Promoting cross country skiing at one of the nation's six best trail systems1

Michigan Tech Nordic Ski Club

Club Events


Free Beginner Lessons club members on Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Club Team Practices on Monday evenings.


Opening Day. January 9, 2017 at noon. Ski with other members on the first day that the club's equipment is available.

Free Ski Day. January 28, 2017 1-5pm. Michigan Tech students can try out the club's equipment for free. Enjoy free snacks at the Tech Trailhead.

Weekend trips to local trail systems such as Swedetown, Maasto Hiihto, and Chassel.

Beach Bash. End of Season. Celebrate a great season at Tech Trails with one last ski. Beach attire is encouraged.

Races/Local Events

Book Across the Bay. Feb 18, 2017. The club organizes a carpool to this 10km ski event in the candlelight across the frozen bay in Ashland, WI.

The Birkie. Feb 25, 2017. The club helps with travel and lodging for active members participating in this marathon or half marathon in Hayward, WI.

Glide'n'Gorge. March 04, 2017. Club skis can be used for this easy 6km classic ski at the Maasto Hiihto trails. Food served along the way.

Great Bear Chase. March 11, 2017. Many club members participate in these ski races at Swedetown trails in Calumet Michigan. Your choice of 6 races: 50km Classic, 50km Freestyle, 25km Classic, 25km Freestyle, 10km Classic, and 10km Freestyle.