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.

Miners Park Adding Maintenance Facility

May 19, 2021
Improvements continue at the Miners Memorial Heritage Park in downtown Ironwood, MI. as supporters move toward a heated building for storing trail maintenance equipment.

Blue Mound Master Plan Comment Due Wed Morning

May 16, 2021
Some controversy has arisen around a proposed Master Plan for Blue Mound State Park that includes a snowmobile trail connecting the Military Ridge State Trail to the county trail system north of the park. The deadline to comment on the proposed master plan is 11 am this coming Wednesday.

Telemark Development Update and Q&A Live Event Replay

April 27, 2021
The Birkie staff held a Live Event Tuesday evening to discuss recent progress on Telemark development, plans and dreams for the future, and answer questions from the audience.