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Michigan Tech holds annual Mountain Bike Camp

6/28/2011 - By Michigan Tech

The Michigan Tech mountain bike camp, which serves as a fundraiser for the cross country, Nordic skiing and track and field teams was a success for the second year in a row.

Traverse City: Beach town, foodie town, now a cycling town?
Traverse City: Beach town, foodie town, now a cycling town?

Traverse City: Beach town, foodie town, now a cycling town?

6/15/2011 - By Michael Norton

Know for decades as a beach town, and more recently as an up-and-coming “foodie” destination, Traverse City is becoming a serious bicyling city,

Fee to ski on state cross country ski trails?
Fee to ski on state cross country ski trails?

Fee to ski on state cross country ski trails?

6/1/2011 - By Mike Muha

House Bill No. 4299 was introduced by introduced by Michigan Rep. Steven Lindberg (D) that would require cross country skiers to purchase a permit to ski on state cross country ski trails.

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Pere Marquette Rail-Trail partially closed starting May 16
Pere Marquette Rail-Trail partially closed starting May 16

Pere Marquette Rail-Trail partially closed starting May 16

5/16/2011 - By Mike Muha

The Pere Marquette Rail-Trail will partially close starting Monday, May 16, for a re-surfacing project two weeks earlier than previously announced, which will allow the trail to reopen in early July, rather than the beginning of August.

176 days later, still grooming in West Yellowstone

5/1/2011 - By Sara Hoovler

It's May 1st, and we have now been skiing 176 consecutive days, and the snow is still deep and white some of the trails were groomed again this evening.

Stokely builds 14 km single track
Stokely builds 14 km single track

Stokely builds 14 km single track

4/29/2011 - By Algoma Highlands Conservancy

This is a challenging technical trail that features significant climbs, thrilling descents, and 13 water crossings and board walks. A trail head sign and map are currently being developed.

www.usskipoles.com/
Skier meets polar bear
Skier meets polar bear

Skier meets polar bear

4/18/2011 - By NorwayTV

What would you do if you met a polar bear?

Pere Marquette Rail-Trail Partially Closed for Surfacing Project

4/12/2011 - By DNR

The Department of Natural Resources announced that the portion of the Pere Marquette State Rail-Trail from Evart to east of Partridge Avenue in Clare County will be temporarily closed for the months of June and July.

How to use a manure spreader to make a cross country ski trail
How to use a manure spreader to make a cross country ski trail

How to use a manure spreader to make a cross country ski trail

4/6/2011 - By Bill McConnell

Three videos and step by step instructions on how to use a manure spreader to make a cross country ski trail...

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An April XC Ski at Huron Meadows Metropark
An April XC Ski at Huron Meadows Metropark

An April XC Ski at Huron Meadows Metropark

4/5/2011 - By Mike Muha

Take a pile of snow, protect it, then groom it out...and you have cross country skiing in April in southeast Michigan!

Photos from the Huron Meadows Ski Folly
Photos from the Huron Meadows Ski Folly

Photos from the Huron Meadows Ski Folly

4/5/2011 - By Mike Muha and Spencer Ruffner

Photos from the April 2, 2011 cross country ski folly at Huron Meadows Metropark.

Sale of Telemark Resort postponed: Back into limbo...

4/5/2011 - By Tom Held

A deal to secure the future of the Telemark Resort in Cable has stalled once again, creating uncertainty for organizers of the American Birkebeiner ski race and residents counting on jobs and income from Telemark.

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