STC Annual Meeting was November 13th. Big thanks to our guest Dr. Bill Rose who illuminated an intrigued group on how Swedetown’s geology is like icing on a hot chocolate cake. We certainly added to our knowledge of what is underground below our trails.
STC Monthly Board Meetings are open to anyone interested. Upcoming meetings are November 13th, December 11th, January 8th and February 12th at 7 p.m. in the Chalet. All season pass holders are Club members.
Winter Trails Day is a national event with 100 locations around the country. The 2018 Winter Trails Day at Swedetown was cold and bright. We had 55 skiers out enjoying the trails. Thank you co-sponsor Cross Country Sports of Calumet for offering rental equipment for skiing and snowshoeing for no charge.
Great Bear Chase 2019 ski marathon will be March 9, 2019.
Junior Bear Chase – The youth races will be Friday, March 8, 2019.
Easter Bunny Hoppet and Easter Egg Roll – 20km freestyle and 20km fat bike event were held of Saturday, March 31 to celebrate spring skiing and snow biking at Swedetown Trails. Thanks everyone who participated, we all had fun!
Experience the Keweenaw! In May this event featured three days with 30 different outdoor experiences to try. Swedetown Trails hosted a group bike ride with 65 riders who enjoyed their trail ride plus post-ride social time and food provided by Cross Country Sports and Portage Health Foundation.
Great Deer Chase 2018 Mountain Bike races were part of Calumet’s PastyFest on August 18th. We had a new start/finish area at the Chalet and everyone enjoyed the race.