Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club

KNSC Tractor Purchase Thanks to Capital Campaign

October 28, 2018 – Thanks to the John and Melissa Besse Foundation and more than 30 other families and individuals, KNSC has purchased a new John Deere tractor with a bucket and backhoe. This equipment, along with the planned purchase of other attachments, will allow the club to be proactive in improving drainage and the trail surface and extend the skiing season.

2018-19 Memberships Now on Sale

Your annual membership is the most important funding source to ensure the Maasto Hiihto/Churning Rapids trail system can continue to operate. Passes are the same price as last year: $75 for a family, $55 for an individual, and $5 daily.

Buy yours here, or online at Keweenaw Trails.

What does the KNSC do?

Untitled-1The mission of the KNSC is to promote the sport of cross-country skiing in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan for both youth and adults, and provide stewardship of the Maasto Hiihto and Churning Rapids trails.

These trails offer unsurpassed skiing, hiking, and biking on pleasantly varied and scenic trails, with breathtaking vistas of gorges, meadows, forests, and the lake.

Join the Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club (KNSC) for friendship, community service, enjoyment of nature, and healthy exercise!

Support the trails – donate your Econo Food receipts… 

Each winter, you may drop your receipts off in the chalet or mail them to KNSC.

For our fashionistas

P1110681KNSC_Logo_monograms2Looking to liven up your favorite trail wear? Bring any item you deem in need of jazzing up to Superior Monogramming, and for under $14 they will embroider the KNSC logo onto it.

Superior Monogramming is at 49112 Arcadian Street in Ripley.

 

  • 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.

  • Retro Ski Fest
    January 27, 2019 12:00 pm

    Retro Ski....chili is back! Fire-roasted chili at the Triangle in Churning Rapids from noon to 2, then we start blazing trail. 

    RSVP: Contact either Jay Green at (h) 487-5411 (c) 370-1400 or John Diebel 281-1486 if you are coming.