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.

Snow: Beartooth Hwy Closed Due to Major Snowfall

June 6, 2022
The famous Beartooth Hwy running between Cooke City and Red Lodge, Montana, had to close again over Memorial Day weekend after more than four feet of snowfall. Some epic photos of snow clearing operations.


May 22, 2022
Loppet LEMONS is Loppet Nordic Racing's year-round adult training team, and they who are looking to add members. Join them Monday evening, May 23rd, for an informational meeting on Loppet training.

Ariens Debuts New 20-Point Biathlon Range in Wisconsin

May 1, 2022
Groundbreaking has begun on a new 20-point biathlon range which will come online at the new Ariens Nordic Center this December, just south of Green Bay, WI. The facility will eventually include a year-round trail network for recreation, training and competition for cross-country skiing, biathlon, roller-skiing, running, hiking, and more, along with snowmaking and lighting.

Cook County: Don’t Miss Late Winter Cross Country Skiing

March 1, 2022
Cross country ski season isn’t over quite yet! Extend your time on the trails with longer days, warmer temperatures, bright sunshine. Visit Cook County invites all levels of skiers to enjoy 400 km of perfectly groomed trails throughout March.

American Birkebeiner Receives Major Tourism Grant

February 21, 2022
The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation received tour grant of over $750K which will be used in part to help fund development around the old Telemark property, including a biathlon range, rollerski trail, outdoor fitness area, and mountain bike trails. You can help with the Telemark development by joining their capital campaign.