Nordic Ski Club
of Milwaukee
 

Events

Our current 4 month calendar

The Nordic Ski Club of Milwaukee welcomes newcomers and prospective members to any of our events.

To add an event, email details to nordicskiclub.mke@gmail.com.

The Nordic Ski Club will occasionally list events sponsored by other organizations. The Club and these other organizations are separate and distinct. The Club provides information without compensation about other events solely as a service to members or guests who may be interested in such outings. The Club has no control or voice in managing these events.  Members and guests should exercise their own judgment and participate in these events cautiously and at their own risk.

Upcoming events

    • Saturday, September 23, 2017
    • 10:00 AM
    • Cushing Memorial Park, Main Street and Cushing Park Road, Delafield, WI
    Join Paul and Rita Keber for a 36 mile bike ride starting at Cushing Memorial Park located at Main Street and Cushing Park Rd in the city of Delafield. We will be biking through the Waukesha County countryside to the town of Sullivan before heading back to Delafield. The route consists of a variety of flat to rolling terrain with moderate hills. Cue sheets and maps will be available.

    To get to the start, take the Cty C (Delafield) exit from I-94 north ½ mile to Main Street. Turn left and go ½ mile to Cushing Park Rd and turn right into the park. Please be ready to start the ride at 10:00 am. Bike helmets are not required, but are strongly recommended. After the ride is over, we’ll head to the Lumber Inn in Delafield for food and drink. For additional information call Paul at 262-547-4827. On the day of the ride you can reach me on my cell phone at 262-309-1918.
    • Saturday, September 30, 2017
    • 11:00 AM
    • N9084 County Road H, Walworth, WI 53190
    Join other Nordics for a scenic hike on the rolling hills of the Nordic Trails in the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest. The hike will begin at 11:00 am at the trailhead and will be about 7 miles.

    After the hike we will head to the La Grange general store for refreshments.

    To get to the trails, take I-43 southwest to Hwy 20 (

    (East Troy) and go west on Highway 20 to Hwy 12. Go west on Highway 12 to County H (La Grange), then head north on County H several miles to the parking lot on theeast (right) side of the road.

    Those people who live in Milwaukee may wish to carpool from the Hales Corners Park & Ride lot. Plan to leave the Park & Ride by 10:15 am. Call Mike Craig at 414-552- 5011 if you have any questions or to let him know you are coming.
    • Friday, December 29, 2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • Monday, January 01, 2018
    • 9:00 PM
    • Houghton, MI
    Registration is closed

    Ring in the New Year with your friends, and have a great holiday getaway, as you ski or snowshoe your way through the Keweenaw Peninsula with the Nordics.

    We will leave Friday morning December 29 at 8 am and stop to ski at Brown County Reforestation Camp near Green Bay or Afterglow near Phelps. We will ski at several different locations in the Keweenaw Peninsula:
    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 Quality Inn & Suites centrally located in downtown Houghton with swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, free continental breakfast, and microwave and refrigerator in each room.  Restaurants are within walking distance.  At least one optional group dinner will be offered.

    Contact trip leader Julie Amundson at 262-567-4531 or jpammo@sbcglobal.net for more information.

    Click this link for more details (trip flyer)

    Also please read: 

    Online registration will open on 10/21/17.

    Save $20 if you register by 11/29/17.
    • Friday, January 26, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sunday, January 28, 2018
    • 9:00 PM
    • ABR Ski Trail in Ironwood, MI
    Registration is closed

    Enjoy some great skiing at ABR (Active Backwoods Retreats) Trails) from January 20th to the 22nd. The bus leaves Friday morning at 8 am.

    On Friday, we will likely ski at Nine Mile Forest near Wausau. Nine Mile Forest, which is the home of the Badger State Winter Games, has about 30 km of trails, groomed for striding and skating, and suitable for all abilities. There is a nice chalet with ski rentals.

    We plan to ski both Saturday and Sunday at ABR on 73 km of scenic trails that are family owned and meticulously groomed. There also are 10 km of snowshoe trails. The chalet has a ski shop, and ski and snowshoe rentals.  Hot pasty or homemade lunches will likely be available on Saturday.  ABR Trails has both skating and striding trails for all skiing abilities. 

