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I do not know what kind of winter we will have, but I like THIS forecast better than most!

I do not know what kind of winter we will have, but I like THIS forecast better than most!

Birkie Registration over 7,000 ... Almost 75% full

8/6/2013 - By American Birkebeiner

The number of registrations for the 2014 Swix American Birkebeiner events on February 22 has jumped to over 7,000, heading toward the cap of 10,300 skiers.

Michigan Cup skiers need for 100k relay running race

7/18/2013 - By Ann Wagar

John Gravlin had a fun idea of trying to get a Michigan Cup team of men and women or a co-ed team together to run the Top of Michigan 100k relay race from Gaylord to Mackinaw. It is a six legged race of varying distances from 7 miles to 16 miles.

Swix signs as title sponsor of American Birkebeiner Ski Events
Swix signs as title sponsor of American Birkebeiner Ski Events

Swix signs as title sponsor of American Birkebeiner Ski Events

7/11/2013 - By Andy Canniff and Susan Kendrick

The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is proud to announce a two-year commitment from Swix Sport USA as title sponsor of the American Birkebeiner cross country ski events.

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Downhill in cross country skiing
Downhill in cross country skiing

Downhill in cross country skiing

7/2/2013 - By Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre

Downhill skiing is thrilling challenges in high speed that doesn't cost that much energy and gives you a great feeling for the snow, but still a lot of skiers are afraid of the technique and very few are actually focusing on it.

Know where you're starting from
Know where you're starting from

Know where you're starting from

6/24/2013 - By Suzanne Hudson

It makes good sense to test at the beginning of the training year so that you have a baseline from which to measure your progress.

USSA Level 100 Technique Clinic on July 7

6/23/2013 - By Yuriy Gusev

CXC Skiing is sponsoring a USSA Level 100 Technique Clinic on July 7, 2013 between 2:00pm and 4:30pm CDT at Lake Owen Resort (14580 Resort Rd, Cable, WI 54821 - Meet at 1:45PM).

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Screening for cross country skiing
Screening for cross country skiing

Screening for cross country skiing

6/14/2013 - By Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre

Do you have the optimal flexibility, stability and mobility for cross country skiing? Curious to find out? We will bring you the tools you need in this video. Let Anders Södergren, HC Holmberg and Kim Hébert-Loiser be your guides.

The role of the pole in cross country skiing
The role of the pole in cross country skiing

The role of the pole in cross country skiing

6/13/2013 - By Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre

What do we know about the modern ski-pole? Well it's important for power transfer in upper body work. So which pole is the best pole? Can we measure this in any way other than length?

Birkie hosts 16-Nation Worldloppet Annual Meeting

6/12/2013 - By Susan Kendrick

On June 13-16, the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation will host delegates from all 16 nations of the Worldloppet Ski Federation at the Worldloppet Annual General Meeting in Hayward/Cable, Wisconsin.

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Top 5 maintenance tips for your Vasa Ergometer
Top 5 maintenance tips for your Vasa Ergometer

Top 5 maintenance tips for your Vasa Ergometer

5/29/2013 - By Rob Sleamaker

The Vasa Ergometer is built to last a lifetime with minimal maintenance. It's easy to keep your Erg working like new, and it won't cost you much more than some elbow grease.

Toko introduces Care Line to US
Toko introduces Care Line to US

Toko introduces Care Line to US

5/28/2013 - By Ian Harvey

Toko Care Line products are specially tailored to high-quality outdoor gear and footwear and draw from the company's history as a ski wax provider as well as Toko's partnership with outdoor titan, Schoeller Textiles.

Birkie grooms trails on May 3!
Birkie grooms trails on May 3!

Birkie grooms trails on May 3!

5/3/2013 - By Birkie

It is Friday morning and I just finished grooming and skiing at 5:30am. It truly is like mid winter conditions. 5"-6" base of clean new snow. Tilled, combed, and track set what we groomed yesterday at "OO".

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UPCOMING

TUE, NOV 20, 2018

Yellowstone Ski Festival, Nov 20-24
West Yellowstone, MT

Yellowstone Ski Festival • November 20-24
West Yellowstone, Montana

Team NordicSkiRacer rollerski intervals
Maybury State Park, 8 Mile Rd entrance, Northville, MI

THU, NOV 22, 2018

Thanksgiving!
United States

FRI, NOV 23, 2018

Thanksgiving Weekend Sale: Bean Bomb Black Friday, Smartwool Small Business Saturday, & Fashion Show Sunday
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

CXC Masters Camps, Nov 23-25
Cable, Wisconsin

SAT, NOV 24, 2018

NordicSkiRacer long rollerski
West Boat Launch, Kensington Metropark, Milford, MI

NordicSkiRacer long rollerski
West Boat Launch, Kensington Metropark, Milford, MI

Thanksgiving Weekend Sale: Smartwool Small Business Saturday, & Fashion Show Sunday
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

SUN, NOV 25, 2018

Thanksgiving Weekend Sale: Fashion Show Sunday
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

TUE, NOV 27, 2018

Team NordicSkiRacer rollerski intervals
Maybury State Park, 8 Mile Rd entrance, Northville, MI

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LATEST TRAIL CONDITIONS

MON, NOV 19

Noquemanon Trail-Forestville: Forestville Real Grooming Report: An inch of new snow overnight will be nature’s grooming for today’s skiers. As you recall, on Saturday we roll packed the Noque’ to the 19k mark near the gate as well as Animoosh, Zing and Boozhoo. Skating yesterday afternoon was very good. Classic was also good but there are no classic tracks set as of yet. Andy is back from the first weekend of Deer camp and will groom tonight.

Way Too Long Grooming Report: Did you look at the 6 day forecast? Could it get any better? Snow today and night and not at high temp over freezing! Andy will get the Wagis rolled and hopes to get some classic tracks set. The early season rolling has allowed the ground to freeze. We look to be seeing mid season conditions in November. Now I just need some mid season legs, arms and lungs.

Also, just a word on the trail head. We have ordered a new time operated door. The one we have been using gave up the ghost this fall. With a short week this week we are not expecting to have it fixed until next week. You youngsters have heard stories about when we used to have to sit in our cars and change our boots and then just drive home after skiing. So, imagine this is old timer’s week and you can get an idea of how life was in the olden days.

Sondo
PS: Skiers are reminded to wear orange and to respect hunters. And, hunters are reminded not to shoot skiers with orange hats. No grooming can take place during the day until December 1st to keep the woods quiet during fire arm deer season.

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