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Boyne Mountain – Summit-to-Stein’s Snowshoe Supper – February 9 – 10, 2018
[ February 9, 2018; 6:00 pm; February 10, 2018; 6:00 pm; ] Stein Eriksen's Friday, February 9, 2018 Saturday, February 10, 2018 6:00pm Get a lift to the top and snowshoe your way to dinner! Offered every Friday and Saturday evening through March 10. In true Boyne Mountain fashion, we have taken an ordinary dinner and made it, well, more fun! Whether you are dining with family, catching up with couples, or [...]

North American VASA Festival of Races – February 10 & 11, 2018
[ February 10, 2018 to February 11, 2018. ] The 42nd Annual North American VASA Festival of Races February 10th and 11th, 2018 Saturday, February 10th, 2018 North American VASA 11km, 28km and 50km -- Freestyle Races 6km Freestyle (14-19 yrs only) Vasa 42km & 10km Fat bike Races Sunday, February 11th, 2018 34km, 16km and 6km Classic Races <> Visit the VASA Website >>>> <> North American Vasa On Facebook Below are the latest postings from [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – February 10, 2018
[ February 10, 2018; 4:00 pm; ] 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! Adults and children are welcome. If you need to rent skis [...]

Boyne Mountain – Summit-to-Stein’s Snowshoe Supper – February 16 – 17, 2018
[ February 16, 2018; 6:00 pm; February 17, 2018; 6:00 pm; ] Stein Eriksen's Friday, February 16, 2018 Saturday, February 17, 2018 6:00pm Get a lift to the top and snowshoe your way to dinner! Offered every Friday and Saturday evening through March 10. In true Boyne Mountain fashion, we have taken an ordinary dinner and made it, well, more fun! Whether you are dining with family, catching up with couples, or [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – February 17, 2018
[ February 17, 2018; 4:00 pm; ] 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! Adults and children are welcome. If you need to rent skis [...]

Hanson Hills Classic – February 18, 2018
[ February 18, 2018; ] Hanson Hills Classic Meijer State Games- Hanson Hills Classic Update – Classic Race will be moved from Hanson Hills to Forbush Corner’s Sunday February 18th Classic Race will be moved from Hanson Hills to Forbush Corner’s Sunday February 18th. Due to the recent warm-up the trail system at Hanson Hills has taken quite the beating. Our Classic tracks [...]

Boyne Mountain – Summit-to-Stein’s Snowshoe Supper – February 23 – 24, 2018
[ February 23, 2018; 6:00 pm; February 24, 2018; 6:00 pm; ] Stein Eriksen's Friday, February 23, 2018 Saturday, February 24, 2018 6:00pm Get a lift to the top and snowshoe your way to dinner! Offered every Friday and Saturday evening through March 10. In true Boyne Mountain fashion, we have taken an ordinary dinner and made it, well, more fun! Whether you are dining with family, catching up with couples, or [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – February 24, 2018
[ February 24, 2018; 4:00 pm; ] 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! Adults and children are welcome. If you need to rent skis [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – 25th Annual Junior Muffin Pursuit Races – February 25 , 2018
[ February 25, 2018; ] The longest standing juniors race in Michigan, the Muffin Race will be held at Cross Country Ski Headquarters on Sunday, February 28th. The race is a Junior Girls & Boys 8km Pursuit race. Skiers will classic ski the first half of the race then ski freestyle the second half of the race.

Boyne Mountain – Summit-to-Stein’s Snowshoe Supper – March 2 – 3, 2018
[ March 2, 2018; 6:00 pm; March 3, 2018; 6:00 pm; ] Stein Eriksen's Friday, March 2, 2018 Saturday, March 3, 2018 6:00pm Get a lift to the top and snowshoe your way to dinner! Offered every Friday and Saturday evening through March 10. In true Boyne Mountain fashion, we have taken an ordinary dinner and made it, well, more fun! Whether you are dining with family, catching up with couples, or [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Ribs and Blues – March 3, 2018
[ March 3, 2018; 1:00 pm; ] A well-celebrated tradition at Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Ribs and Blues brings together live music from local artists and our famous Sweet Baby Ray’s slow cooked barbequed ribs, cooked over open flame by renowned chef German Dave.

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – March 3, 2018
[ March 3, 2018; 4:00 pm; ] 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! Adults and children are welcome. If you need to rent skis [...]

Boyne Mountain – Summit-to-Stein’s Snowshoe Supper – March 9 – 10, 2018
[ March 9, 2018; 6:00 pm; March 10, 2018; 6:00 pm; ] Stein Eriksen's Friday, March 9, 2018 Saturday, March 10, 2018 6:00pm Get a lift to the top and snowshoe your way to dinner! Offered every Friday and Saturday evening through March 10. In true Boyne Mountain fashion, we have taken an ordinary dinner and made it, well, more fun! Whether you are dining with family, catching up with couples, or [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – March 10, 2018
[ March 10, 2018; 4:00 pm; ] 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! Adults and children are welcome. If you need to rent skis [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Spring Ski Fest & Hawaiian BBQ – March 10, 2018
[ March 10, 2018; ] Wear your Hawaiian shirt and feast on some of the best Hawaiian Barbeque this side of the Pacific! We will be barbequing locally raised pork hocks, along with island style veggies and of course fresh pineapple. Celebrate all that is great about spring: long, sunny days of great cross country skiing in Michigan! Visit XC Ski Headquarters Website [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Michigan Cup Relays – March 11, 2018
[ March 11, 2018; 9:30 am; ] A Michigan Cup Relay Race with 3 skiers per team: 2 legs freestyle, one leg classic; approximately 8km per leg for freestyle and classic. Registration starts at 9:30am. Relays start at 11am. Entry Fee is $20 per racer. All entrees score Team Points.

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – March 17, 2018
[ March 17, 2018; 4:00 pm; ] 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! Adults and children are welcome. If you need to rent skis [...]

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 Wednesday February 21st, 2018 - 8:33 am Just a quick update on our current conditions: Downhill and Tubing: Snow coverage is looking good as of right now. We do have some [...]

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.

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Labor Day Weekend Clearance Sale! – September 1 to 4, 2017
[ September 1, 2017 to September 4, 2017. ] Don't miss our ANNUAL BLOW-OUT SALE this Labor Day Weekend! Specials include: - Up to 50% OFF almost all of last year’s winter jackets, fleeces, performance layering pieces, pants, kids clothing, boots, shoes, hats, gloves and more. We have a HUGE stock! - Clearance on The North Face, Columbia, Under Armour, Patagonia, Merrell, Smartwool, and more. - YUUUGE sale [...]

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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