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Black Mountain has snow
Black Mountain has snow

Black Mountain has snow

2/21/2012 - By Denny Paul

The snow conditions at Black Mountain have held up fairly well. We have good coverage over almost all of the trail system. We currently do not have classic tracks set but we anticipate setting tracks as the March 3rd race date approaches.

Marquette High School wins Michigan High School Championships

2/21/2012 - By Kari Lyle

Blake Murray and Ellen Wiitala win the pursuit, with Wiitala getting a second win (with Andrew Twohey) in the sprint. Overall, it was a Marquette High School victory

Michigan Cup Season Remaining
Michigan Cup Season Remaining

Michigan Cup Season Remaining

2/20/2012 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Snow conditions have forced races to be cancelled or modified. Here's a list of upcoming Michigan Cup races and their status.

www.cross-country-ski.com
Video: View from middle of the pack!
Video: View from middle of the pack!

Video: View from middle of the pack!

2/19/2012 - By Steve Andriese

Video from within the pack at the Hanson Hills Freestyle on Saturday January 18, 2012. (Awesome video!)

Hanson Hills Classic won by Hardin and Baic

2/19/2012 - By Mike Muha

Tracy Hardin and Milan Baic where the top finishers in the Hanson Hills Classic this morning.

Powell and Brown take Hanson Hills Freestyle
Powell and Brown take Hanson Hills Freestyle

Powell and Brown take Hanson Hills Freestyle

2/18/2012 - By Mike Muha

Amy Powell and Eli Brown make it three races in a row with the victories at the Hanson Hills Freestyle, a quickly organized Michigan Cup race that replaced the cancelled Wintersonnenwende.

www.hansonhills.org
Michigan Cup standings through the Sprints
Michigan Cup standings through the Sprints

Michigan Cup standings through the Sprints

2/17/2012 - By Ken Dawson

Dan Yankus and Tracy Hardin lead the Michigan Cup. Sean Brownell and Hanna Davis are the top juniors.

Wax recommendations for this weekend

2/17/2012 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Wax recommendations for this weekend's race (check back for updates and additions).

WinterSonnenwende cancelled; New skate race at Hanson Hills

2/14/2012 - By Mike Muha

The rescheduled WinterSonnenwende Classic race at Michaywé in Gaylord, MI, has been cancelled because of poor snow condtions. Hanson Hills have gratiously stepped up to the plate and will host a Michigan Cup skating race on Saturday.

www.skinordic.org
Video: Girls 6k at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival
Video: Girls 6k at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival

Video: Girls 6k at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival

2/14/2012 - By Jeff Potter

The start and finish of a Girls Junior Nationals Qualifier 6km race in cross country skiing this past Sunday at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival.

Video: Boys 6k at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival
Video: Boys 6k at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival

Video: Boys 6k at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival

2/14/2012 - By Jeff Potter

The start and finish of a Boys Junior Nationals Qualifier 6km race in cross country skiing this past Sunday at the 2012 Great Lakes Youth Ski Festival.

Brown and Powell win at Gran Travers Classic

2/13/2012 - By Mike Muha

Locals Eli Brown and Amy Powell dominated the weekend, winning both the 50K Freestyle at the North American Vasa, then topping the podium at the 16k Gran Travers Classic.

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