Welcome to the Friends Of Lake Superior Nordic Trails website.

 

 

Mt. Ashwabay Summit Ski Race

 

Saturday, February 5, 2011

 

This is a community run cross country ski race. The funds raised will be used to promote youth ski development and quality trail grooming.

 

At 10 am will be a 3.5k youth race. At 10:30 am will be an 11k freestyle race. Then at 11:30 am there will be a 0.5k kids fun race. Homebaked cookies go to all finishers. Overall winners receive a homemade pie or cookie bar.For more information, please see the brochure at this link.

 

The mission of the Friends of Lake Superior Nordic Trails is to enhance cross country skiing facilities, trail grooming and maintenance in the Chequamegon Bay area and surrounding region, to provide members with quality cross country ski opportunities and member events, and to create and enhance a cross country ski community and sport specific culture.

 

The Friends group receives money from 3 main sources:

 

This year in partnership with 4HCANSKI we are hosting a xc ski race at Mt. Ashwabay. Please go to this link for information.

 

Successes to date include:

 

  • Purchased a John Deere Gator and a 108" ginzugroomer, to be used for grooming where needed in the area, mostly Mt. Ashwabay and Book Across the Bay.
  • Raised money and purchased a Scandic SWT Snowmobile, to be used for grooming where needed in the area, mostly Mt. Ashwabay and Book Across the Bay.
  • Helped with grooming labor and equipment upgrade at Mt. Ashwabay / Jerry Jolly Trails the last 2 years.
  • In partnership with 4HCANSKI hosted a ski race for 3 years running, twice at Mt. Ashwabay and once at Valhalla Recreation Area.
  • Raised money and purchased a 84" Ginzu Groomer used mostly at Mt. Ashwabay and Book Across the Bay at this time.
  • Paid a stipend to "volunteer" groomers for their hard work at Valhalla Recreation Area.
  • Raised money to help the Forest Service purchase a new snowmobile for grooming at Valhalla Recreation Area.
  • Took over grooming labor with four volunteers at Valhalla Recreation Area for 2 years.
  • Increased the frequency of grooming for 2 years at Valhalla Recreation Area.

 

If you have questions, please call: (715) 373-5611, or (715) 373-2114.

 

Friends of Lake Superior Nordic Trails, 27760 County Road C, Washburn, WI 54891
info@superiornordic.org
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