Tag Archives: XC ski

Vol. XX – #251- Skiing the Winter Sports Loop

(Report by Jim) This afternoon, I headed up to cross country ski a trail I’ve hiked many times in the Summer. There is a extra “Winter Sports Loop” on the Mud Lake Trail at the end of Densmore just south of Leelanau State Park. The condition of the trail is just barely ski-able with no more than an inch of… Read more »

Vol XIX – #290 – MLK Day – Meggens Monday

  File under: “Why We Live Here” — the weekend’s snow became the highlight of outdoor play. My dad and I cross-country skied along the Heritage Trail, which had been groomed the evening before but then covered with enough snow to bury the XC ski tracks. It was idyllic: snow gently falling; powder on the trail; patches of blue sky;… Read more »