Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club, Hancock, Michigan

Events

    • KNSC Annual meeting!

      April 29, 2014 N/A

      Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club will hold its annual meeting Tuesday April 29th, 6-8 PM
      at the Houghton Nara Chalet. Main feature is a pot luck dinner; bring your favorite dish to cook/make; KNSC will provide utensils, plates, cups and drinks. Business will principally be election of a new board and socializing. All welcome. Questions ?? or comments reply to this email or call me at 487-5411 Jay Green, Pres. KNSC

    • Barnelopet Childrens ski race

      February 9, 2015 N/A

      Registration opens at 1pm Sunday and is for ages 3 through 17 years old; parents are encouraged to ski with their children if they wish.
      The Barneløpet registration and ski start is at the Hancock Four Seasons Chalet trailhead on the Maasto Hiihto cross-country trail system with groomed and marked courses of 1, 2, 4, and 6 km, each for children of differing ages/abilities.

Barneløpet  Sunday, Feb 9th, 2014

The Barneløpet (meaning “Children’s Race” in Norwegian) is a classic-style cross-country ski event.
The Barneløpet (pronounced bar-NEE-lop-it) first
began in 1987 and was modeled after the “Barnebirke,” a children’s cross-county ski race held each year as a part of the world-famous American “Birkebeinerheld in Hayward, Wisconsin. 

The young ones line up for their race!

  Our Barneløpet, is an annual event held the second Sunday in February to encourage kids and families to get out and enjoy our winter snow season. It is sponsored jointly by the KNSC, City of Hancock, and the Sons of Norway’s Ulseth Lodge.

  Join us for a fun day of skiing at Hancock’s Maasto Hiihto cross-country ski trails.

Registration is open for ages 3 through 17 years old; parents are encourages to ski with their children if they wish. 
The Barneløpet start is at the Hancock Four Seasons Chalet trailhead on the Maasto Hiihto cross-country trail system with groomed and marked courses of 1, 2, 4, and 6 km, each for children of differing ages/abilities. Parents can ski with their children if they wish, to make
it a family outing!

Registration:  1:00 pm at the Four Seasons Chalet at the trailhead in Hancock (County Fair Grounds)
Start Times:  2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in age groups.
Noncompetitive- Ski for time or take your time!  

Youth skiers who complete their chosen course receive a large, colorful enameled Participation Medallion and can enjoy the hot chocolate and cookie treats provided at the Chalet for everyone after they finish.
A suggested donation of $3 per child or $5 per family, to help defray the costs of the
event, is welcome.

To download a registration form, click here: BarnelopetRegistration_2014

 

For more area outdoor events and ski trails, visit Keweenaw Trails!


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