Help celebrate National Trails Day by participating in a ski trail work project at Hartley on Saturday! Meet at noon at the end of Fairmont Avenue, just off Woodland Avenue and help brush out and move fill material on the ski trails. For more info, contact John Ipsen (218) 724-5453. No experience needed, all are [...]
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The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton high school Nordic ski team (the Lumberjacks) is looking for a coach to work with their small but enthusiastic group of skiers next winter. The team practices at Pine Valley in Cloquet. For more information or to apply, contact Activities Director Tom Lenarz at (218) 879-3393 ext 1202 or by email at email@example.com. [...]
Adam Swank, Paul Schommer, Nikolai Anikin, Rhett Bonner, Joe Gerard, Zach Smith, Hans Anderson, and Gary Larson participated in the “race” division and finished in that order. Elaine & Grant Nelson and Craig & Mona Hunter skied the “touring” division. Looks like a good time was had by all (including the dogs & spectators).
Phil & Kelly Rogers will host an 8-10k classic race on their ski trails @ 18 West Harney Road, Esko on Sunday 24 March at noon. $5 entry gets you a fun course plus snacks after. If you’re planning to come, please let us know by sending a text to (218) 451-0813 or an email [...]
The city grooming crew started at Lester early this morning, with plans to groom Hartley and Piedmont next. Check for updates on the Duluth Parks Facebook page or by calling the City Ski Trail Hotline (218) 730-4321.
Mountain bikers and their parents are invited to attend one of two informational meetings about the recently-formed MN High School Cycling League: Friday, March 22, 5:00pm to 6:30pm College of St. Scholastica Wellness Center, Room 245 Saturday, March 23, 10:00am to 11:30am Peace UCC Basement Choir Practice Room 1111 N. 11th Ave. E, Duluth If [...]
The City XC ski trails were all groomed as of Tuesday.
The Chester Oval, Piedmont, Hartley and Lester trails were done today and Spirit will be done tomorrow (Tuesday).
The word on the street is that Lester and Hartley were groomed this morning. If you know of other city trails that have been groomed, email DXC and we’ll post updates. Thanks, and enjoy the skiing!
It was great to see so many folks out on the ski trails yesterday! Just goes to show that cross country skiers are a hardy bunch. We had a record turnout at the Tour Duluth dinner at Hartley, where folks enjoyed beer, bluegrass, and burritos. Thanks to the trail groomers, event sponsors, and volunteers for [...]