Annual Membership and Daily Trail Pass

KNSC’s main source of income is from annual memberships and daily passes. Your financial support is crucial to keeping the trails open to the public, maintained, and groomed.

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You may “Get Your Trail Pass!” for the year or the day right here, on this page. If you prefer to mail yours in, you can print off an application, found below.

Day passes

Buy yours here or deposit it in the red donation pipe at the Chalet or Tomasi trail head. 

KNSC Membership purchase or application form:

You can purchase your KNSC membership here. KNSC also participates in the multi-trail pass arrangement with Michigan Tech, Swedetown, and Chassell.

Membership Level
KNSC Pass

Daily: $5

Family: $80
Individual: $60 

To mail in your annual membership, download the form to complete and return along with your membership fee. Please send to:

Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club
PO Box 564
Hancock, MI 49930

Multi-Trail Pass

You can purchase an annual pass for any combination of the area trails (Maasto/Churning, Swedetown, Chassell, and Michigan Tech)  on the Michigan Tech website or in person at the Michigan Tech Student Development Complex, Down Wind Sports in Houghton, Hancock Bike Shop in Hancock and Cross Country Sports or Swedetown Chalet in Calumet. Discounts are given for purchasing a pass for more than one area.

  • Luminary Ski
    December 26, 2020 6:00 pm

    Candle Luminary Ski  – Thursday December 26, 2020

     

    Join the Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club on the evening of Thursday December 26th for the annual Candle Luminary Ski.  Enjoy a  candle lit evening to celebrate the holidays with family and friends on the Maasto Hiihto ski trails.

     

    Starting from Hancock’s Four Seasons Chalet at the north end of the Houghton County Fairgrounds, 1 and 2 kilometer loops will be aglow with luminaria from 6-8 pm The day after Christmas

     

     

     

    This fun, free event is for the whole family, including the kids whether they are on skis or in pulks.  Everyone is welcome at Maasto to keep the Christmas spirit going. For folks who don’t ski, you may snowshoe or snow bike.

    Unfortunately due to COVID-19 we will not be having holiday goodies or refreshments this year. 

     

    For more info, or if you’d like to volunteer, please contact:  P1050029John Diebel
    906-281-1486
    john.diebel@sbcglobal.net

    Donations will be accepted to keep this tradition going.

  • KNSC Annual General Membership Meeting
    April 21, 2021 6:30 pm

    Tuesday, April 21th, at the chalet.

    Join us at 6:30 for social hour and dinner featuring scrumptious BBQ plus sides, courtesy of KNSC! Bring a beverage of your choice - and to ramp up the merriment, bring extras to swap and share. Brief meeting to follow afterwards.

    Love the trails? Make a difference by bringing your ideas, questions, and comments.

    Support the trails by serving on the Board!

  • Glide 'n Gorge
    October 14, 2021 12:00 pm

    The date for this event is TBD.  We are working out logistics for this event due to COVID-19.  We will update as soon as we have a plan.

     

    The 12th annual Glide N Gorge stays on Saturday. As in the past, we’ll be ready to serve up great fun and better eats from noon until 3pm at the Maasto Hiihto ski trails in Hancock.