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Cross Country Ski Trail News

Join a TART committee

11/11/2008 - By Missy Luyk

We are currently looking for interested folks to consider volunteering on one of our committees. If you enjoy maintenance, dreaming of new trail facilities, planning events, marketing, or fundraising- we have a committee for you!

ABR Trails opens today

11/10/2008 - By ABR Trails

We have groomed about 10- 15 km with some decent early season skiing and some poor early season conditions.

Royal Gorge reducing winter hours of operation

11/6/2008 - By Greyson Howard

Royal Gorge, Ice Lakes Lodge, and Rainbow Lodge will all be cutting back to five days a week rather than seven this winter. "Sometimes it costs us more to open the doors than if we don't"

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Washtenaw Ski Touring Club meeting dates

10/24/2008 - By Kathleen Donahoe

The chill in the air at the beginning of fall reminds us that our winter ski season will soon be on us. The Board, Officers and Committees of the Washtenaw Ski Touring Club have been busy developing a WSTC ski calendar and meeting schedule.

Friends of Blueberry Ridge meeting on Oct 29

10/24/2008 - By Cary Gottlieb

FOBBR came about last fall when funding for the cross-country ski trails was in jeopardy. This meeting will share what has been done to prevent a recurrence, where we stand, and what this year looks like

October skiing on the Dachstein Glacier
October skiing on the Dachstein Glacier

October skiing on the Dachstein Glacier

10/22/2008 - By Rick Halling

If there is a true opening day for the Nordic season, it is the first Monday in October. It is on that day every year that over a thousand Nordic athletes, coaches and trainers descend on Ramsau, Austria to begin their training on the Dachstein Glacier.

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NTN and Superiorland share admin

10/20/2008 - By Noquemanon Trail Network

Nikki Dewald will be starting at the administrator position today, and will be shared with the Superiorland Ski Club.

Storing last winter's snow for this fall's skiing
Storing last winter's snow for this fall's skiing

Storing last winter's snow for this fall's skiing

10/14/2008 - By Mike Muha

The "Snow Farming" project Davos, Switzerland has stored two covered piles of man-made snow over the summer for use at the end of October.

27-mile multi-use pathway proposed for Leelanau
27-mile multi-use pathway proposed for Leelanau

27-mile multi-use pathway proposed for Leelanau

10/8/2008 - By NW Michigan Council of Governments

The proposed trailway would provide a continuous scenic pathway from M-22 and Manning Road at the south boundary of Leelanau County to the north boundary of the Lakeshore at Good Harbor Bay, County Road 651, all within Leelanau County

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Dick Naperala wins Jim Mudgett Trail Pioneer Award
Dick Naperala wins Jim Mudgett Trail Pioneer Award

Dick Naperala wins Jim Mudgett Trail Pioneer Award

10/7/2008 - By Missy Luyk

Dick Naperala, a founding member of the Grand Traverse Hiking Club, has been a leader in the development and maintenance of 90 miles of hiking trails in northwest Michigan for over 15 years.

First frost! First snow!
First frost! First snow!

First frost! First snow!

10/5/2008 - By Jeff Kalember and Aaron Tarnow

First frost sighting in northern Michigan! First snow of the season at Mount Bachelor! Get the rock skis out!

Free Nordic ski walking clinic in Traverse City, Oct 21

10/3/2008 - By Pete Edwards

Walking with special hiking poles (Nordic Ski Walking Poles) is the fastest growing fitness activity in Europe and free Nordic Ski Walking Clinics are coming to Traverse City's Bay Ridge Retirement Community.

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