Experience the Keweenaw! March 26 – 28 is three days with 30 different outdoor experiences to try. The weekend starts with a big Expo at Dee Stadium in Houghton with music, speakers, outdoor gear to look over plus demonstrations of biking, paddling and hiking. Active weekend events are hikes, a fun run, history hikes including a mine hike, a boat tour and paddling outings as well as bike rides. In Calumet, a group bike ride at Swedetown is planned for Saturday, May 26th at 5 p.m., followed by social time and food.
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!
Winter Trails Day is a national event with 100 locations around the country. This year’s 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.
Great Deer Chase 2018 Mountain Bike races were held on Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Annual Meeting for all members is held each year in November. The 2017 meeting was held on November 12th. Two new Board members were appointed, officer elections were held, the Treasurer gave a financial report and the outgoing President gave a groomer report. Our special guest was Botanist Jill Fisher who gave a presentation on invasive plants at Swedetown and in the local area.