Nordic Ski Club OF Milwaukee

Cross-country Ski, Bike, Hike and More!

The Nordic Ski Club of Milwaukee is a year-round recreation and social club.

Members arrange cross-country ski and snowshoe trips to northern Wisconsin, Upper Michigan and throughout the southeastern Wisconsin area. When the snow disappears, members enjoy • biking • camping • hiking • canoeing/ kayaking. Social events include • winter and summer picnics • monthly meetings • dining • board games • hiking and more. Cross-country ski lessons - both classic and skate - are offered during most outings.


   

About The Nordics

The Nordic Ski Club of Milwaukee was founded in 1971 to promote cross-country skiing in Wisconsin. Club founders helped design many ski trails in the Kettle Moraine State Forest including the McMiller and Nordic Trails.

The Nordics welcome members of all ages. Members come from southeast Wisconsin, Madison and Chicago areas.

Monthly Meetings run fro
m September to April; usually on the third Friday of the month. Check the Upcoming Event schedule for meeting dates, locations and topics.
  • October Meeting – Ski Trip Sign-up
  • December Meeting – Holiday Party
  • January - Winter Picnic and Ski Lessons
  • March Meeting – Annual Elections and Pot Luck Dinner
  • April Meeting – Fundraising for XC-related activities, organizations and trails.



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Ski Trails

Lapham Peak State Forest: 17.5 miles including 2.5 miles of lighted trail. Groomed for skate/freestyle and classical/diagonal; beginner, intermediate and expert skier. Mix of gentle and hilly terrain with steep climbs and descents.

Nordic Trail: Named for the Nordic Ski Club of Milwaukee. 18.2 miles of trails; 7 ski loops. Groomed for skate/free style and classical/diagonal; beginner, intermediate and expert skier. Gentle, rolling and steep terrain.

Brown Deer Park: 4.5 miles of trails. Groomed for skate/freestyle and classical/diagonal; beginner and intermediate skier. Flat, gentle terrain; wooded and open.


Too energetic to stay cooped
up all winter?
Do you like to Cross-Country Ski?
Or would you like to learn?
Looking for a year-round club
to meet new friends?

Join The Nordics


Volunteer Activities

Active volunteer members arrange ski and snowshoe trips to northern Wisconsin, Upper Michigan and in the Milwaukee area.

Our club is involved with the Wisconsin Nordic Network and are a sponsor of the Kortelopet Scholarship program. We voice our concerns to the State about conservation of ski/hiking trails in State forests and we help maintain trails.

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Winter Ski Trips

If you haven’t signed up for the Nordic Ski Club of Milwaukee’s winter ski trips yet, don’t delay!  The sooner you sign up, the better chance you have to being assured a spot on one or more of these great trips. 

Keweenaw Ski Trip
Dec. 29 Jan. 1

ABR Ski Trip,
January 26 - 28

Minocqua Winter Park Ski Trip,
February 9 - 11

Valley Spur Ski Trip,
March 2 - 4


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