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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Bavarian Ski Festival – January 25, 2020
[ January 25, 2020; ] Dust off your Lederhosen and join us for a taste of the Alps! Enjoy a gorgeous day of XC skiing on the HQ trail system, then test your strength at Masskrugstemmen, with stein-holding contests for men and women starting at 2:00pm. Three people at a time can ski in unison atop our giant pair of “Team [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Beginner Ski Lesson – January 25, 2020
[ January 25, 2020; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our FREE beginner ski lesson, which teaches the basics of cross country skiing. Learn classic (traditional) style or skate skiing, as well as hill climbing and descending, and turning. We will even teach you how to get up when you fall down! Ski rentals are available, please sign in at [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Beginner Ski Lesson – February 1, 2020
[ February 1, 2020; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our FREE beginner ski lesson, which teaches the basics of cross country skiing. Learn classic (traditional) style or skate skiing, as well as hill climbing and descending, and turning. We will even teach you how to get up when you fall down! Ski rentals are available, please sign in at [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Around the World Wine and Ski Tour – February 1, 2020
[ February 1, 2020; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Our first ever Around the World Wine and Ski Tour will showcase different wines from around the world along a beautifully groomed cross country ski trail! Venture out along the Blizzard trail on your XC skis or snowshoes, where wine tastings from Europe, South America, Australia and the US await you, along with complementary finger-food [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Mason Tract Point-to-Point Rendezvous – February 8, 2020
[ February 8, 2020; ] Join us in a point-to-point ski tour of our beloved local trail, the Mason Tract. This groomed (classic only) nine mile, intermediate level trail winds along an undeveloped stretch of the AuSable River. The scenery is pristinely beautiful, and skiing through it is a quintessential Northern Michigan winter experience. We will meet at XC Ski HQ [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Beginner Ski Lesson – February 8, 2020
[ February 8, 2020; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our FREE beginner ski lesson, which teaches the basics of cross country skiing. Learn classic (traditional) style or skate skiing, as well as hill climbing and descending, and turning. We will even teach you how to get up when you fall down! Ski rentals are available, please sign in at [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Winter Fest Night Skiing – February 14, 2020
[ February 14, 2020; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Experience the magic of winter by light of rustic torches! From 5:30pm to 7:30pm, skiers and snowshoers can enjoy a groomed, torchlit trail out to Trapper’s Cabin, where a bonfire and hot cocoa await. Equipment rentals are available anytime before 7:00pm. Your purchase of a Winter Fest badge ($5) is your ticket to night skiing, as well [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Beginner Ski Lesson – February 15, 2020
[ February 15, 2020; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our FREE beginner ski lesson, which teaches the basics of cross country skiing. Learn classic (traditional) style or skate skiing, as well as hill climbing and descending, and turning. We will even teach you how to get up when you fall down! Ski rentals are available, please sign in at [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Learn How to Skate Ski Clinic with Wendy Anderson – February 22, 2020
[ February 22, 2020; 3:00 pm; ] Have you been thinking about trying skate skiing, but aren’t sure how to get into it? Join us for our Learn How to Skate Ski Clinic, which includes a 3 hour skate ski rental, Facilities Pass, and 90 minute group skate ski lesson with amazing instructor Wendy Anderson. Cost is $35 ($20 for BYO Equipment). The [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Beginner Ski Lesson – February 22, 2020
[ February 22, 2020; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our FREE beginner ski lesson, which teaches the basics of cross country skiing. Learn classic (traditional) style or skate skiing, as well as hill climbing and descending, and turning. We will even teach you how to get up when you fall down! Ski rentals are available, please sign in at [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Junior Muffin Sprint Relay Race – February 23 , 2020
[ February 23, 2020; ] The longest standing juniors race in Michigan, the Muffin Race will be held at Cross Country Ski Headquarters on Sunday, March 3, 2019. 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.

