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Keweenaw Peninsula Ski Trip Preview

  • Thursday, January 02, 2020
  • 8:00 AM
  • Sunday, January 05, 2020
  • 9:00 PM
  • Houghton, MI

Ring in the New Year with your friends as you ski or snowshoe your way through the Keweenaw Peninsula with the Nordics.

We will leave Thursday morning January 2 at 8 am and stop to ski in Wisconsin at Brown County Reforestation Camp near Green Bay (30 km of trails, chalet, and 3 km of snowshoe trails) or WinMan Trails near Winchester, WI (19 km of trails, chalet, and over 8 km of snowshoe trails). We will ski at several different locations in the Keweenaw Peninsula, which is the one place that almost always has snow even in poor snow years! We will return on Sunday, January 5.
  • Swedetown has 30 km of groomed trails , 5 ½ km of snowshoe trails, and a chalet with food for sale.  
  • Michigan Tech University has 35 km of superbly groomed , wide trails with a chalet and small warming hut.
  • Maasto Hiihto has 24 km of scenic, striding-only trails and chalet with homemade food. 
These ski areas have both skating (except for Maasto Hiihto) and striding trails for all skiing abilities as well as snowshoe trails.

Cost Includes:  Motor coach transportation, trail fees, and three nights accommodations at the Franklin Square Inn 

centrally located in downtown Houghton with swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, free 5 options restaurant breakfast, and microwave and refrigerator in each room. Bar/lounge with live music  and a daily free rail drink or domestic bottled beer with dinner at the hotel restaurant. Other restaurants are within walking distance.  An optional group dinner will be offered.

More trip details including cost will be posted by mid-September.

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