopping to take a picture!

And you thought skiing was done in the Lower Peninsula! John Gravlin (pictured) and Tracy Paul-Hardin Gravlin found tons of snow on the front downhills at Nubs Nob in Harbor Springs. Of course it was "one incredible looping climb to the top of Nubs" and Tracy didn't mind stopping to take a picture!

Brushes: what/when/why?
Brushes: what/when/why?

Brushes: what/when/why?

12/22/2020 - By Ian Harvey

Confused by what brushes to buy? Get an honest opinion by wax guru - what to get and what not to get - by Ian Harvey!

Registration is open for the 2021 Great Bear Chase!
Registration is open for the 2021 Great Bear Chase!

Registration is open for the 2021 Great Bear Chase!

12/17/2020 - By Angela Luskin

Things are going to look different, much like everything else this past year, but one thing that will not change is the top-quality grooming and friendly nature of the Great Bear Chase.

2021 White Pine Stampede goes virtual
2021 White Pine Stampede goes virtual

2021 White Pine Stampede goes virtual

12/16/2020 - By White Pine Stampede

Current executive orders prohibit an in-person race event, and we wanted to keep the spirit of the race alive (we all just want a race!), so the race committee to make the difficult decision to make this year’s race virtual.

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The 2021 North American Vasa is Cancelled
The 2021 North American Vasa is Cancelled

The 2021 North American Vasa is Cancelled

12/16/2020 - By North American Vasa Festival of Races

The North American Vasa Festival of Races Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to cancel this season's planned races due to the high number of COVID cases in the community and statewide.

CXC cancels Duluth and Mt. Itasca  events
CXC cancels Duluth and Mt. Itasca  events

CXC cancels Duluth and Mt. Itasca events

12/6/2020 - By Joe Haggenmiller

As many of you know, Governor Walz of Minnesota issued an Executive Order on COVID Mitigation, which has paused athletics in the State of Minnesota for 4 weeks. This impacts our first 2 CXC Cup events - Duluth and Mt. Itasca are not viable as scheduled.

Patience and flexibility required for racing this season
Patience and flexibility required for racing this season

Patience and flexibility required for racing this season

12/6/2020 - By Joe Haggenmiller

With the recent pause orders from the governors of Michigan and Minnesota and various local community health organizations also issuing recommendations and regulations, each of us needs to recognize the need to be both patient and flexible.

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Forbush Time Trial cancelled due to COVID restrictions
Forbush Time Trial cancelled due to COVID restrictions

Forbush Time Trial cancelled due to COVID restrictions

12/2/2020 - By Ann Agar

The Forbush Corner Nordic time trials are cancelled due to the state health department’s restriction on organized sporting events that are scheduled through the 8th. It is likely that the state will extend that ban into January.

Nordic Glide Wax Box - A Recommendation of all that you need and nothing more
Nordic Glide Wax Box - A Recommendation of all that you need and nothing more

Nordic Glide Wax Box - A Recommendation of all that you need and nothing more

12/1/2020 - By Ian Harvy

Holiday shopping? Here is all that you need for glide waxes and tools and nothing more. This recommendation is for the passionate skier, fitness skier, or fluorine free racer.

Lakes of the North Freestyle cancelled
Lakes of the North Freestyle cancelled

Lakes of the North Freestyle cancelled

11/30/2020 - By Mike Muha

Unfortunately the Dec. 12th Lakes of the North Freestyle race has been cancelled. Not knowing if the health order would be extended after Dec 8th and the need to purchase materials prior to that date are the main decision drivers.

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Headquarters goes eco with EV chargers, LED lights, carbon offsets
Headquarters goes eco with EV chargers, LED lights, carbon offsets

Headquarters goes eco with EV chargers, LED lights, carbon offsets

11/24/2020 - By XCHQ

Owners of EV's have the option to charge up while they go for a ski, eat lunch, or demo skis! We also installed solar-powered LED lights on the Trapper's Cabin trail.

Noquemanon Ski Marathon to spread over three days
Noquemanon Ski Marathon to spread over three days

Noquemanon Ski Marathon to spread over three days

11/23/2020 - By Mike Muha

Both the Full Noque and the Half Noque races will be run across three day, January 22-24, 2021.

FIS recommendations on cleaning out that fluoro!
FIS recommendations on cleaning out that fluoro!

FIS recommendations on cleaning out that fluoro!

11/23/2020 - By Ian Harvey

We realize that the FIS fluorine ban has been postponed for a year, but there are many who will be entering a fluorine free racing year that will want to consider taking these steps.

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UPCOMING

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SAT, APR 10

Huron Meadows Metropark: Last day to sign up for Huron Meadows snow melt challenge. When will the giant pile of snow finally melt. Yes, it’s still there.
Email me at kroth43860@aol.com to enter.

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