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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – March 2, 2019

Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson!

This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down!

Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s Cabin, where skiers can purchase hot cocoa and relax by the bonfire. Adults and children are welcome.

If you need to rent skis for a nominal charge, please sign in at the rental desk no later than 10:15am.

This lesson is free and lasts approximately 1 hour.

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson
March 2 – Saturday 10:30am

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – News and Specials via Facebook

White in the winter, green in the summer. Take a stroll, trail run or bike ride on the ski trails, which are freshly mowed and bursting with vibrant green! #puremichigan #upnorthmichigan #northwoods ...

White in the winter, green in the summer. Take a stroll, trail run or bike ride on the ski trails, which are freshly mowed and bursting with vibrant green! #puremichigan #upnorthmichigan #northwoods

 

Comment on Facebook

My lawn doesn’t look half that good.

Leah Mutart

Rachel Wiersing

Tracy Miller

That is so pretty!

So pretty!❤️

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Gone baby gone! After a surprisingly long life, Mt. Snow finally melted on Wednesday, May 29th. Congrats to Kris Sutten, Nicole Grose, and Ellen Preston for guessing the date and winning the contest! Your XC Ski HQ gift certificates are on the way. Thanks to all who participated, and please enjoy hiking and biking the ski trails all summer long! ...

Gone baby gone! After a surprisingly long life, Mt. Snow finally melted on Wednesday, May 29th. Congrats to Kris Sutten, Nicole Grose, and Ellen Preston for guessing the date and winning the contest! Your XC Ski HQ gift certificates are on the way. Thanks to all who participated, and please enjoy hiking and biking the ski trails all summer long!

 

Comment on Facebook

Now let’s bet about when it will start to grow!!

+ View previous comments

Update: Mount Snow is still holding on, but not for much longer!! ...

Update: Mount Snow is still holding on, but not for much longer!!

 

Comment on Facebook

Until we meet again...

Don't melt yet! I voted for June 2!

Mt. Baker has some life left.

Shoot!!!

Can I revise my guess?😁

reduced rates?

I guessed today!! Melt melt melt!!

+ View previous comments

Mount Snow is still going strong! What date will all the snow finally melt? Comment here to cast your vote by midnight on Tuesday, May 14th... winner gets a sweet XC Ski HQ prize! ...

Mount Snow is still going strong! What date will all the snow finally melt? Comment here to cast your vote by midnight on Tuesday, May 14th... winner gets a sweet XC Ski HQ prize!

 

Comment on Facebook

3:45pm on May 28

Sorry May 18

June 11th

June 3

May 28th

May 23rd 3:30 PM

June 3

May 5th

June 1st!

The 16th

May 19 at 5:30 pm

June 6

May 23rd

May 25 at 5 pm

May 29th

May 27th

May 19 11:21 am

May 23

June 15. 6pm

June 8

May 29th

May 31st⛄️

Friday may 17

5/29 1:32 pm

June 1st

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – 27th Annual Junior Muffin Sprint Relay Race – March 3 , 2019


Due to the Blizzard Warning that went into effect this morning, we are postponing the Muffin Race to next Sunday, March 3rd. We believe it is in the best interest of all Muffin participants not to travel today, and are confident that conditions next Sunday will be much more agreeable for travel and racing. We are sorry for the inconvenience and hope to see you at HQ on March 3rd. Please call 800-832-2663 with any questions, and thank you for understanding.

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Join us for the longest standing juniors race in Michigan! The Muffin Race celebrates the fun of youth skiing with a Junior Girls & Boys 6km Team Sprint Relay race. Inspired by the Gold Medal victory by Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall in the 2018 Olympics, this freestyle relay race will feature two skiers per relay team. Each skier will ski a total of 3 laps around a 2km course, handing off to their teammate between each lap, totaling 6 laps per team. Registration begins at 9am on Sunday, and we will shoot for a 10:30am start. This is a Michigan Cup Junior Race. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in the girls division, boys division, and coed division, and awards will also be given for best costumes! After the Sprint Relay race, we will have the Mini Muffin Races starting at approximately 11:30am.

