Cross country skiing - see event description for details

  • February 15, 2014 · 11:00 AM
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Meeting location: Huron Meadows Metro Park - Ski Touring Center (Golf Starter Building)

Time: 10am 

Skiing is open for trail near golf course so the plan is to rent or bring your own skis and go skiing.  I just called to confirm this today!

Let's hope for some snow!! Huron Meadows Metropark is one of just a few parks in southeast Michigan that offers skate-style and classic groomed cross country ski trails. Choose among 14.8 miles of trails groomed for tracked, classic skiing over easy to moderate terrain, or nine miles of trails groomed for skate-style skiing on moderate terrain with rolling hills. Plus, we have a 1K loop made from snow shot from our snow guns, that is open even if there isn't much snow!

All trails are open, ski and weather conditions permitting.

Separate trails for hikers and snowshoers help keep our ski trails in great shape for skiers only!

This park offers spectacular scenery for your next cross-country ski excursion. Glide past snow-glazed fields, an ice-covered lake, and beautiful deciduous forests.

The Ski Touring Center (Golf Starter Building) is open weekends for ski rentals and features a heated lounge, restrooms and snacks. Groups of 10 or more can make arrangements to rent skis during the week. Dogs are not allowed on ski trails.

Start time:  11am

Meeting place: Ski Touring Center (Golf Starter Building)

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Prices: Cross-country ski rental 1/2 day full equipment pkg. $13

Websitehttp://www.metroparks.com/Winter-Sports ([masked])

Directions: (from Livonia) http://www.metroparks.com/metroparks/parks/index_all.aspx?ID=4&r=0 1. Head north on Merriman Rd toward Plymouth Rd 1.0 mi 2. Turn right onto Schoolcraft Rd 338 ft 3. Take the 1st left toward Schoolcraft Rd 315 ft 4. Turn left onto Schoolcraft Rd 0.2 mi 5. Take the I-96 E ramp on the left 0.2 mi 6. Merge onto I-96 W 3.6 mi 7. Slight right to stay on I-96 W (signs for I-275 N/​Flint/​Lansing) 24.5 mi 8. Take exit 148A to merge onto US-23 S toward Ann Arbor 1.4 mi 9. Take exit 58 for Lee Rd 0.2 mi 10. At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto Lee Rd 177 ft 11. At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto Whitmore Lake Rd 0.5 mi 12. Turn right onto Maltby Rd 0.5 mi 13. Take the 1st left onto Rickett Rd 1.3 mi 14. Turn right onto Hammel Rd Destination will be on the left

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  • Christa

    Perfect snow and sun today!

    February 15, 2014

  • Barbara

    Great sunny day for skiing

    February 15, 2014

  • Barbara

    Only Christa and I signed up so we are going to heritage park

    February 15, 2014

  • Sharon

    Hi, Barbara. Thanks for organizing this. Just wanted to confirm that the start time is 11:00 a.m.? Not sure yet if I can make it, but wanted to make sure I had the correct time just in case. Thank you! :)

    February 11, 2014

    • Barbara

      Call my cell phone if you don't find us. [masked]

      February 14, 2014

    • Sharon

      Thanks, Barbara. Unfortunately, I won't be able to make it today, but I do hope to join your group for another outing before too long. Thanks again for organizing these enjoyable and healthy outdoor events!

      1 · February 15, 2014

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