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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – December 15, 2018
[ December 15, 2018; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson! This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down! Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Full Moon Night Skiing! – December 21, 2018
[ December 21, 2018; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Experience the magic of winter under the moonlight, and the light of rustic torches! Enjoy night skiing along a torchlit trail to Trapper’s Cabin, where a bonfire and hot chocolate await you. The torches and bonfire are lit from 6pm to 8pm. Skiers or snowshoers who need to rent equipment must do so by 7pm. Join us for [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Santa at Trapper Cabin – December 22, 2018
[ December 22, 2018; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Ski or snowshoe to Trapper’s Cabin to find Santa! This rustic, jubilant Santa will be tending the bonfire, roasting chestnuts, and telling wintery tales to kids from 1 to 92. Join him for free hot cocoa and lots of Christmas spirit! Santa at Trapper Cabin! December 22th – Saturday 12:00pm – 3:00pm Visit XC Ski Headquarters Website >>>> Cross Country Ski [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – December 22, 2018
[ December 22, 2018; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson! This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down! Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – December 29, 2018
[ December 29, 2018; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson! This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down! Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – January 5, 2019
[ January 5, 2019; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson! This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down! Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s [...]

Crystal Mountain – Winter Trails Day – January 5, 2019
[ January 5, 2019; ] Stay tuned for details! Information from Cross-Country Winter Trails Day 2018 Winter Trails Day offers children and adults new to snow sports the chance to try snowshoeing and cross country skiing for free, and to discover the great fitness and social benefits with these easy-to-learn winter sports. Enjoy a free 2-Hour Trail Pass and rentals available from: • 1pm-3pm • [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – January 12, 2019
[ January 12, 2019; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson! This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down! Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Full Moon Night Skiing! – January 18, 2019
[ January 18, 2019; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Experience the magic of winter under the moonlight, and the light of rustic torches! Enjoy night skiing along a torchlit trail to Trapper’s Cabin, where a bonfire and hot chocolate await you. The torches and bonfire are lit from 6pm to 8pm. Skiers or snowshoers who need to rent equipment must do so by 7pm. Join us for [...]

Hanson Hills – Cote Dame Marie Ski Loppet – January 19, 2019
[ January 19, 2019; ] The 2016 Cote Dame Marie Loppet is presented by The Grayling Recreation Authority. This exciting Nordic Skiing Adventure will take you through the scenic hardwood trails of Hanson Hills Recreation Area, located in Grayling, Michigan.

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – January 19, 2019
[ January 19, 2019; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson! This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down! Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s [...]

Crystal Mountain – Iron Fish Distillery Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Race – January 20, 2019
[ January 20, 2019; ] Fat Chance is the staple of fat biking in Northern Michigan, and is back again for another legendary race at Crystal Mountain with new and familiar faces. The race will be held on the Otter Trail loop.  The new Otter Trail course is 2 miles of speed, twisting sections and minimal elevation.  Each lap in will [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – January 26, 2019
[ January 26, 2019; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson! This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down! Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – February 2, 2019
[ February 2, 2019; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson! This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down! Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – February 9, 2019
[ February 9, 2019; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson! This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down! Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Winter Fest Night Skiing – February 15, 2019
[ February 15, 2019; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Experience the magic of winter under the light of rustic torches! Enjoy Winter Fest night skiing along a torchlit trail to Trapper’s Cabin, where a bonfire and hot chocolate await you. The torches and bonfire are lit from 6pm to 8pm. Skiers or snowshoers who need to rent equipment must do so by 7pm. Join us for an [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – February 16, 2019
[ February 16, 2019; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson! This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down! Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – February 23, 2019
[ February 23, 2019; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson! This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down! Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – March 2, 2019
[ March 2, 2019; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson! This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down! Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – March 9, 2019
[ March 9, 2019; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson! This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down! Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – March 16, 2019
[ March 16, 2019; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson! This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down! Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – News and Specials via Facebook
Cross Country Ski Headquarters is one of the premier cross country ski destinations in the Midwest, offering 19 kilometers of groomed trail, a full service day lodge and kitchen, a rental facility with 200 pairs of ski and snowshoe rentals, and a specialty retail store featuring dozens of top XC ski and clothing brands at very low prices.

Hanson Hills – News and Specials via Facebook
Hanson Hills Recreation Area Offers a variety of Outdoor recreational amenities.. Winter Time Activities include: Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding, Cross Country Skiing, and TUBING! Hanson Hills Saturday December 8th, 2018 - 8:31 am Parking lot lighting is looking good! ... See MoreSee LessView on FacebookShareShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Google PlusShare on Linked InShare by EmailLikes: [...]

Great Lakes Winter Trails Council – News and Specials via Facebook
The Cross Country Ski areas that comprise the Great Lakes Winter Trails Council are committed to providing you with the finest and most diversified groomed cross-country skiing trails, plus service at a level that we're sure will meet your expectations.

Hanson Hills – Cardboard Sled Race – February 18, 2017
[ February 18, 2017; 11:00 am; ] February Winter Fun Days – Cardboard Sled Race - (Presented By Grayling High School Ski Team) - 2017 THEME: Star Wars - Registration: 11am-12:00pm - FEE: $5 per Sled

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Bob Frye Inducted to Michigan Ski Hall of Fame!
We are honored to announce that Bob Frye, after 42 years in the cross country skiing industry, has been inducted to the Michigan Ski Hall of Fame! The induction took place on Monday, August 22nd, at the Michigan Snowsports Industries Association annual meeting and dinner. Bob, founder of Cross Country Ski Headquarters, was honored for his [...]

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