Mini Muffin Races:

We will hold three Mini Muffin freestyle races: Ages 6 years and under, 7 to 9 and 10 to 12. All racers 12 and under will be awarded a medal!

There is a $10 entry fee for Muffin Racers 13 and older, and it includes a Pig Roast Lunch. There is no entry fee for the Mini Muffin Racers.

The Pig Roast is $5 for anyone else who might be hungry too. All racers and family members who partake in the Pig Roast will also receive a complimentary 1-day XC SKI HQ facilities pass.

February 24th, 2019 – Sunday – Postponed to March 3, 2019
27th Annual Junior Muffin Sprint Relay Race – Classic/Freestyle

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – News and Specials via Facebook

White in the winter, green in the summer. Take a stroll, trail run or bike ride on the ski trails, which are freshly mowed and bursting with vibrant green! #puremichigan #upnorthmichigan #northwoods ...

White in the winter, green in the summer. Take a stroll, trail run or bike ride on the ski trails, which are freshly mowed and bursting with vibrant green! #puremichigan #upnorthmichigan #northwoods

 

Comment on Facebook

My lawn doesn’t look half that good.

Leah Mutart

Rachel Wiersing

Tracy Miller

That is so pretty!

So pretty!❤️

+ View previous comments

Gone baby gone! After a surprisingly long life, Mt. Snow finally melted on Wednesday, May 29th. Congrats to Kris Sutten, Nicole Grose, and Ellen Preston for guessing the date and winning the contest! Your XC Ski HQ gift certificates are on the way. Thanks to all who participated, and please enjoy hiking and biking the ski trails all summer long! ...

Gone baby gone! After a surprisingly long life, Mt. Snow finally melted on Wednesday, May 29th. Congrats to Kris Sutten, Nicole Grose, and Ellen Preston for guessing the date and winning the contest! Your XC Ski HQ gift certificates are on the way. Thanks to all who participated, and please enjoy hiking and biking the ski trails all summer long!

 

Comment on Facebook

Now let’s bet about when it will start to grow!!

+ View previous comments

Update: Mount Snow is still holding on, but not for much longer!! ...

Update: Mount Snow is still holding on, but not for much longer!!

 

Comment on Facebook

Until we meet again...

Don't melt yet! I voted for June 2!

Mt. Baker has some life left.

Shoot!!!

Can I revise my guess?😁

reduced rates?

I guessed today!! Melt melt melt!!

+ View previous comments

Mount Snow is still going strong! What date will all the snow finally melt? Comment here to cast your vote by midnight on Tuesday, May 14th... winner gets a sweet XC Ski HQ prize! ...

Mount Snow is still going strong! What date will all the snow finally melt? Comment here to cast your vote by midnight on Tuesday, May 14th... winner gets a sweet XC Ski HQ prize!

 

Comment on Facebook

3:45pm on May 28

Sorry May 18

June 11th

June 3

May 28th

May 23rd 3:30 PM

June 3

May 5th

June 1st!

The 16th

May 19 at 5:30 pm

June 6

May 23rd

May 25 at 5 pm

May 29th

May 27th

May 19 11:21 am

May 23

June 15. 6pm

June 8

May 29th

May 31st⛄️

Friday may 17

5/29 1:32 pm

June 1st

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Hanson Hills – Mike Wieland Tribute Alumni Ski Race – March 3, 2019


9th annual – Mike Wieland Tribute Alumni Ski Race

(Middle School Ski Team Fundraiser)

$35 Entry Fee for 19 Up

$10 Entry Fee for 18 Under

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at Hanson Hills

Lift Ticket and Pot Luck Banquet included

Hanson Hills opens at 11am, Races start at 2pm

Medals for Bracketed Age Divisions and Overall Fastest Age Division

Printable Registration: https://img1.wsimg.com/blobby/go/225d1b4f-145b-46bc-a70f-2fb28b3f0cb7/downloads/2019Wieland%20registration2.pdf

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5k/10k finisher medals are in!! All participants will receive a custom medal. We will still announce and recognize all age group winners. overall winners will receive custom plaques in both races!!

