Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club, Hancock, Michigan

Events

    • 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.

RETRO SKI FUN At Churning Rapids!

RSVP by Thursday noon please!
Join Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club (KNSC) and Keweenaw Land Trust (KLT) at Churning Rapids for some old time skiing.  On the afternoon of Sunday February 2, 2014 between Noon and 3 PM skiers will gather at the Triangle, the touch point of Trails #4 & #10 (trail map available at http://www.keweenawnordic.org/trail-map/). 

Retro Ski at Churning Rapids

There will be a fire and chili to warm you and a lavvu will be set up (What’s a lavvu? check out lavvu.com).  Knickers, wool sweaters, wood skis and bamboo poles are not required but skiers are encouraged to use them if they have them.  Skiing too will be the old way – breaking trail in the woods!  Don’t let that discourage you, bring a friend or two – the more the merrier and less trail breaking to do! The backcountry tour will leave at 1:30 and participants will determine the length and difficulty of the tour. No fee but donations are appreciated and will be split evenly between the Keweenaw Cross Country Ski Endowment at the Keweenaw Community Foundation and KLT’s Land Stewardship Fund.  A heads-up on numbers would be appreciated so there is enough chili for everyone. Please call Jay at 9o6.487-5411 to let him know the number of skiers in your party or to answer any questions.

  

 

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


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