Noah Hoffman (Aspen, CO) and Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) led a strong U.S. presence Saturday, taking titles at the 42k Merino Muster near Wanaka, the third stop in the global Worldloppet long distance ski series.
Bob Frye, founder of Cross Country Ski Headquarters in Higgins Lake, has been inducted by the board of the Michigan Snowsports Industries Association to the Michigan Ski Hall of Fame as a Snow Sports Builder.
The Noquemanon Trail Network will once again have the ice cream tent at the International Food Fest, in Mattson Lower Harbor Park on July 2, 3 and 4, with all proceeds going to support non-motorized trail development.
No snow around this time of year—just pavement and the various poling machines. But that doesn’t mean you can’t be working on your technique. And with the growing prevalence and importance of double-poling, this seems like a good area to focus on.
We are adding a spring work weekend to the schedule this year to address the poor condition of the siding on The Warming Room / Pole Barn. The plan is to replace the existing board and batten with sheets of T1-11 siding.
Northern Michigan's Ian Torchia was nominated for the 2016-17 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team. He was the only current collegian to be named to either the men's or women's squads and was placed on the D team.