Swedetown creek trail cutting.I

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!)

  • Barnelopet Children's Ski Races February 13, 2022
    February 13, 2023 1:00 pm

    Barnelopet Children's Ski Races February 13, 2022

    FREE for all. Kids and families, join in on Sunday, February 13th, 2022 at the Four Seasons Chalet, Hancock. Registration drop off begins at 1 pm, open to classic skiers aged 3 - 17. Due to COVID-19 we ask that you print off the Registration form on this page, fill it out and bring it with you.  Once you arrive at the Chalet Parking Lot you will be directed to the proper station for you race group.  All ages line up to race beginning at 2:00. First out are the 6K racers, and at intervals after that, 4K, 2K, then 1K. Questions: Wayne Stordahl  (906) 482-0292

     

    Download a registration form here: Barne registration_2022_V1

    Download an event flyer here: Barne Flyer 2022_V1.pdf

     

     

  • Glide 'n Gorge
    March 5, 2023 12:00 pm
    Glide 'n Gorge March 5, 2022

     

    The date for this event is March 5th 2022. 

    The 14th annual Glide N Gorge begins at noon on Saturday, March 5th, 2022

    This year's event will feature appetizers in Swedetown Gorge and desserts offered at the Chalet trailhead for finishers. See the event page for details.  Registration is free though donations are always welcome.

    Glide on!  We look forward to seeing you!