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NTN Forestville Trails: Year in Review 2012-2013

4/11/2013 - By NTN

It's April and there is still an abundance of snow to enjoy. It has been a wonderful winter from many perspectives. The following are just a few highlights.

Skiers honor Huron Meadows Metropark trail groomers
Skiers honor Huron Meadows Metropark trail groomers

Skiers honor Huron Meadows Metropark trail groomers

4/10/2013 - By Denise Semion

The 2013 Frosty Freestyle and Krazy Klassic cross country ski races donated $5,663 to Huron Meadows Metropark to support their efforts to provide exellent cross country skiing in southeast Michigan.

5th Annual Huron Meadows Groomer and Snowmaker Appreciation Party
5th Annual Huron Meadows Groomer and Snowmaker Appreciation Party

5th Annual Huron Meadows Groomer and Snowmaker Appreciation Party

4/5/2013 - By Ken Roth

It's time for the 5th annual Huron Meadows Groomer and Snowmaker appreciation party. We've added the word "Snowmaker" to the party's name to recognize that if it weren't for the snowmaking we would have had just a couple of days to ski around here.

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Toko helps sled dog world championship victory
Toko helps sled dog world championship victory

Toko helps sled dog world championship victory

4/3/2013 - By Ian Harvey

Tyson waxed the runners each day with Tribloc LF Black, Tribloc HF Blue and finished with JetStream Blue in all 3 races. Tyson also used a Blue structurite on the runners.

Are you aware of the Banff Mountain Film Festival coming to Traverse City?
Are you aware of the Banff Mountain Film Festival coming to Traverse City?

Are you aware of the Banff Mountain Film Festival coming to Traverse City?

3/22/2013 - By Judy Vajda

On April 2nd at 6:00pm, witness a series of high energy, adrenalin filled short films at the State Theater.The Vasa Ski Club has curate a program from a selection of films on exploration and adventure, culture and environment, and mountain sports.

The Spy Who Loved Biathlon
The Spy Who Loved Biathlon

The Spy Who Loved Biathlon

3/21/2013 - By Jerry Kokesh

James Bond like you've never seen him. World Cup Biathletes in a spy movie, filmed in Antholz, Oslo, Sochi and Khanty Mansiysk during the 2012-13 season.

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Make plans to race the 2014 Marcialonga and Dolomitenlauf now!
Make plans to race the 2014 Marcialonga and Dolomitenlauf now!

Make plans to race the 2014 Marcialonga and Dolomitenlauf now!

3/14/2013 - By VBT

VBT will offer a group trip to the 2014 Marcialonga and Dolomitenlauf Worldloppet races. Registration for VBT's 2014 Worldloppet Ski Tour closes on April 30, 2013.

Lots of snow; still well-below seasonal averages
Lots of snow; still well-below seasonal averages

Lots of snow; still well-below seasonal averages

1/24/2013 - By Mike Muha

Even with up to nearly 30 inches of snowfall in places, the lower peninsula is still well below seasonal averages for snowfall

Eight XC ski areas participate in Discover Michigan Skiing
Eight XC ski areas participate in Discover Michigan Skiing

Eight XC ski areas participate in Discover Michigan Skiing

12/26/2012 - By Mike Muha

The program, which has run every January for the past 19 years, includes: a beginner lesson, ski rental, and a cross-country trail pass for $20.

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Today will be the calm before the storm...
Today will be the calm before the storm...

Today will be the calm before the storm...

12/19/2012 - By NOAA, edited by Mike Muha

Snow accumulations in excess of 10 inches expected across northwestern and north-central lower and eastern upper Michigan.

Chocolate-Fueled Women's Ski Tour returns to Traverse City
Chocolate-Fueled Women's Ski Tour returns to Traverse City

Chocolate-Fueled Women's Ski Tour returns to Traverse City

12/14/2012 - By Mike Norton

The event that helped thousands of American women stop worrying about how they look in ski pants is returning this winter to its birthplace: the resort community of Traverse City.

El Niño this winter now seems unlikely
El Niño this winter now seems unlikely

El Niño this winter now seems unlikely

11/23/2012 - By NOAA

The appearance of an El Niño this winter now seems unlikely, which usually means less predictable U.S. winter climate conditions...

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