Online Registration 10K: runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA10K

Online Registration 5K: runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA5K

Thank you Sylvester’s for the awesome medals
...

5k/10k finisher medals are in!! All participants will receive a custom medal. We will still announce and recognize all age group winners. overall winners will receive custom plaques in both races!! 

Online Registration 10K: https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA10K

Online Registration 5K: https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA5K

Thank you Sylvester’s for the awesome medals

 

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Shawn Gilley

Thats awesome not everyone win a race but for someone to get something to remember the day is nice

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Some nice pictures of the Grayling Youth Paddling Club. ...

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(Please Share) Grayling Cross Country Running Club 6-8th Grade. Cross Country Season is around the Corner. Summer training starts now for all 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders! If your student is interested in running Cross Country please download our Remind Messaging information and July Training Schedule. Located on our website under programs.

hansonhills.org/programs
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(Please Share) Grayling Cross Country Running Club 6-8th Grade.   Cross Country Season is around the Corner.  Summer training starts now for all 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders!  If your student is interested in running Cross Country please download our Remind Messaging information and July Training Schedule. Located on our website under programs.

https://hansonhills.org/programs

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – March 9, 2019

Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson!

This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down!

Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s Cabin, where skiers can purchase hot cocoa and relax by the bonfire. Adults and children are welcome.

If you need to rent skis for a nominal charge, please sign in at the rental desk no later than 10:15am.

This lesson is free and lasts approximately 1 hour.

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson
March 9 – Saturday 10:30am

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – News and Specials via Facebook

White in the winter, green in the summer. Take a stroll, trail run or bike ride on the ski trails, which are freshly mowed and bursting with vibrant green! #puremichigan #upnorthmichigan #northwoods ...

White in the winter, green in the summer. Take a stroll, trail run or bike ride on the ski trails, which are freshly mowed and bursting with vibrant green! #puremichigan #upnorthmichigan #northwoods

 

Comment on Facebook

My lawn doesn’t look half that good.

Leah Mutart

Rachel Wiersing

Tracy Miller

That is so pretty!

So pretty!❤️

+ View previous comments

Gone baby gone! After a surprisingly long life, Mt. Snow finally melted on Wednesday, May 29th. Congrats to Kris Sutten, Nicole Grose, and Ellen Preston for guessing the date and winning the contest! Your XC Ski HQ gift certificates are on the way. Thanks to all who participated, and please enjoy hiking and biking the ski trails all summer long! ...

Gone baby gone! After a surprisingly long life, Mt. Snow finally melted on Wednesday, May 29th. Congrats to Kris Sutten, Nicole Grose, and Ellen Preston for guessing the date and winning the contest! Your XC Ski HQ gift certificates are on the way. Thanks to all who participated, and please enjoy hiking and biking the ski trails all summer long!

 

Comment on Facebook

Now let’s bet about when it will start to grow!!

+ View previous comments

Update: Mount Snow is still holding on, but not for much longer!! ...

Update: Mount Snow is still holding on, but not for much longer!!

 

Comment on Facebook

Until we meet again...

Don't melt yet! I voted for June 2!

Mt. Baker has some life left.

Shoot!!!

Can I revise my guess?😁

reduced rates?

I guessed today!! Melt melt melt!!

+ View previous comments

Mount Snow is still going strong! What date will all the snow finally melt? Comment here to cast your vote by midnight on Tuesday, May 14th... winner gets a sweet XC Ski HQ prize! ...

Mount Snow is still going strong! What date will all the snow finally melt? Comment here to cast your vote by midnight on Tuesday, May 14th... winner gets a sweet XC Ski HQ prize!

 

Comment on Facebook

3:45pm on May 28

Sorry May 18

June 11th

June 3

May 28th

May 23rd 3:30 PM

June 3

May 5th

June 1st!

