Nordic Ski Club
of Milwaukee
 

Events

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.

Join us on our 2014-2015 Ski Trips:

SKI TRIP STATUS as of 10/20/14 (2014-15 ski Trips)

TRIP DATES

DESTINATION

Openings

Waiting List

Fri., Dec. 12 (6 pm) – Sun., Dec. 14  ABR Trails; Ironwood, MI  39 
Thur., Jan. 1 (8 am) - Sun., Jan. 4  Keweenaw Peninsula, MI  22 
Fri., Jan. 23 (8 am) - Sun., Jan. 25  Minocqua Winter Park  31 
Fri., Feb. 13 (8 am) - Sun., Feb 15  Marquette, MI  39 
Fri., Mar. 6 (8 am) – Sun., Mar. 8
Valley Spur; Munising, MI
38  0

Upcoming events

    • Saturday, October 25, 2014
    • 7:00 PM
    • 2302 S. 82nd Street in West Allis
    Join your fellow Nordics for a Board Games night at Al Burrill's home on Saturday October 25th, any time after 7:00pm.  Address is 2302 S. 82nd Street, southeast corner of 82nd/Lincoln in West Allis.  Please feel free to bring a dish to pass, any alcoholic beverages you wish, and a favorite board game.  Please RSVP at awburrill@earthlink.net or by phone at (414) 651-0695.  Hope to see you there!
    • Friday, December 12, 2014
    • 6:00 PM
    • Sunday, December 14, 2014
    • 9:00 PM
    • ABR Ski Trail in Ironwood, MI
    Start the winter ski season with some great skiing at ABR (Active Backwoods Retreats) Trails. The bus leaves Friday evening at 6 pm. We plan to ski both Saturday and Sunday at ABR on 69 km of scenic trails that are family owned and meticulously groomed. There also are 10 km of snowshoe trails. Accommodations are at the Americinn in Ironwood, MI with swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, and free continental breakfast. The chalet has snacks for sale, a ski shop, and ski and snowshoe rentals.  Hot pasty or homemade lunches will likely be available.  ABR Trails has both skating and striding trails for all skiing abilities. 

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

    Contact trip leader Greg Wyder at 414-477-9016 for more information.

    Click this link for more details (trip flyer)

    Also please read: 

    • Thursday, January 01, 2015
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sunday, January 04, 2015
    • 9:00 PM
    • Houghton, MI
    Enjoy great skiing in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Upper Michigan.  We will leave Thursday morning January 1 at 8 am and stop to ski at Brown County Reforestation Camp (30 km) near Green Bay or Afterglow (18 km) near Phelps. We will ski at several different locations in the Keweenaw Peninsula:
    These ski areas have both skating and striding trails for all skiing abilities as well as snowshoe trails except for Maasto Hiihto.

    Cost Includes:  Motor coach transportation, trail fees, and two nights accommodations at the Super 8 Motel in Houghton with swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, and free continental breakfast.  Restaurants are within walking distance.  At least one optional group dinner will be offered.

    Contact trip leader Harriet Pfersch at 414-453-6872 for more information.

    Click this link for more details (trip flyer)

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    • Friday, January 23, 2015
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sunday, January 25, 2015
    • 9:00 PM
    • Minocqua, WI
    Please join us for some fantastic skiing at Minocqua Winter Park and Nine Mile Forest from January 23rd to the 25th. The bus leaves Friday morning at 8 am. We will be stopping on the way up to ski at Nine Mile Forest in 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. It also has 6 km of snowshoe trails. There is a nice chalet with ski rentals.

    We will ski at Minocqua Winter Park on Saturday and Sunday. Minocqua Winter Park has 75 km of beautifully groomed trails for striding and skating, including both flat and hilly terrain for all skiing abilities. It also has 11 km of designated snowshoe trails. 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. 

    Accommodations are at the Best Western Plus Concord Inn in Minocqua with swimming pool, whirlpool, bar/lounge, and free continental breakfast. A group dinner option will be available for Saturday night. Contact trip leader John McCarthy at 414-412-0331 (Cell) 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 Concord Inn.  Restaurants are within walking distance.

    Click this link for more details (trip flyer)

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    • Friday, February 13, 2015
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sunday, February 15, 2015
    • 9:00 PM
    • Marquette, MI

     
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    On Friday, we will ski at Brown County Reforestation Camp near Green Bay (30 km of trails, spacious chalet) or Valley Spur near Munising (45 km of trails, heated log cabin, and 3 km of snowshoe trails).

    Saturday and Sunday skiing will be at several locations in the Marquette area. The Lower Noquemanon Trail has 35 km of groomed 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. Possible other ski areas are Blueberry Ridge (21 km), Saux Head (12 km), and Big Bay (15 km). All ski areas except Big Bay have both skating and striding trails for all skiing abilities.

    Accommodations are at the Ramada Inn in downtown Marquette with swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, restaurant, and lounge. Additional restaurants are within walking distance. Optional breakfasts and Saturday group dinner will be offered. Contact trip leader Stan Rosenstiel at 262-694-2206 or at mrstanmr@yahoo.com for more information.

    Cost Includes:  Motor coach transportation, trail fees, and two nights accommodations at the Ramada Inn.  Restaurants are within walking distance.

    Click this link for more details (trip flyer)

    Also please read: 

    • Friday, March 06, 2015
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sunday, March 08, 2015
    • 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 stop to ski at Brown County Reforestation Camp near Green Bay (30 km of trails and chalet) or at Valley Spur depending on snow conditions.

    We plan to ski Saturday and Sunday at Valley Spur Ski Trail with 45 km of picturesque ski trails, 3 km of snowshoe trails, and cozy log cabin. It is located in the Hiawatha National Forest outside of Munising MI.

    Saturday is the annual optional “Taste and Glide” event
    (optional, about $10 extra) that benefits Valley Spur. Lots of delicious food, such as chocolate-covered strawberries, will be at several stops along a beginner trail as well as in the log cabin. On Sunday, there may be an option to ski at the very scenic McKeever Hills with 12 km of striding-only trails.

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


    All ski areas have both skating and striding trails for all skiing abilities, except McKeever Hills.

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

    For questions, please email trip leader Jane Stoltz, 1jmstoltz@gmail.com

    Click this link for more details (trip flyer)

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