Please Donate

Who should donate?

  • grizTrail users. Keweenaw Nordic and the City of Hancock work continuously to keep these trails open for the public. Do your part and donate. Whether you ski, snowshoe,  snowbike, hike, bike, run, fish, bird watch, dog walk, or sun bathe on the trails, your support is paramount.
  • Parents of trail users.  Keweenaw Nordic is committed to supporting youth skiing. We host the annual Barnelopet kids ski race each February, and operate the “learn to ski” program at Hancock’s Barkell Elementary School. We want kids to grow up embracing winter, and developing a love for silent sports.   Do you?  You can support these programs with a donation.
  • kidsDog owners.  Keweenaw Nordic provides the area’s only 100% dog-friendly trail system. If you appreciate and benefit from this, then you should donate.
  • Concerned citizens of our community. Keweenaw Nordic and the City of Hancock provide stewardship of the vast Maasto Hiihto and Churning Rapids systems. This unique recreation offering is one of the city’s treasured features. If you believe it is important to have public access to green space close to home, you should support the trails with a donation.

Check out the End Of The Year Appeal Letter

 

  • 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.

  • Barnelopet Children's Ski Races -February 7, 2021
    February 7, 2021 1:00 pm

     

    FREE for all. Kids and families, join in on Sunday, February 9th, 2020 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

    Barne registration 2020

    More info here: barne flier 2020

     

  • Glide 'n Gorge
    February 27, 2021 12:00 pm

    The date for this event is February 27, 2021. 

    The 13th annual Glide N Gorge stays on Saturday, February, 27, 2021. As in the past, we’ll be ready to serve up great fun and creative eats from noon until 3pm at the Maasto Hiihto ski trails in Hancock. 

     

    Our Team at KNSC had to come up with some creative solutions to pull this event off.  It will not be like past GnG's but we hope you will enjoy our unique format this year!

    Glide on!  We look forward to seeing you!

     

    Due to COVID-19 please follow current recommendations for social distancing and masks.