The 16th

May 19 at 5:30 pm

June 6

May 23rd

May 25 at 5 pm

May 29th

May 27th

May 19 11:21 am

May 23

June 15. 6pm

June 8

May 29th

May 31st⛄️

Friday may 17

5/29 1:32 pm

June 1st

+ View previous comments

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – March 16, 2019

Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson!

This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down!

Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s Cabin, where skiers can purchase hot cocoa and relax by the bonfire. Adults and children are welcome.

If you need to rent skis for a nominal charge, please sign in at the rental desk no later than 10:15am.

This lesson is free and lasts approximately 1 hour.

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson
March 16 – Saturday 10:30am

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – News and Specials via Facebook

White in the winter, green in the summer. Take a stroll, trail run or bike ride on the ski trails, which are freshly mowed and bursting with vibrant green! #puremichigan #upnorthmichigan #northwoods ...

White in the winter, green in the summer. Take a stroll, trail run or bike ride on the ski trails, which are freshly mowed and bursting with vibrant green! #puremichigan #upnorthmichigan #northwoods

 

Comment on Facebook

My lawn doesn’t look half that good.

Leah Mutart

Rachel Wiersing

Tracy Miller

That is so pretty!

So pretty!❤️

+ View previous comments

Gone baby gone! After a surprisingly long life, Mt. Snow finally melted on Wednesday, May 29th. Congrats to Kris Sutten, Nicole Grose, and Ellen Preston for guessing the date and winning the contest! Your XC Ski HQ gift certificates are on the way. Thanks to all who participated, and please enjoy hiking and biking the ski trails all summer long! ...

Gone baby gone! After a surprisingly long life, Mt. Snow finally melted on Wednesday, May 29th. Congrats to Kris Sutten, Nicole Grose, and Ellen Preston for guessing the date and winning the contest! Your XC Ski HQ gift certificates are on the way. Thanks to all who participated, and please enjoy hiking and biking the ski trails all summer long!

 

Comment on Facebook

Now let’s bet about when it will start to grow!!

+ View previous comments

Update: Mount Snow is still holding on, but not for much longer!! ...

Update: Mount Snow is still holding on, but not for much longer!!

 

Comment on Facebook

Until we meet again...

Don't melt yet! I voted for June 2!

Mt. Baker has some life left.

Shoot!!!

Can I revise my guess?😁

reduced rates?

I guessed today!! Melt melt melt!!

+ View previous comments

Mount Snow is still going strong! What date will all the snow finally melt? Comment here to cast your vote by midnight on Tuesday, May 14th... winner gets a sweet XC Ski HQ prize! ...

Mount Snow is still going strong! What date will all the snow finally melt? Comment here to cast your vote by midnight on Tuesday, May 14th... winner gets a sweet XC Ski HQ prize!

 

Comment on Facebook

3:45pm on May 28

Sorry May 18

June 11th

June 3

May 28th

May 23rd 3:30 PM

June 3

May 5th

June 1st!

The 16th

May 19 at 5:30 pm

June 6

May 23rd

May 25 at 5 pm

May 29th

May 27th

May 19 11:21 am

May 23

June 15. 6pm

June 8

May 29th

May 31st⛄️

Friday may 17

5/29 1:32 pm

June 1st

+ View previous comments

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Hanson Hills – Skiing and Snowboarding

Hanson HillsWe are one of Northern Michigan’s hidden gems. Enjoy a great Family Atmosphere at a very affordable price.

Our Ski Area offers Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding, Tubing, Snow Shoe Trails, and over 35km of Groomed Nordic Ski Trails.

Ski and Snowboard Instruction Available:

The Hanson Hills Snow Sports School offers a variety of instructional programs that will help you learn to ski or simply make your skiing experience easier and more enjoyable.  From learning the basics of turning and stopping; to taking on the challenge of the terrain park; or shaving seconds off your time in the race course, the snow pros at Hanson Hills can teach ski lessons to help you improve your skills and gain confidence on the slopes no matter what your age or skill.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR LESSONS PAGE

SESSION TUBING IS BACK!

