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Last year for Wabos Loppet!
Last year for Wabos Loppet!

Last year for Wabos Loppet!

2/10/2017 - By Susan Byker

Stokely Creek is announcing that this is the last year for the Wabos Loppet. If you have never done the Loppet or want to do it one last time this is the last year to do it.

As it rains, let us reflect on the snow...
As it rains, let us reflect on the snow...

As it rains, let us reflect on the snow...

1/20/2017 - By Mike Muha

If you look at the cumulative snowfall, it really hasn't been too bad a year. Alpena and Traverse City are a little ahead of schedule, while other locations have a little less snow than normal...but not radically so.

HeartMISnow Virtual 5K to benefit Michigan state parks
HeartMISnow Virtual 5K to benefit Michigan state parks

HeartMISnow Virtual 5K to benefit Michigan state parks

1/3/2017 - By DNR

Run, walk, hike, snowshoe, cross-country ski 5k in a Michigan state park, forest, trail or public land, show your GPS tracker, and get a cool medal!

www.forbushcorner.com
DNR to hold Blueberry Ridge Pathway trail grooming open house Dec. 29
DNR to hold Blueberry Ridge Pathway trail grooming open house Dec. 29

DNR to hold Blueberry Ridge Pathway trail grooming open house Dec. 29

12/22/2016 - By DNR

This open house will provide the public an opportunity to see the grooming equipment used on the Blueberry Ridge trails, and to meet with the DNR workers who maintain the trails.

Forbush Corner gets new Piston Bully
Forbush Corner gets new Piston Bully

Forbush Corner gets new Piston Bully

12/16/2016 - By Forbush Corner

Here is the latest addition to the Forbush Corner family. An almost new PB 100. It was a tough decision and costly, but our old groomers were 30 years old and parts were getting harder and harder to come by.

Weather in the Great Lakes presentation on Tuesday, Dec 6
Weather in the Great Lakes presentation on Tuesday, Dec 6

Weather in the Great Lakes presentation on Tuesday, Dec 6

12/3/2016 - By Ron Sell

Steve Considine, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in White Lake Township, will give a presentation on "Weather in the Great Lakes" and shed some light on snow forecast for this winter at the next Washtenaw Ski Touring Club meeting.

www.cxcacademy.com/
Skiers! Kensington Metropark Master Plan Meeting Dec 3
Skiers! Kensington Metropark Master Plan Meeting Dec 3

Skiers! Kensington Metropark Master Plan Meeting Dec 3

11/25/2016 - By Mike Muha

Skiers, bikers, runners: Could be interesting to see what they are doing for endurance athletes. Could we get snowmaking at Kensington, too? Skate trails? Better grooming in general?

Forbush Corner Pines Loop trail clearing this weekend
Forbush Corner Pines Loop trail clearing this weekend

Forbush Corner Pines Loop trail clearing this weekend

11/9/2016 - By Forbush Corner

If you haven't heard yet - the beloved Pines Loop is set to re-open for the upcoming ski season. Trail clearing is underway. We plan to continue work this weekend and could use your help to finish this project.

Straits Striders to hold Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Swap
Straits Striders to hold Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Swap

Straits Striders to hold Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Swap

11/3/2016 - By Jim Harrington

Straits Striders is holding a Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Swap on Saturday November 12, 9am-1pm at the Petoskey Winter Sports Park. in Petoskey, Michigan.

www.usskipoles.com/
$200,735 Adaptive Sports Grant to assist disabled veterans across Wyoming
$200,735 Adaptive Sports Grant to assist disabled veterans across Wyoming

$200,735 Adaptive Sports Grant to assist disabled veterans across Wyoming

11/2/2016 - By Cathy Rosser

The aim of the grant is to support adaptive sports and recreation for veterans and active duty military, in this case adaptive biathlon and Nordic skiing.

NOAA Winter Outlook predicts cooler, wetter Michigan
NOAA Winter Outlook predicts cooler, wetter Michigan

NOAA Winter Outlook predicts cooler, wetter Michigan

10/30/2016 - By NOAA

The Climate Prediction Center issued a La Nina watch this month, predicting the climate phenomenon is likely to develop in late fall or early winter. La Nina favors drier, warmer winters in the south and wetter, cooler conditions in the northern U.S.

XCHQ's Bob Frye inducted into Michigan Ski Hall of Fame
XCHQ's Bob Frye inducted into Michigan Ski Hall of Fame

XCHQ's Bob Frye inducted into Michigan Ski Hall of Fame

8/29/2016 - By Mariah Frye Colie

Bob Frye, founder of Cross Country Ski Headquarters in Higgins Lake, has been inducted by the board of the Michigan Snowsports Industries Association to the Michigan Ski Hall of Fame as a Snow Sports Builder.

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

SUN, FEB 26, 2017

Get your Fill at the Grill – Fire on the Mountain!
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

WED, MAR 1, 2017

Nubs Nob Nordic Ski Series
Nubs Nob, Harbor Springs, MI

SAT, MAR 4, 2017

Ski the Beer Trail! – Sponsored by Paddle Hard Brewing
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Gourmet Chili Bar
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson at XCHQ
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

SUN, MAR 5, 2017

Gourmet Chili Bar
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

More events...

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