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The US Weather Service forecast for Monday: Plenty of rain this morning with some rivers starting to exceed their banks. We transition to snow this evening as gusty winds bring falling temperatures. Tuesday morning commute will be impacted by snow. Greatest amounts of snow Northwest; strongest winds Southeast.

The US Weather Service forecast for Monday: Plenty of rain this morning with some rivers starting to exceed their banks. We transition to snow this evening as gusty winds bring falling temperatures. Tuesday morning commute will be impacted by snow. Greatest amounts of snow Northwest; strongest winds Southeast.

Petition Update: DNR reports on new Vasa fat bike trail
Petition Update: DNR reports on new Vasa fat bike trail

Petition Update: DNR reports on new Vasa fat bike trail

11/24/2014 - By Mike Muha

"Vasa Skiers" provided an update to the original petition opened on Change.org back in April 2014, following the recent DNR meeting with skiers and bikers on November 20, 2014. This is the full text of the press release by &quoVasa Skiers".

Fundamental body position and movement patterns of Classic Skiing
Fundamental body position and movement patterns of Classic Skiing

Fundamental body position and movement patterns of Classic Skiing

11/24/2014 - By USSA

U.S. Ski Team coach Bryan Fish reviews the fundamental body positions and movements for classic skiing technique.

Volunteers sought for US Nationals
Volunteers sought for US Nationals

Volunteers sought for US Nationals

11/20/2014 - By Michigan Tech

Michigan Tech will host the 2015 U.S. Skiing Championships Jan. 2-10 at its on-campus Nordic Training Center. The organizing committee is looking for volunteers to help put on this world-class event.

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Toko introduces JetStream 2.0 and HelX 2.0
Toko introduces JetStream 2.0 and HelX 2.0

Toko introduces JetStream 2.0 and HelX 2.0

11/19/2014 - By Ian Harvey

Toko has introduced new versions of Helix and JetStream, and has updated the application method. Take note!

Leeward side of Great Lakes get slammed
Leeward side of Great Lakes get slammed

Leeward side of Great Lakes get slammed

11/18/2014 - By Mike Muha

Can you say "Lake Effect"? The large temperature difference between the Great Lakes and the air allows the air to rise quickly, generate lots of lake effect snow.

A cold ride for a good cause in Nashville
A cold ride for a good cause in Nashville

A cold ride for a good cause in Nashville

11/15/2014 - By Mike Muha

It was off the rollerskis and on the bike for a November 1 JDRF ride to raise money for research into a cure for Type 1 diabetes. But what's with 32 degrees and 20 mph winds...in Nashville???

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Reserve Fischer demo skis and boots at Yellowstone Ski Festival
Reserve Fischer demo skis and boots at Yellowstone Ski Festival

Reserve Fischer demo skis and boots at Yellowstone Ski Festival

11/14/2014 - By Rick halling

The registration process is quite simple. Go to http://tinyurl.com/fischerWEST and fill out the form. You will receive a confirmation within 48 hours. Quantities are limited so do not delay.

Forbush Corner opens tomorrow (Saturday)
Forbush Corner opens tomorrow (Saturday)

Forbush Corner opens tomorrow (Saturday)

11/14/2014 - By Todd Hubbard

We have about 10 inches of snow on the ground in Frederic. I'm headed out to roll the East Trail System with the intent of grooming it again in the morning.

Lower Peninsula to have over 8 inches of snow
Lower Peninsula to have over 8 inches of snow

Lower Peninsula to have over 8 inches of snow

11/13/2014 - By Mike Muha

The US National Weather Service Gaylord Michigan says expect quite a bit of snowfall. Forbush Corner is considering open this weekend because of the forecast.

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Valley Spur says 'Bring your A skis'
Valley Spur says 'Bring your A skis'

Valley Spur says 'Bring your A skis'

11/13/2014 - By Valley Spur

Valley Spur says there is close to 2 feet of snow. Bring your A skis!

Noque Nordic memberships now available
Noque Nordic memberships now available

Noque Nordic memberships now available

11/12/2014 - By Noquemanon Trail Network

The Noquemanon Trail Network (NTN) now has Nordic ski memberships available for sale at area outlets throughout Marquette County.

Michigan Cup Children's Hospital of Michigan Team Challenge
Michigan Cup Children's Hospital of Michigan Team Challenge

Michigan Cup Children's Hospital of Michigan Team Challenge

11/12/2014 - By Becca Beebe

Michigan Cup teams have challenged each other to significantly to the White Pine Stampede donation to Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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UPCOMING

TUE, NOV 25, 2014

Team NordicSkiRacer Night Rollerski
Kensington Park Apartments, Grand River Ave, near Kent Lake Road, near Kensington Metropark

FRI, NOV 28, 2014

Thanksgiving Weekend Sale, Bean Bomb Bash, and Fashion Show
Cross Country Ski Headquarters

MON, DEC 1, 2014

Rolling Hills, Trapper's Cabin, Mackinac Cut and Wild Turkey Trails Open
Cross Country Ski Headquarters

Headlight Night Skiing for $5
Cross Country Ski Headquarters

More events...

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TRAINING LOG

THU, NOV 20: XC Ski-Classic, 1:03, Just ski

WED, NOV 19: Run, :40, Aerobic threshold

SUN, NOV 16: Rollerski-Doublepole, :40, Uphill DP intervals

SAT, NOV 15: Rollerski-Skate, 2:17, Long slow distance

THU, NOV 13: Run, :50, Aerobic Threshold

More log entries...

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LATEST TRAIL CONDITIONS

MON, NOV 24

Nubs Nob: XC Trail System: Closed

SUN, NOV 23

Noquemanon Trail-Forestville: Forestville: Warm temperatures overnight kept the groomers parked. Fortunately (for skiers anyway) the thaw looks to be a short lived affair to be followed with new snow.

Skiers are reminded that Michigan’s fire arm Deer Hunting season runs through the 30th. If you do choose to ski you must wear blaze orange. Please do not disturb hunters. It is not only a courtesy but the law.

The Big Bay Pathway is not yet groomed.

Saux Head was groomed and track set Thursday

Cross Country Ski Headquarters: XC Ski Headquarters Ski Report 11/23/2014 As of 6:30 this Sunday morning the temperature was 41F. The bad news is that the snow has turned soggy and skiing is not practical. The good news is that it looks like we will get cooler temps and more snow Monday night and Tuesday! The Stone Turtle Day Lodge and will be serving Famous Spicy Chili and a variety of Stone House Bread Paninis today. Chef Mariah is serving her best Veggie Chili ever! The weather for today is calling for occasional showers during the afternoon with a high of 43F. Tonight the low will be 40F with rain. Monday is forecast to be a high of 43F with rain transitioning to snow in the afternoon. A hike on The Marl Lake Trail takes you back to true wilderness! The other good news is that the Pre-Season Sale continues and shoppers have been getting and will continue to get Black Friday prices before Black Friday! The selection is the best ever! Hours are 10 to 5:30 Mon – Thurs, 9 to 6 Fri & Sat and 9 to 5 on Sunday. This looks like a good to be a duck or to come shopping at Cross Country Ski HQ and have lunch too! Lynne, Bob, Mariah, Stu, Fran, Erin, Dana, Brian, Sarah, Steve, Matt & Crew

More trail reports...

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