Snowshoeing and cross country skiing are quick to learn and fun for all ages, and they are a great way to get some exercise. On Saturday, January 11, 2014 (Winter Trails Day), you can learn for free at a Winter Trails location.
fter his grueling rounds of chemo, he would never have the time or energy to run his cross country and snowshoeing park by himself as he always did. That was until his friends teamed up and volunteered to run the business as Forbush continued to fight.
The Cannonsburg Ski and Ride Area has opened just under 4 miles of groomed loops for XC skiing, fat bike, and snow shoe use. The Winter Trails will be 4 feet wide with a max width of 7 feet in the downhills and passing areas.
Thanks to Huron Meadows Metroparks' 4 snow guns and dedicated trail crew, Huron Meadows had the only snow around in all of SE Michigan. The cross country ski trail was in great shape for opening day today, Sunday, December 8, 2013.
The International Skiing History Association (ISHA) recently launched a newly redesigned website, www.skiinghistory.org. On the new site you can read articles, conduct research, watch videos, view vintage ski art and obtain or renew membership in ISHA.