Van Riper Lantern Lit Snowshoe

March 13, 2019

Champion, MI – Van Riper State Park will host a 1.25 mile lantern-lit snowshoe trail hike on Saturday, March 16th from 7 pm – 9 pm. Meet at the Rustic Peshekee Cabin, and stick around to warm up by the fire and enjoy some refreshments!

Snowshoe at Hungarian Falls March 16th

March 13, 2019

Hancock, MI – The Keweenaw Land Trust will host a snowshoe hike around Hungarian Falls on Saturday, March 16th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Board member Clay Hixson will lead the hike. Snowshoers can meet at Sixth Street, Tamarack City. Visit the Facebook page for more information.

‘Rock Star’ Climber Lynn Hill Gives Talk at NMU March 19th

March 13, 2019

Marquette, MI – Rock climber Lynn Hill, one of only two people in the world to succeed in making an all free, one-day ascent of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite Valley, will give a presentation at Northern Michigan University. The event begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, March 19th, in 1100 Jamrich Hall. Admission is free for NMU students and $2 for the general public.

Hill was the first to complete an all free ascent of The Nose with a 1994 effort. She had first discovered competition climbing during a visit to France in 1986. Hill quickly moved into the top ranks, winning more than 30 international competitions, including five victories at the Arco Rock Master, the Wimbledon of competitive climbing.

This event is sponsored by Platform Personalities, the Organization for Outdoor Recreation Professionals, and the Student Finance Committee.

2019 Hog-a-Thon

March 2, 2019

Merriweather, MI – Take park in this annual fishing contest hosted by Maple Ridge Bait and Taxidermy beginning Friday, March 8th at 7:00 am and ending Saturday, March 9th at 5:00 pm. There is a $100 prize for the largest perch entered. For more information, visit the Facebook page.

2019 Hornbogen Ski Race

February 24, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Hornbogen Ski Race will take place on Saturday, March 2nd from noon to 10 pm at Marquette Mountain. Enjoy this exciting multi-event alpine ski race at beautiful Marquette Mountain in Marquette, MI. For more information, visit the event website.

11th Annual Glide ‘n’ Gorge

February 24, 2019

Hancock, MI – The 11th Annual Glide ‘n’ Gorge will take place Saturday, March 2nd from noon to 3 pm. Ski, snowshoe, eat, and be merry! Visit the event website for more information.

Winter Family Fun Day at Straits State Park

February 24, 2019

St. Ignace, MI – Winter Family Fun Day at Straits State Park will take place on Saturday, March 2nd from 4 pm to 9 pm. Go for a lantern-lit snowshoe and warm up with toasty refreshments afterwards. For more information, visit the event website.

36th Annual Gogebic Lodge Ice Fishing Derby

February 24, 2019

Lake Gogebic, MI – The 36th Annual Gogebic Lodge Ice Fishing Derby will take place on Saturday, March 2nd from 7 am to 4 pm. For more events, visit the website. Good luck fishermen and fisherwomen!

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