Category Archives: Snow

Announcing The Alpena IceFest Fat Tire Bike Race January 27th 2018

Go to the web site here for the details and to register.

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Youth Cross Country Ski Club first two weeks

Three weeks in and we have completed two weeks of ski club meetings. We missed week two due to weather conditions but have managed to get is some quality instruction never the less. We still anticipate getting all 6 weeks in so keep doing your snow dances. Thanks to all the volunteers for your hard work, thanks to Jeff Blumenthal for putting this together, thank you to the Alpena County Youth and Recreation Committee and thanks to the Aplex for hosting our club.
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Kids Can Learn How to Cross Country Ski for FREE!

Last spring, Jeff Blumenthal, with partnership from the Thunder Bay Trails Association, applied for a grant from the Alpena County Youth and Recreation fund to form a Youth Cross Country Ski Club. The intent of the ski club was to provide access to cross country ski equipment and free instruction for Alpena County kids ages K-12th grade. The grant requesting $5500 to cover the cost of cross country ski rental equipment for 40 kids over six Sundays this winter was well received and approved by the Alpena County Youth and Recreation committee. The cross country ski rental equipment will be provided by Harborside Cycle and Sport of Alpena.
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YOUTH CROSS COUNTRY SKI CLUB

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Nordicskiracer.com: Lots of snow; still well-below seasonal averages

Thu, Jan 24, 2013 – By Mike Muha

The Gaylord NOAA Office says,

Northern Michigan remains entrenched in a good old-fashioned cold air outbreak! It’s actually exposing just how spoiled we’ve become…having grown accustom to the mild temperatures of late. We’ve now had 5 consecutive days with readings in the single digits or below. You have to go back to March 2011 (looking at records from the office location here) to find the last time that happened. And we’ll get them again tonight…making 6 days in a row. Making this the best cold air outbreak since January of 2011…which tallied a 9 day stretch where readings went to single digits or below….including a reading of -12 that occurred on the 23rd.

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