    Both Nine Mile Forest and ABR Trails have extensive networks of designated snowshoe trails.

    Cost Includes:  Motor coach transportation, trail fees, and two nights accommodations at the Americinn in Ironwood with swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, free continental breakfast, and microwave and refrigerator in each room.  Restaurants are within walking distance.  An optional Saturday group dinner will be offered.

    Contact trip leader Greg Wyder at 414-477-9016 or wyder@sbcglobal.net for more information.

    Click this link for more details (trip flyer)

    Also please read: 

    Online registration will open on 10/21/17.

    Save $20 if you register by 12/27/17.

    • Friday, February 09, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sunday, February 11, 2018
    • 9:00 PM
    • Minocqua, WI
    Registration is closed

    Please join us for some fantastic skiing at Minocqua Winter Park and Nine Mile Forest from February 9th to the 11th. 

    The bus leaves Friday morning at 8 am. We will be stopping on the way up to ski at Nine Mile Forest near Wausau. Nine Mile Forest, which is the home of the Badger State Winter Games, has about 30 km of trails, groomed for striding and skating, and suitable for all abilities. There is a nice chalet with ski rentals.

    We will ski at Minocqua Winter Park on Saturday and Sunday. Minocqua Winter Park has 90 km of beautifully groomed trails for striding and skating, including both flat and hilly terrain for all skiing abilities. It has a large ski lodge with a café that serves a variety of excellent food; and has a well-stocked ski shop where ski and snowshoe rentals are available.  

    Both Nine Mile Forest and Minocqua Winter Park have extensive networks of designated snowshoe trails.

    Accommodations are at the Best Western Plus Concord Inn in downtown Minocqua with swimming pool, whirlpool, bar, free continental breakfast, and microwave and refrigerator in each room. A group dinner option will be available for Saturday night.

    Contact trip leader John McCarthy at 414-412-0331 (Cell) or johnnymac1952@gmail.com for more information. Don’t miss this opportunity for some truly great skiing.

    Cost Includes:  Motor coach transportation, trail fees, and two nights accommodations at the Best Western Plus Concord Inn in downtown Minocqua.  Restaurants are within walking distance.

    Click this link for more details (trip flyer)

    Also please read: 

    Online registration will open on 10/21/17.

    Save $20 if you register by 1/10/18.

    • Friday, March 02, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sunday, March 04, 2018
    • 9:00 PM
    • Munising, MI
    Registration is closed

    Join us for our popular ski trip to Valley Spur near Munising, MI. 

    We will leave Friday morning at 8 am and will ski at Brown County Reforestation Camp near Green Bay (30 km of ski trails and chalet) or at Valley Spur.

    We plan to ski Saturday and Sunday at Valley Spur Ski Trail with 45 km of trails that are some of the most scenic to be found anywhere. Valley Spur Ski Trail is in the Hiawatha National Forest outside of Munising MI.  Picturesque, 3-km snowshoe trails are also available, and a cozy log cabin. 

    Saturday is the annual “Taste and Glide” event (included in the trip price) that benefits Valley Spur. Lots of delicious food and beverages will be at several stops along a beginner trail as well as in the log cabin.

    Accommodations are at the Holiday Inn Express near Munising with sauna, whirlpool, swimming pool, free continental breakfast, and microwave and refrigerator in each room. 

    All ski areas have both skating and striding trails for all skiing abilities.

    Cost Includes:  Motor coach transportation, trail fees, and two nights accommodations at the Holiday Inn Express.  

    Special things to remember include a spaghetti dinner (BYO beer or wine) on Friday evening as well as Saturday's annual Taste & Glide event. This is a popular end-of-the-ski-season event for both skate and classical style skiers. Come experience the well groomed trails in the impressively picturesque Hiawatha National Forest near Munising, MI.

    For questions, please contact trip leader Stan Rosenstiel at 262-694-2206 or mrstanmr@yahoo.com.

    Click this link for more details (trip flyer)

    Also please read: 

    Online registration will open on 10/21/17.

    Save $20 if you register by 1/31/18.

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