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Can you lend a hand with brushing? All tools are provided.

KNSC salutes the many people who willingly give their time and talent in behalf of the trails. Volunteers – you’re our heros!

2015

Maasto Hiihto and Churning Rapids have been prepped THIS fall by 350 hours of paid labor, plus the precious gift of 537 hours time and effort by our trail maintenance volunteers. That’s nearly 900 hours to prep the trails for winter!

Sandy Aronson – 116 hours
John Diebel – 110 hours
Arlyn Aronson – 44 hours
Pete Loubert – 30 hours
Mike Defenbaugh – 22 hours
Glen Archer – 12 hours
Mark Roberts – 12 hours
Sheri Loubert – 12 hours
Jay Green – 8 hours
Plus many more hours of help from:
Bryan Lagalo, Frann Grossman, Gunnar Johnson, Jeff Bolte, Keith Meyers, Lisa Cunningham, Natalie Berryman, Sam Dunnebach, Jenn Dunnebach, Sam Knapp, Sarah Kuhl, Shivam Bharti, Stas Zinchic, Teresa Shoup, Adam Wellstead, and many members of Sigma Phi Epsilon and also the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
(We apologize for any omissions – we are grateful for each and every bit of your help with the trails!)

ST creek trail trenching crew

Many hands make light work! Thanks to the student groups who have helped keep the ditches clear over the years.

volunteers

We have all types of jobs for volunteers of all ages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014

Rhino in gorge working

The right tools for the job make trail work an enjoyable day out in the woods.

Maasto Hiihto and Churning Rapids were prepped last fall by 350 hours of paid labor, plus the precious gift of 455 hours of time and effort by our trail maintenance volunteers. That’s over 800 hours to prep the trails for winter!

Mark Roberts – 92 hours
Sandy Aronson – 84 hours
Arlyn Aronson – 64 hours
John Diebel – 63 hours
Jay Green – 15 hours
Pete Loubert – 12 hours

Plus many more hours of help from:
Sigma Pi fraternity, CMU/MTU Physical Therapy students, Sue Ellen Kinglsey, Wes Wilkins, Jannika Wilkins, Frann Grossman, Glen Archer, Jim Hertel, Lisa Cunningham, Paul Peterson, Sam Dannebring

(We apologize for any omissions – we are grateful for each and every bit of your help with the trails!)

  • Candle Luminary Event & Chili Cook-off
    December 26, 2018 6:00 pm

    Ski, snow shoe, pedal your snow bike or walk around a loop lit by beautiful luminaria. First annual Chili-Cook off to follow - bring your appetite! Roast hot dogs and marshmallows by the bonfire. Bring your left over holiday goodies to share! Guaranteed family fun to cap off the holidays.

  • Heikinpaiva parade!
    January 26, 2019 10:30 am

    Join in the fun! March with KNSC as "the bear rolls over". Line up at the Scott Hotel parking lot at 10:30, parade at 11. Lots of fun at the Finnish American Heritage Center afterwards.

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