Tubing at its finest is what you will find at Hanson Hills Recreation Area. Adjacent to our ski slopes, this fun filled activity is perfect for children and adults alike. Take an exhilarating ride down the slopes on a tube where you will end up at the base of the hill right next to the tow rope where you will be towed back to the top to do it again! After your one hour session, we guarantee you will be hooked!

Reservations recommended. (989-348-9266) x13

Full Payment is Due at time of Reservation

Reservations Must be cancelled 24hrs before your scheduled session to receive a full refund.

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Hanson Hills Recreation Area
Grayling Recreation Authority
PO Box 361
Grayling, MI 49738
1-888-876-2196

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Hanson Hills On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Hanson Hills Page On Facebook.

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5k/10k finisher medals are in!! All participants will receive a custom medal. We will still announce and recognize all age group winners. overall winners will receive custom plaques in both races!!

Online Registration 10K: runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA10K

Online Registration 5K: runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA5K

Thank you Sylvester’s for the awesome medals
...

5k/10k finisher medals are in!! All participants will receive a custom medal. We will still announce and recognize all age group winners. overall winners will receive custom plaques in both races!! 

Online Registration 10K: https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA10K

Online Registration 5K: https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA5K

Thank you Sylvester’s for the awesome medals

 

Comment on Facebook

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Shawn Gilley

Thats awesome not everyone win a race but for someone to get something to remember the day is nice

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Hanson Hills

July 4, 2019
Mighty Milers
Thank You
ATS Advisors, McLean's Ace Hardware, Northbound Outfitters, Huntington BankJuly 4, 2019 Mighty Milers Thank You ATS Advisors, McLean's Ace Hardware, Northbound Outfitters, Huntington Bank
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2 weeks ago

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Some nice pictures of the Grayling Youth Paddling Club. ...

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Hanson Hills – Photos From Instagram

Here are the latest photos of Hanson Hills via instagram. If you have an instagram photo to share of your visit to Hanson Hills, choose “Hanson Hills” as your location and your photos will appear in the photo stream below.

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Roscommon

Cross Country Ski HeadquartersLocated in Higgins Lake, Michigan. Cross Country Ski Headquarters is a Pure Michigan premier destination for cross country skiing in Michigan and the Midwest. It is the best source for cross country skis, equipment, clothing, cross country ski packages, and expertise. Located at 9435 N. Cut Rd., Roscommon, MI 48653.

Cross Country Ski Headquarters: XC Ski Outfitters, Ski Area, Rentals and Day Lodge

Our Story

In the winter of 1974, Bob Frye opened a small cross country ski rental operation out of the shed of a Higgins Lake snowmobile repair shop. Thirty-eight years and multiple expansions later, Bob and his wife Lynne are still committed to the same goal with which they started: make cross country skiing fun and affordable for everyone.

The Cross Country Ski Headquarters is in the heart of Michigan’s cross country skiing mecca, with beautiful trails not just onsite, but all around us. This location, combined with Bob and Lynne’s decades of XC-ski knowledge and experience, makes the XC Ski HQ your premier resource for top-of-the-line service, equipment, clothing, and facilities. The business has grown from its humble beginnings to a vast retail store, a sprawling, meticulously maintained trail network, a large rental and demo facility, and a full-service café and day lodge – all completely dedicated to cross country skiing and, more recently, snowshoeing. We encourage our skiers to “try before you buy” when it comes to skis, boots, poles, and snowshoes, and we promise to help our customers create the best cross country skiing experience possible.

Come see why people from across Michigan and the Midwest return year after year to experience winter in a truly unique and memorable way. Our friendly and experienced staff, broad selection of equipment and apparel, and accommodating facilities make Cross Country Ski Headquarters a perfect getaway that is not only fun, but affordable.

So what are you waiting for? Come Ski With Us!

Your Best Source for Everything Cross Country

Cross Country Skiing is all we do. When the snow melts for good, we shut our doors and start planning for next winter. We eat, sleep, and breathe cross country skiing all spring, summer, fall, and winter, which is why we are truly the cross country skiing experts.

