This winter has really been a bummer for outdoors people. There really hasn't been a good amount of snow that's stuck around, and we've ended up with a bunch of ice on our trails. Well that didn't stop this group of folks. They took ice skates to the trails of Lester Park for some extreme winter fun.
If you're looking for a terrific way to get exercise during the winter, it's hard to beat cross- country skiing and public trails in Superior have officially opened for the season.
According to the City of Superior, there are 26 kilometers of cross-country ski trails, beginner to advanced in the Superior Municipal Forest...
A popular Northland destination received a national honor as the American Birkebeiner Trail was named the number one cross-country ski destination in the nation as voted by USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest.
Tired of being stuck in-doors? Want to get a free Birkie hat? The American Birkebeiner and BirkieTour are coming up soon and have volunteer opportunities available in several areas. You'll get out in the fresh air, earn a free hat and get an invite to an appreciation dinner in February.
We can't beat this winter so we should at least enjoy it! You can do it in a whole bunch of ways, skating, sledding, downhill skiing OR you could cross country ski with the Duluth XC Ski Club. Invite your family and friends to join you for the Tour Duluth. It's great exercise and a fun way to create memories that will last a lifetime!
I have down hill skied and in recent years learned to snow shoe (yes, there's a learning curve to that), but I have never been on a pair of cross country skis. When we down hill ski one of my favorite things to do is "skate ski" from the bottom of the hill to the chair lift, so I think I would enjoy learning how to cross country ski and be able to take in the solitude of swooshing throu
Whether you're a cross country or down hill skier, the weather has cooperated as far as snow. Although, the temps could accommodate by warming up a bit. But, it will soon and when it does, the Superior Municipal Forest Trails are open. There are some things you should know before you go.