Cross Country Ski Report – Tuesday, Feb 20th

Groomed cross country ski trails northern Michigan Cross Country Ski Headquaters

This morning is another good morning to ski! The Trapper’s Cabin trail is in great shape, with tracks set and snowcombed skate lanes. The rest of the trails (except Tall Pines) are also in good condition, with just a few thin spots beginning to show – the snow quality is high, with no ice and no wet spots. Enjoy it early for best conditions!

Today’s Forecast: Partly cloudy. High 42F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, February 24th – 1:00pm: Ribs & Blues, 10:30am: Free Beginner Lesson
A favorite XC Ski HQ tradition, Ribs & Blues features an afternoon of fantastic live music from Rhett’s Eastside Blues Band, as well as German Dave’s famous BBQ ribs. It’s a perfect day to hit the trails, then kick back by the fire and enjoy great music and outstanding ribs, scalloped potatoes, and coleslaw. There is also a free beginner ski lesson at 10:30am.

Sunday, February 25th – 31st Annual Junior Muffin Race!
Join us for the longest standing juniors race in Michigan! The Muffin Race celebrates the fun of youth skiing with a Junior Girls and Boys 5km Team Sprint Relay Race. This 13+ freestyle relay race will feature two skiers per relay team. Registration begins at 9:30am on Sunday, with a 10:30am start. After the Muffin Team Sprint Relay Race, we will hold three Mini Muffin freestyle races: Ages 6 years old and under, 7 to 9, and 10 to 12. All racers 12 and under will be awarded a medal. There is no entry fee for the Mini Muffin racers. All racers receive a post-race lunch, which costs $5 for anyone else who might be hungry too. Click the link below to register (ages 13 and up only are encouraged to pre-register).

Click here to view the complete event calendar!

All the best,
Mariah, Stu, Bob, Lynne, George, Missy, Erin, Alex, Mitch, Krista, Will, Donnie and the crew

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