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.

Trail/Park Fees

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.

Purchasing Trail Passes Online

November 22, 2023
Snowmaking operations are firing up across the region as cold weather finally settles in. We've updated our list of trail passes and parking permits, most of which you can purchase online and be ready to hit the groomed trails.

Ariens Nordic Trail Passes on Sale

November 16, 2023
Ariens Nordic Center in Brillion, WI, is Wisconsin's newest snowmaking operation, now heading into their second season. They are offering early-bird pricing on seasonal trail passes -- act by Nov 30th for the lowest pricing.

ABR Grows Team for Upcoming Season

October 28, 2023
With owner Eric Anderson undergoing surgery this week, ABR is glad to welcome two additional members to their operations this season! Nathan Williams will be working full-time in all areas and Kyle Pallin will be assisting in grooming.

Seeking Stolen Grooming Equipment

October 26, 2023
The Nordic Ski Club of Central Minnesota is seeking the communities help in finding stolen grooming equipment.

Goose Lake Ski Trail Fall Clean-up Day

October 15, 2023
The Lake Country Nordic Ski Club will be having their annual Goose Lake Ski Trail fall clean-up this Saturday morning, Oct 21st.

Endurance Adventures: Upcoming September Clinics

September 9, 2023
September is a busy month for Endurance Adventures with a couple of clinics planned—the first, a skate technique roller ski clinic on the 11th, and the second, a dryland pole bounding clinic on the 18th. Both clinics are free to attend, although attendees are asked to register in advance. Also, be sure to check out some of the upcoming ski trips Endurance Adventures has planned as there will be a $100 price hike for all winter trips going into effect on October 1st.

American Birkebeiner Launches Campaign for Mt. Telemark Village

August 24, 2023
The development of the Mt. Telemark Village, the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation's most ambitious undertaking to date, is well underway just outside of Cable, WI, but the project still needs financial support to reach it's goal of opening by next year. With over half of the funding for the 10 million dollar campaign already secured, the ABSF is now inviting the public to get involved and help the project reach the finish line.

Endurance Adventures: The Secret to Aging in Style

August 21, 2023
Endurance Adventures' Kim Rudd recently Interviewed Nancy Bauer, the Hayward legend and mother of Olympian John Bauer, documenting her life experiences on and off the trail and her ability to remain active while aging.