Navarion Wildlife Area, January 16, 2014 (Photo: Tim Ewing)
Gooseberry Falls State Park, January 11, 2014 (Photo: Tony Lockhart)
Zillmer, December 27, 2013 (Photo: Jeff Grotenhuis)
Avoiding the Crowds
December 20, 2011
While most Twin Cities ski trails will be crowded this season, we offer some general tips on how to avoiding dense populations.
Cross-Country Ski Rentals
January 11, 2010
Looking for cross-country ski rentals? We've put together a collection of links, both in the Twin Cities and around the region.
December 8, 2005
A rough breakdown on passes/fees you'll need for skiing at parks and trail systems in the upper Midwest.
Under the Lights
December 1, 2000
A review of some of the lighted ski trails in the area.
Duluth Trail Maintenance
October 20, 2014
Duluth XC is working to get the area trails in shape for winter -- and could use your help! Events are scheduled through the start of November.
Frozen Thunder Opens in Canmore
October 18, 2014
Since 2009, Canmore Nordic Centre has been opening the North American ski season with their Frozen Thunder event. This year they've pushed out a 2K ski loop using snow saved from the end of last season.
Photoset: Opening Day
Blue Hills Fundraiser Banquet
October 17, 2014
The Blue Hills Trail Association is holding their annual fundraising banquet on November 1st. The evening includes a delicious buffet meal, two major raffles, plus thousands of dollars in prizes offered as many silent auction items. RSVP due by Oct 29th.
North End Ski Club to Hold Pig Roast Fund Raiser
September 24, 2014
The North End Ski Club in Cable will hold a fund raising pig roast this Sunday, Sep 28th at the North End Trailhead near Cable.
Lester-Amity Chalet Open House Sep 20-21
September 14, 2014
There will be a Lester-Amity Chalet Open House this Saturday and Sunday, Sept 20th and 21st. The purpose of the open house is to showcase the chalet, share with the community our vision for the building and grounds, and gather support from the community as we move forward with this exciting project.
Lester-Amity Chalet Clean-Up and Open House
September 3, 2014
The Friends of the Lester-Amity Chalet are asking for local supporters to come out this Sunday, Sep 7th, and next, Sep 14th, to help prepare the Lester-Amity Chalet for an open-house on Sep 20-21st.
Trollhaugen Closes Down Nordic Trails
August 18, 2014
Trollhaugen has officially announced it will not be making snow for the Troll Hollow Nordic Center this season. The string of recent good snowfall seasons have made the Nordic operation unprofitable. They are planning to continue offering early morning Nordic on the downhills at the start of the season.
Duluth Ski Trails Master Plan Review
August 7, 2014
Duluth Parks and Rec will be presenting their mini master plan for the Duluth ski trails to the Parks commission on August 13th. Public opinions on the plan are being actively sought. Review the plans online and make your voice heard!
Duluth Looking for Input on Trail Segment Names
July 26, 2014
Duluth XC along with Duluth Parks is seeking input on adding some names to local trail segments. The goal is to improve signage on the trails, and to provide more meaningful names to the ski loops. Input deadline is Aug 31st.
Public Meeting on Duluth XC Trails Master Plan Jun 5th
May 24, 2014
There will be a public input meeting on the Duluth XC Ski Trail Master Plan Thursday, June 5th. This will be the final public input session for the Duluth Cross Country Ski Trail Master Plan, so make your opinions known!
Woodland Trails Corridor Conflict
April 25, 2014
Skiers are being asked to rally to help prevent a possible transportation corridor through Woodland trails in Elk River. Organizers are hoping those interesting in the future of the ski trails at Woodlands will attending the city council meeting on Monday evening, May 5th.