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Featured Region: Great Lakes Nordic Skiing

Cross Country Ski Headquarters (Roscommon)
Miles of Big Snow Cat groomed trails, Stone Turtle Day Lodge & Huge fieldstone fireplace, vast demo and ski equipment sales program, ski outings and events all season long.

Crystal Mountain Resort (Benzie County)
Trackset trails, power-tilled skating lanes or just bust loose -- 30 kms of trails featuring Michigan's finest cross country skiing.

McGuire's Resort Center (Cadillac)
Ski among evergreens on the Red Pine Trail (3 km lighted) or 4 km Timber Ridge Outer Loop. Lodging and dining packages, Bar and Grill with scheduled live entertainment.

Windy Lake Lodge (Ontario, CA)
Treat yourself to a cross-country ski adventure in the pristine Canadian wilderness. A short train ride from Sault Ste. Marie takes you to Windy Lake Lodge in the heart of Algoma Snow Country. Tom & Shirley Lee will take good care of you from there. A nordic ski vacation of a lifetime.

Drummond Island Resort
Stay in classic log homes and lodges and enjoy the cross-country ski trails cut through the forests of Drummond Island.

Afternoon Skating At X-C Headquarters
Take an afternoon skate at X-C Headquarters. Conditions were excellent Saturday, Feb. 7.
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Afternoon Skating At X-C Headquarters
Skating comes easy when you take a free learn to have fun on skis lesson Saturdays at 4 pm.
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Cadillac Area Cross Country
Endowed with maximum snow conditions of approximately 120 inches annually, the five cross-country ski trails of the Cadillac area provide nordic skiers with a wide of variety of trails to sample.

Gaylord Area Cross Country
In Gaylord you'll find the gently sloping terrain, heavily wooded forests and deep annual snowfall ideal for nordic skiing. Facilities range from rustic and scenic to elegant and expertly groomed.

Cross Country Information

Hal Higdon: On the Slopes
Award-winning ski journalist, Hal Higdon takes you to the best cross-country ski trails in Northern Michigan and across the U.S.

Mike Terrell: Hitting the Trails
Articles and essays from Mike Terrell about the challenges and pleasures of cross country skiing in the Great Lakes region. Order Mike's book, Northern Michigan's Best Cross Country Ski Trails, and be ready for your next trip.

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