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Ribs and Blues – February 29, 2020
[ February 29, 2020; 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 Beginner Ski Lesson – February 29, 2020
[ February 29, 2020; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our FREE beginner ski lesson, which teaches the basics of cross country skiing. Learn classic (traditional) style or skate skiing, as well as hill climbing and descending, and turning. We will even teach you how to get up when you fall down! Ski rentals are available, please sign in at [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Full Moon Night Skiing – March 6, 2020
[ March 6, 2020; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Experience the magic of winter by light of rustic torches, and the full moon! From 5:30pm to 7:30pm, skiers and snowshoers can enjoy a groomed, torchlit trail out to Trapper’s Cabin, where a bonfire and hot cocoa await. Equipment rentals are available anytime before 7:00pm. Full Moon Night Skiing! March 6, 2020 – Friday <> Visit XC Ski Headquarters Website >>>> <> Cross [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Beginner Ski Lesson – March 7, 2020
[ March 7, 2020; 10:30 am; ] Learn how to cross country ski at our FREE beginner ski lesson, which teaches the basics of cross country skiing. Learn classic (traditional) style or skate skiing, as well as hill climbing and descending, and turning. We will even teach you how to get up when you fall down! Ski rentals are available, please sign in at [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Michigan Cup Relays – March 8, 2020
[ March 8, 2020; 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 Events – 2016 – 2017
Thanksgiving Weekend Sale, Small Business Saturday, Bean Bomb Bash, and Fashion Show – November 25 – 28, 2016 Pure Michigan Family Winter Trails Day – January 7, 2017 November 19th, 2016 – Saturday, 4:00pm Free Toko Wax Clinic with Nick Baic Learn the best of the waxing world from Toko guru and Michigan Junior Olympic Coach, Nick Baic. He [...]

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.

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Photos
Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Photos – 2017 Below are the latest photos from the Cross Country Ski Headquarters Page On Facebook. Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction iconsCross Country Ski Headquarters Thursday January 23rd, 2020 - 3:15 pm PlayConditions are off the hook after the 2+ inches of dense snow [...]

XC Ski Headquarters Snow Report
Visit XC Ski Headquarters Website >>>> <> XC Ski Headquarters On Facebook Below are the latest postings from the XC Ski Headquarters Page On Facebook. <> Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction iconsCross Country Ski Headquarters Thursday January 23rd, 2020 - 3:15 pm Conditions are off the hook after the 2+ inches of dense [...]

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – More Powerful Poling
After The Eli Brown Skate Skiing Clinic double poling has new power! The next Eli Brown Skate Skiing Clinic at Cross Country Ski Headquarters will be held Dec 8, 2012 at 10am. Visit Cross Country Ski Headquarters Website >>>>

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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Cross Country Ski Headquarters On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Cross Country Ski Headquarters Page On Facebook.

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Thursday January 23rd, 2020 - 3:15 pm

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Conditions are off the hook after the 2+ inches of dense snow this morning! Join us this weekend for great skiing, games, and too much fun at our first annual Bavarian Ski Festival on Saturday, and The Half Wits live music on Sunday!! #snowmuchfun #puremichigan #germanpretzels #livemusicmichigan ... See MoreSee Less

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Wade loves to ski ❤️🐾 #wadeformayor2020

Linda Conger... conditions look perfect!

Thursday January 23rd, 2020 - 3:13 pm

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Conditions are off the hook after a couple inches of nice dense snow early this morning! Join us for a ton of fun coming up this weekend, with Bavarian Ski Festival on Saturday, and the Half Wits live music on Sunday. Another great #puremichigan weekend awaits at #xcskihq! ... See MoreSee Less

Monday January 20th, 2020 - 3:10 pm

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Gorgeous conditions this weekend! The skiing is still amazing, come on out and enjoy the snow!! #xcskiing #trapperscabin #puremichigan @ Cross Country Ski Headquarters ... See MoreSee Less

Gorgeous conditions this weekend! The skiing is still amazing, come on out and enjoy the snow!! #xcskiing #trapperscabin #puremichigan @ Cross Country Ski HeadquartersImage attachment

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Your facility had been great to me and my family verry fun place

It was a beautiful day!

Had a blast!

Great today🙂⛷

Can't wait!!!!

Plenty of snow

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Saturday January 18th, 2020 - 3:33 pm

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Just some of the fun happening at HQ today! Amazing snow!!! @ Cross Country Ski Headquarters ... See MoreSee Less

Just some of the fun happening at HQ today! Amazing snow!!!  @ Cross Country Ski HeadquartersImage attachment

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Great conditions today out on the trails. Let it snow.

Great day today on the trails!!

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Photos From Instagram

Here are the latest photos of Cross Country Ski Headquarters via instagram. If you have an instagram photo to share of your visit to Cross Country Ski Headquarters, choose “Cross Country Ski Headquarters” as your location and your photos will appear in the photo stream below.

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