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Forbush Corner: as Guillaume Girard says, "It may be thin, it may be uneven, but it is awesome no matter what. It's never too early for a new xc ski season. Good to see many familiar faces."

Forbush Corner: as Guillaume Girard says, "It may be thin, it may be uneven, but it is awesome no matter what. It's never too early for a new xc ski season. Good to see many familiar faces."

Can Caitlin Gregg win a record fourth Birkie title?
Can Caitlin Gregg win a record fourth Birkie title?

Can Caitlin Gregg win a record fourth Birkie title?

2/19/2016 - By USSA

Foremost among the favorites will be Caitlin Gregg (Minneapolis, MN), going for her fourth Birkebeiner women’s title. Gregg won in 2011 (where she broke the Women’s 50K Skate course record), 2013 and 2014.

Live BIRKIE video feeds on Saturday morning!
Live BIRKIE video feeds on Saturday morning!

Live BIRKIE video feeds on Saturday morning!

2/19/2016 - By Mike Muha

Live BIRKIE video feeds on Saturday morning! North America's largest and most prestigious cross-country ski marathon. FIS Marathon Cup and USSA SuperTour.

CXC Skiing names GLD Junior National Team
CXC Skiing names GLD Junior National Team

CXC Skiing names GLD Junior National Team

2/18/2016 - By CXC Skiing

Sixteen Great Lakes skiers were named to the Junior National Teams after the Mayor’s XC Challenge in Minneapolis, MN, February 13-14, which was the final Junior National Qualifier (JNQ) of the season.

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Get waxing! Wax recommendations for the Birkie and Grinder
Get waxing! Wax recommendations for the Birkie and Grinder

Get waxing! Wax recommendations for the Birkie and Grinder

2/18/2016 - By Mike Muha

[UPDATED 2/18 2:26pm] Recommendations are out for the Birkie! Will update as the recommendations change or new recommendations are added.

Birkie champ to race in 1972 throwback suit
Birkie champ to race in 1972 throwback suit

Birkie champ to race in 1972 throwback suit

2/17/2016 - By Ben Wizner

Cutting edge meets family heritage when Tad Elliott, seeks to honor his Father’s successful skiing career, while attempting to clinch his second American Birkebeiner title this weekend at the 2016 event.

Michael and Rebecca Davis win Gran Travers
Michael and Rebecca Davis win Gran Travers

Michael and Rebecca Davis win Gran Travers

2/14/2016 - By Mike Muha

Michael Davis made it a double victory this weekend, winning Saturday's North American Vasa 27km classic and Sunday's 16km Gran Travers Classic. And Rebecca Davis took no prisoners in the women's division, finishing first with a 10 minute lead.

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Kaitlyn Patterson girls all but two men in Vasa 27km freestyle
Kaitlyn Patterson girls all but two men in Vasa 27km freestyle

Kaitlyn Patterson girls all but two men in Vasa 27km freestyle

2/14/2016 - By Mike Muha

Alex Vanias and Mariah Frye-Collie win the 50km freestyle, but Kaitlyn Patterson crushes men and women alike in 27km Vasa freestyle.

Copper Country wins boys and overall; TC Central wins girls HS Championhsip
Copper Country wins boys and overall; TC Central wins girls HS Championhsip

Copper Country wins boys and overall; TC Central wins girls HS Championhsip

2/14/2016 - By Mike Muha

The Copper Country Ski Tigers won the overall Michigan State High School Cross Country Ski Championship title by taking first in the boys and third in the girls competition. Marquette Senior was second overall. TC Central won the girls title.

Copper Country Ski Tigers lead High School Championships
Copper Country Ski Tigers lead High School Championships

Copper Country Ski Tigers lead High School Championships

2/13/2016 - By Dan Wiitala

Copper Country leads the boys team scoring with Marquette second and Traverse City Third. Traverse City girls currently on top followed by Copper Country and Marquette.

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Vasa Ski Club moves into Brumbaugh Cup lead
Vasa Ski Club moves into Brumbaugh Cup lead

Vasa Ski Club moves into Brumbaugh Cup lead

2/11/2016 - By Mike Muha

Brumbaugh Cup results through the Hanson Hills Classic.

Get Waxing! Wax recommendations for the weekend's racing
Get Waxing! Wax recommendations for the weekend's racing

Get Waxing! Wax recommendations for the weekend's racing

2/11/2016 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Wax recommendations for this weekend's Michigan Cup cross country ski races: Michigan High School Championships, North American Vasa, and Gran Travers.

Superiorland Ski Club and MSHS High School host 2016 Championships
Superiorland Ski Club and MSHS High School host 2016 Championships

Superiorland Ski Club and MSHS High School host 2016 Championships

2/10/2016 - By Dan Wiitala

The Superiorland Ski Club and its affiliated Marquette Senior High School Nordic Ski Team will play host to the State’s High School Nordic Ski Championships on Friday and Saturday, February 12 and 13 on Ishpeming’s Al Quaal trails.

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LATEST TRAIL CONDITIONS

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Lakes of the North: Skiied Lakes of the North this morn. 3-4 inches of fluffy lake effect. Ground underneath was wet/warm. PBB dry lube helped with stickiness, but was still a bit "sticky wicket." Drove through Gaylord on way home. Gaylord area got the most snow, 6-7 inches but ground underneath it is wet/warm. Hap wright

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