In March of 2015 I will retire and in April will hike the Continental Divide Trail to raise money for an organization called Big City Mountaineers. They work with under-resourced urban youths, inter-city kids raised by single parents...
A proposal to create a groomed fat bike trail system was submitted to the DNR on September 16, 2014. The DNR has "conceptually approved" this work and is fast-tracking the process. It is our hope that actual approval will be granted very soon.
Ken Roth, member of Team NordicSkiRacer, 12-year member of the Northville Schools Board of Education, business man, and one of the people who has made the Frosty Freestyle cross country ski race successful, was named "John Genitti Citzen of the Year".
Because the committee created to craft a solution to the mixing skiers and fat bikers on the Vasa Trail is making some progress on a compromise, the regional DNR official has declined to forward a ban request to the State DNR office.
It remains hard to believe and difficult to accept that the passing of our wonderful friend Dave occurred just a few weeks ago. As a follow up to the original notice, we have finalized the plans for Daveâ€™s memorial and celebration of life on June 1st.
Tech logged the first and last grooming of the season, kicking off on November 24 and ending on April 28. Thatâ€™s a 155-day season, or a little over five months. Another way to look at it, we had groomed trails for skiing during 42 percent of the year.