Skiers across the country and around the world have come to rely on our unbeatable customer service, excellent prices, and extensive selection from top brands including Salomon, Fischer, Rossignol, Atomic, Madshus and Alpina. We also offer a wide variety of carefully selected apparel, including items from North Face, Patagonia, Under Armour, Columbia, Sporthill, Brooks, Salomon, Swix, and more.

Whether you’re an elite racer, a novice, or somewhere in between, the expert crew at Cross Country Ski Headquarters will help you fulfill your XC skiing needs at the lowest price possible.

We are a…

  • Fischer Race Center
  • Fischer Speedmax Center
  • Fischer Carbonlite Demo Center
  • Salomon Race Center
  • Atomic Race Center
  • Alpina Race Boot Center

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Cross Country Ski Headquarters Page On Facebook.

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White in the winter, green in the summer. Take a stroll, trail run or bike ride on the ski trails, which are freshly mowed and bursting with vibrant green! #puremichigan #upnorthmichigan #northwoods ...

White in the winter, green in the summer. Take a stroll, trail run or bike ride on the ski trails, which are freshly mowed and bursting with vibrant green! #puremichigan #upnorthmichigan #northwoods

 

Comment on Facebook

My lawn doesn’t look half that good.

Leah Mutart

Rachel Wiersing

Tracy Miller

That is so pretty!

So pretty!❤️

+ View previous comments

Gone baby gone! After a surprisingly long life, Mt. Snow finally melted on Wednesday, May 29th. Congrats to Kris Sutten, Nicole Grose, and Ellen Preston for guessing the date and winning the contest! Your XC Ski HQ gift certificates are on the way. Thanks to all who participated, and please enjoy hiking and biking the ski trails all summer long! ...

Gone baby gone! After a surprisingly long life, Mt. Snow finally melted on Wednesday, May 29th. Congrats to Kris Sutten, Nicole Grose, and Ellen Preston for guessing the date and winning the contest! Your XC Ski HQ gift certificates are on the way. Thanks to all who participated, and please enjoy hiking and biking the ski trails all summer long!

 

Comment on Facebook

Now let’s bet about when it will start to grow!!

+ View previous comments

Update: Mount Snow is still holding on, but not for much longer!! ...

Update: Mount Snow is still holding on, but not for much longer!!

 

Comment on Facebook

Until we meet again...

Don't melt yet! I voted for June 2!

Mt. Baker has some life left.

Shoot!!!

Can I revise my guess?😁

reduced rates?

I guessed today!! Melt melt melt!!

+ View previous comments

Mount Snow is still going strong! What date will all the snow finally melt? Comment here to cast your vote by midnight on Tuesday, May 14th... winner gets a sweet XC Ski HQ prize! ...

Mount Snow is still going strong! What date will all the snow finally melt? Comment here to cast your vote by midnight on Tuesday, May 14th... winner gets a sweet XC Ski HQ prize!

 

Comment on Facebook

3:45pm on May 28

Sorry May 18

June 11th

June 3

May 28th

May 23rd 3:30 PM

June 3

May 5th

June 1st!

The 16th

May 19 at 5:30 pm

June 6

May 23rd

May 25 at 5 pm

May 29th

May 27th

May 19 11:21 am

May 23

June 15. 6pm

June 8

May 29th

May 31st⛄️

Friday may 17

5/29 1:32 pm

June 1st

+ View previous comments

Happy April 15! #puremichigan #nofilter ...

Happy April 15! #puremichigan #nofilter

 

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Anna and Nicholas...up north...today...

So sad I had to miss this😪 darn appointments! Enjoy all that can make it💕

Rachel Wiersing

Beautiful 👍❤️

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Photos From Instagram

Here are the latest photos of the Cross Country Ski Headquarters via instagram. If you have an instagram photo to share of your visit to Cross Country Ski Headquarters, choose “Cross Country Ski Headquarters” as your location and your photos will appear in the photo stream below.

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Hanson Hills – Cross Country Ski Trails

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Welcome to Hanson Hills Recreation Area located in Grayling, Michigan.

