Nordic Ski Club Of Milwaukee

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.  

Find the signup forms below. You can use paypal or download the form and mail a check to the trip leader.  To check on the status of a trip or to get more information, contact the trip leader or check the Ski Trip Status on our Web site’s Events page.

    • Saturday, December 29, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • Tuesday, January 01, 2019
    • 9:00 PM
    • Houghton, MI

    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 Saturday 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 Franklin Square Inn centrally located in downtown Houghton with swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, complementary restaurant breakfast with 5 options, and microwave and refrigerator in each room.  Bar/lounge with complimentary rail drink or domestic bottled beer each day and live music onsite. Restaurants are within walking distance.  At least one optional group dinner will be offered.

    Trip flyer and more detailed information will be posted by mid-September.


    • Saturday, January 19, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Monday, January 21, 2019
    • 9:00 PM
    • Marquette, MI

    Join us for a ski trip that we last offered 4 years ago by participating in a trip to the Marquette area.  We will leave Saturday morning at 8 am and stop to ski at Green Bay Reforestation Camp where there are 30 km of trails and a chalet.  Skiing for Sunday and Monday will be at several areas in the Marquette area. The Lower Noquemanon Trail has 35 km of ski trails, including 15 km of loops around the Forestville heated shelter.  From Forestville, you can ski west 14 km or east 7 km toward Marquette along the Noquemanon Trail. Blueberry Ridge has 21 km of ski trails and a new heated shelter. 

    Accommodations are at the Ramada Inn in downtown Marquette with sauna, whirlpool, swimming pool,  restaurant, and lounge. Additional restaurants are within walking distance. An optional group dinner will be offered.

    Trip flyer and more detailed information will be posted by mid-September.

    • Friday, February 08, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sunday, February 10, 2019
    • 9:00 PM
    • Minocqua, WI

    Please join us for some fantastic skiing at Minocqua Winter Park and Nine Mile Forest from February 8th to the 10th. 

    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 Americinn in downtown Minocqua with swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, free continental breakfast, and microwave and refrigerator in each room. A group dinner option will be available for Saturday night.

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

    Trip flyer and more detailed information will be posted by mid-September.

    • Friday, March 01, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sunday, March 03, 2019
    • 9:00 PM
    • Munising, MI

    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.

    Trip flyer and more detailed information will be posted by mid-September.

    • Saturday, March 16, 2019
    • Saturday, March 23, 2019
    • Snow Mountain Ranch (YMCA of the Rockies), Colorado

    Make plans  to join us on a week-long ski trip to Snow Mountain Ranch (YMCA of the Rockies) in Colorado. Ski on over 100 km of ski trails at Snow Mountain Ranch. These trails have both skating and striding trails for all skiing abilities. Miles of snowshoe trails start from the Nordic Center. There are also 40 km of groomed fat tire bike trails. Snowshoes and fat tire bikes are available for rent. 

    We will fly from Milwaukee to Denver, CO and drive to Snow Mountain Ranch via rental car (4 wheel drive vehicle for every 4 skiers). The trip will have seven night's lodging at Snow Mountain Ranch with 2 people per room (rooms contain mini fridge and microwave). 

    Trip flyer and more detailed information will be posted at a later date.


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