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Hanson Hills closed for fatbike event, March 14-16
Hanson Hills closed for fatbike event, March 14-16

Hanson Hills closed for fatbike event, March 14-16

3/10/2014 - By Justin Andre

All of Hanson Hills Cross Country Ski trails will be closed to skier traffic the weekend of March 14-16th. The trail system will be open to the use of Fat Bikes, for a fundraising event.

Wild weather Thursday-Friday
Wild weather Thursday-Friday

Wild weather Thursday-Friday

2/19/2014 - By Mike Muha

Heading to the Birkie or up to the Boyne Grinder? You may be heading into a storm...Hayward and Cable are getting up to 14" of snow!

Skiing etiquette in marginal conditions
Skiing etiquette in marginal conditions

Skiing etiquette in marginal conditions

2/19/2014 - By Steve Thatcher

As warm weather and possible rain appear in the forecast, skiers need to think about what damage they might be doing to the trail and what the trail might look like after they go through.

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Traverse City introduces Wine Touring on Skis
Traverse City introduces Wine Touring on Skis

Traverse City introduces Wine Touring on Skis

2/13/2014 - By Mike Norton

As winter snows cover the rolling hills of Northern Michigan’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.

The DNR responds to complaint about fatbikes on the Vasa Trail
The DNR responds to complaint about fatbikes on the Vasa Trail

The DNR responds to complaint about fatbikes on the Vasa Trail

2/5/2014 - By TART Fat Bike Advisory Committee

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

Aspen Snowmass Nordic council mulls fat bike access to local ski trails

1/29/2014 - By Nelson Harvey

As the sport of fat biking continues to grow, the Aspen Snowmass Nordic Council is mulling whether to provide fat bikers with groomed access to other parts of its extensive trail network over time.

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Fatbikes on Cross-Country Ski Trails: Kingdom Trails in Vermont
Fatbikes on Cross-Country Ski Trails: Kingdom Trails in Vermont

Fatbikes on Cross-Country Ski Trails: Kingdom Trails in Vermont

1/23/2014 - By Andrew White

I’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.

Fatbikes and the Vasa Trail: Who will listen to concerns?
Fatbikes and the Vasa Trail: Who will listen to concerns?

Fatbikes and the Vasa Trail: Who will listen to concerns?

1/22/2014 - By Ken Roth

People who need to express an opinion on fatbiking on the Vasa trail need to contact the DNR, not TART. TART representatives have told me that concerns regarding Vasa trail use may be directed to...

NordicSkiRacer commenting policy
NordicSkiRacer commenting policy

NordicSkiRacer commenting policy

1/21/2014 - By Mike Muha

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.

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No Fat Tire Bikes t-shirts
No Fat Tire Bikes t-shirts

No Fat Tire Bikes t-shirts

1/7/2014 - By Dave Hietikko

I am the guy that made up the long sleeve shirts addressing the fat tire bikes on the trail problem. Ironic thing is that I am primarily a bike racer, but do a fair amount of skiing too

Learn to ski on Winter Trails Day
Learn to ski on Winter Trails Day

Learn to ski on Winter Trails Day

1/7/2014 - By Mike Muha

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.

Forbush Corner's owner enjoys heavy snow, fights cancer
Forbush Corner's owner enjoys heavy snow, fights cancer

Forbush Corner's owner enjoys heavy snow, fights cancer

12/27/2013 - By Fox 32 News

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.

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

TUE, JAN 22, 2019

4-H Junior Ski Program
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

SAT, JAN 26, 2019

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson (XCHQ)
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

SUN, JAN 27, 2019

Retro Ski
Maasto Hiihto/Churning Rapids trail system, Hancock, MI

TUE, JAN 29, 2019

4-H Junior Ski Program
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

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