Hanson Hills offers over 35KM of wooded rolling terrain that is groomed daily 14’ wide with set track to accommodate both classical and skating styles.

Trail System opens Daily at 9:00am. Daily Trail Conditions

Featured Events

2018 Cote Dame Marie Loppet – January 20, 2018

The 2017 Cote Dame Marie Loppet is presented by The Grayling Recreation Authority.

This exciting Nordic Skiing Adventure will take you through the scenic hardwood trails of Hanson Hills Recreation Area, located in Grayling, Michigan.

Race Features:

Rolling Course with outstanding grooming

Professional Timing to ensure immediate and accurate results.

Michigan Cup Men’s Division-26km freestyle, and Women’s -13km freestyle Michigan Cup points events.

Free Saturday Afternoon Night Kids Race- 1-3km 1pm-2:00pm @ Northbound Outfitters.

Citizens Divisions-For those new to skiing, a 7.5 km course with both Skate and Classic categories. “Fun for All!!”

Custom Gift to the first 250 entrants.

Visit Cote Dame Marie Loppet Website >>>>

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Hanson Hills Recreation Area
Grayling Recreation Authority
PO Box 361
Grayling, MI 49738
1-888-876-2196

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Visit Hanson Hills Website >>>>

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Hanson Hills On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Hanson Hills Page On Facebook.

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2 days ago

Hanson Hills

...

1 week ago

Hanson Hills

5k/10k finisher medals are in!! All participants will receive a custom medal. We will still announce and recognize all age group winners. overall winners will receive custom plaques in both races!!

Online Registration 10K: runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA10K

Online Registration 5K: runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA5K

Thank you Sylvester’s for the awesome medals
...

5k/10k finisher medals are in!! All participants will receive a custom medal. We will still announce and recognize all age group winners. overall winners will receive custom plaques in both races!! 

Online Registration 10K: https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA10K

Online Registration 5K: https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA5K

Thank you Sylvester’s for the awesome medals

 

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Shawn Gilley

Thats awesome not everyone win a race but for someone to get something to remember the day is nice

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July 4, 2019
Mighty Milers
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What’s New This Year for the Cross Country Ski Trails at Hanson Hills

Hanson Hills Cross Country SkiingWe are pleased to announce a few exciting changes to our Nordic Operations for the 2017-18 Season.

1.CLASSIC ONLY- We have added 5 kilometers to our Wilderness Trail making it a looped classic only adventure trail. With fun section names including Wanderlust, PB&J, Sunset Ridge and the soon to be famous Buck Snort!

2. SHORTCUT – We have opened a Service trail that could serve as a shortcut between the Red and the Green Trail to help our groomer/ski patrollers easily navigate trails without having to ride the whole system.

3. IN MEMORY OF –There will be a newer waxing bench added to our main lodge, the bench was donated from Michael Seaman’s Trust, this was his personal bench, that he prepped many ski’s on! We are honored to have this in memory of Mike and we hope you remember his athletic spirit as you prep your skis! We will also have envelopes for Mike’s Scholarship fund available in the lodge for all those who wish to donate!

4. GROOMER LOVE- We are adding an additional Bear Cat Groomer Special to our grooming fleet!

5. GOING THE DISTANCE-
You will notice on our redesigned maps, point to point distances between colors!! Look for a new Trail Head (Coming Soon) signboard as well!

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5k/10k finisher medals are in!! All participants will receive a custom medal. We will still announce and recognize all age group winners. overall winners will receive custom plaques in both races!!

Online Registration 10K: runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA10K

Online Registration 5K: runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA5K

Thank you Sylvester’s for the awesome medals
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5k/10k finisher medals are in!! All participants will receive a custom medal. We will still announce and recognize all age group winners. overall winners will receive custom plaques in both races!! 

Online Registration 10K: https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA10K

Online Registration 5K: https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/GRA5K

Thank you Sylvester’s for the awesome medals

 

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Shawn Gilley

Thats awesome not everyone win a race but for someone to get something to remember the day is nice

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Some nice pictures of the Grayling Youth Paddling Club. ...

