Swedetown Super Blue Moon Ski is a ski adventure planned for Monday, January 29th. Meet at the Chalet at 7 p.m. to ski at 7:15. Bring a head lamp if you have one. Groups will be organized by distance you want to ski – leaders who know the trails will be guiding the groups. Hot drinks in the Chalet afterward. Let’s hope for clear skies to enjoy some bright moonlight.
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 2018 ski marathon will be March 10th. Course looks to be great with over 200 inches of snow so far this season.
Junior Bear Chase – The youth races will be Friday, March 9th.
Ride the Keweenaw 2017 The family friendly weekend in late May features many events throughout the Keweenaw with everything from guided rides to enduro racing to social events. More than 80 cyclists enjoyed last year’s scheduled guided ride at Swedetown.
Great Deer Chase 2017 Mountain Bike races were held on Saturday, August 19th. Thank you all who participated and all volunteers who helped with the race.
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.