As winter snows cover the rolling hills of Northern Michiganâ€™s wine country, several wineries on the scenic Leelanau Peninsula near Traverse City have responded with a new approach to touring and tasting: a vineyard-to-vineyard ski and snowshoe trail.
Todd Neiss, Recreation Specialist, Parks and Recreation Division of the Michigan DNR, responds to a recent complaint he received about fatbikes on the Vasa Trail System. Neiss sent a copy to the TART Fat Bike Advisory Committee who thought it would be add
Iâ€™ve been curious how the Kingdom Trails policy was working out and so this week I gave the Kingdom Trail Association a call. I learned that in fact fat bikes are no longer permitted at all on their groomed nordic ski trails.
A recent article on the fatbike controversy elicited comments that were rude and inappropriate. Reasonable discussion among people with opposing viewpoints is one of the foundations of the United States. Calling people names is not.
Snowshoeing and cross country skiing are quick to learn and fun for all ages, and they are a great way to get some exercise. On Saturday, January 11, 2014 (Winter Trails Day), you can learn for free at a Winter Trails location.
fter his grueling rounds of chemo, he would never have the time or energy to run his cross country and snowshoeing park by himself as he always did. That was until his friends teamed up and volunteered to run the business as Forbush continued to fight.
The Cannonsburg Ski and Ride Area has opened just under 4 miles of groomed loops for XC skiing, fat bike, and snow shoe use. The Winter Trails will be 4 feet wide with a max width of 7 feet in the downhills and passing areas.