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Labor Day Weekend Clearance Sale! – August 31 to September 3, 2018

XC Ski Headquarters
Don’t miss our ANNUAL BLOW-OUT SALE on Labor Day Weekend!

– 30-50% OFF most of of last year’s winter jackets, fleeces, pants, kids clothing, boots and shoes, plus select hats, gloves and more.

– Clearance on The North Face, Columbia, Swix, Salomon, Patagonia, Merrell, Kari Traa, Bjorn Daehlie, Smartwool, Skhoop Skirts, and more.

– Big sale on cross country skis, boots and ski packages from Fischer, Salomon, Rossignol, Atomic, and Alpina. That includes clearance skis and deeply discounted rep samples like the Salomon S-Lab Classics at over 50% off MSRP, plus the all new recreational touring skin ski from Rossignol, the Evo R-Skin Evolution Package, on sale for 33% off MSRP!

PLUS…

– Your chance to score NEW winter clothing and ski gear that none of your friends have seen yet, including cold-weather lifestyle and activewear from The North Face, Patagonia and Columbia.

– You also get first crack at this year’s skis, boots, bindings and poles from Fischer, Rossignol, Salomon, Alpina and more. And let me tell you, it looks gooooooooood.

– Best of all, our staff of friendly ski freaks is ready to help you pick out all the right gear that is perfect for YOU.

– Did we mention Donnie the dog will be there?

– And also MAYYYYBE a newborn Frye Colie baby?? (no promises, but Mariah’s due date is August 25th!)

Labor Day Weekend Store Hours:
Friday and Saturday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday 10:00am to 4:00pm

Btw, the ski trails are beautiful! Bring your bike or take a hike when you come to check out the sale. You won’t regret it!

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White in the winter, green in the summer. Take a stroll, trail run or bike ride on the ski trails, which are freshly mowed and bursting with vibrant green! #puremichigan #upnorthmichigan #northwoods ...

White in the winter, green in the summer. Take a stroll, trail run or bike ride on the ski trails, which are freshly mowed and bursting with vibrant green! #puremichigan #upnorthmichigan #northwoods

 

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My lawn doesn’t look half that good.

Leah Mutart

Rachel Wiersing

Tracy Miller

That is so pretty!

So pretty!❤️

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Gone baby gone! After a surprisingly long life, Mt. Snow finally melted on Wednesday, May 29th. Congrats to Kris Sutten, Nicole Grose, and Ellen Preston for guessing the date and winning the contest! Your XC Ski HQ gift certificates are on the way. Thanks to all who participated, and please enjoy hiking and biking the ski trails all summer long! ...

Gone baby gone! After a surprisingly long life, Mt. Snow finally melted on Wednesday, May 29th. Congrats to Kris Sutten, Nicole Grose, and Ellen Preston for guessing the date and winning the contest! Your XC Ski HQ gift certificates are on the way. Thanks to all who participated, and please enjoy hiking and biking the ski trails all summer long!

 

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Now let’s bet about when it will start to grow!!

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Update: Mount Snow is still holding on, but not for much longer!! ...

Update: Mount Snow is still holding on, but not for much longer!!

 

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Until we meet again...

Don't melt yet! I voted for June 2!

Mt. Baker has some life left.

Shoot!!!

Can I revise my guess?😁

reduced rates?

I guessed today!! Melt melt melt!!

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Mount Snow is still going strong! What date will all the snow finally melt? Comment here to cast your vote by midnight on Tuesday, May 14th... winner gets a sweet XC Ski HQ prize! ...

Mount Snow is still going strong! What date will all the snow finally melt? Comment here to cast your vote by midnight on Tuesday, May 14th... winner gets a sweet XC Ski HQ prize!

 

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3:45pm on May 28

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Happy April 15! #puremichigan #nofilter ...

Happy April 15! #puremichigan #nofilter

 

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Anna and Nicholas...up north...today...

So sad I had to miss this😪 darn appointments! Enjoy all that can make it💕

Rachel Wiersing

Beautiful 👍❤️

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