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Grayling Area Skiing

Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

Hanson Hills – Skiing and Snowboarding
We 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 [...] more...

Cross Country Skiing

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Roscommon
Located 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 [...] more...

Hanson Hills – Cross Country Ski Trails
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 [...] more...

Hartwick Pines State Park
Hartwick Pines is rich in scenic beauty and different habitats. The principal features of this park are the 49-acre forest of Old Growth Pines and logging museum. There is ample subject matter for the sports person, photographer, or naturalist throughout the year. With an area of 9,672 acres, Hartwick Pines is one of the largest state [...] more...

Cross Country Ski Areas Map

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Ski News, Events and Specials

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – February 17, 2018
[ February 17, 2018; 4:00 pm; ] 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! Adults and children are welcome. If you need to rent skis [...] more...

Hanson Hills Classic – February 18, 2018
[ February 18, 2018; ] Hanson Hills Classic Meijer State Games- Hanson Hills Classic Update – Classic Race will be moved from Hanson Hills to Forbush Corner’s Sunday February 18th Classic Race will be moved from Hanson Hills to Forbush Corner’s Sunday February 18th. Due to the recent warm-up the trail system at Hanson Hills has taken quite the beating. Our Classic tracks [...] more...

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – February 24, 2018
[ February 24, 2018; 4:00 pm; ] 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! Adults and children are welcome. If you need to rent skis [...] more...

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – 25th Annual Junior Muffin Pursuit Races – February 25 , 2018
[ February 25, 2018; ] The longest standing juniors race in Michigan, the Muffin Race will be held at Cross Country Ski Headquarters on Sunday, February 28th. The race is a Junior Girls & Boys 8km Pursuit race. Skiers will classic ski the first half of the race then ski freestyle the second half of the race. more...

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Ribs and Blues – March 3, 2018
[ March 3, 2018; ] A well-celebrated tradition at Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Ribs and Blues brings together live music from local artists and our famous Sweet Baby Ray’s slow cooked barbequed ribs, cooked over open flame by renowned chef German Dave. more...

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – March 3, 2018
[ March 3, 2018; 4:00 pm; ] 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! Adults and children are welcome. If you need to rent skis [...] more...

Hanson Hills – Mike Wieland Tribute Ski Race Fundraiser – March 4, 2018
[ March 4, 2018; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Mike Wieland Tribute Ski Race - Fundraiser - $35 Entry Fee for 19 Up - $10 Entry Fee for 18 Under - Sunday, March 5th, 2017 at Hanson Hills - Lift Ticket and Pot Luck Banquet included - Hanson Hills opens at 11am, Races start at 2pm more...

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – March 10, 2018
[ March 10, 2018; 4:00 pm; ] 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! Adults and children are welcome. If you need to rent skis [...] more...

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Spring Ski Fest & Hawaiian BBQ – March 10, 2018
[ March 10, 2018; ] Wear your Hawaiian shirt and feast on some of the best Hawaiian Barbeque this side of the Pacific! We will be barbequing locally raised pork hocks, along with island style veggies and of course fresh pineapple. Celebrate all that is great about spring: long, sunny days of great cross country skiing in Michigan! Visit XC Ski Headquarters Website [...] more...

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Michigan Cup Relays – March 11, 2018
[ March 11, 2018; 9:30 am; ] A Michigan Cup Relay Race with 3 skiers per team: 2 legs freestyle, one leg classic; approximately 8km per leg for freestyle and classic. Registration starts at 9:30am. Relays start at 11am. Entry Fee is $20 per racer. All entrees score Team Points. more...

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – March 17, 2018
[ March 17, 2018; 4:00 pm; ] 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! Adults and children are welcome. If you need to rent skis [...] more...

What’s New This Year for the Cross Country Ski Trails at Hanson Hills
We 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 [...] more...

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Grayling Area Skiing On Facebook

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Monday February 19th, 2018 - 1:44 pm

Cross Country Ski Headquarters

Conditions are mighty, mighty fine on the majority of our trails as of this morning!! Ski while the skiing is good. ... See MoreSee Less

Conditions are mighty, mighty fine on the majority of our trails as of this morning!! Ski while the skiing is good.

 

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Was there yesterday. It was so awesome.

Planning on coming up this weekend...Think you'll have any snow left????

Can’t wait to get back out there!

Monday February 19th, 2018 - 9:00 am

Hanson Hills

Had help grooming this morning!! Join us from 11am-5pm today! $20 lift tickets, $9 rentals, $10 (1hr) Tubing sessions.

Cross Country Trail Report: Skate lanes are firm and fast. Please avoid M-93 Hills. Classic tracks are icy.
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Had help grooming this morning!! Join us from 11am-5pm today! $20 lift tickets, $9 rentals, $10 (1hr) Tubing sessions. 

Cross Country Trail Report: Skate lanes are firm and fast. Please avoid M-93 Hills. Classic tracks are icy.

Sunday February 18th, 2018 - 3:23 pm

Hanson Hills

Congratulations to our Hopper's and Snowboard Academy Graduates!!! 5 fun filled weeks of training, now SHRED TIME!! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to our Hoppers and Snowboard Academy Graduates!!!  5 fun filled weeks of training, now SHRED TIME!!Image attachment
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