winter sports

U.P. 200 dog sled races in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

U.P. 200 dog sled races in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

  Marquette, MI – This weekend mushers and their teams, from around the Midwest, celebrate the 25th anniversary of the U.P. 200 and Midnight Run dog sled races in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Downtown Marquette was bustling with excitement Friday night as local residents, out of town visitors, and volunteers gathered to help the race get […]

Michigan Ice Fest: An Ice Climber’s Paradise

Michigan Ice Fest: An Ice Climber’s Paradise

Looking for some outdoor adventure opportunities in the winter? The annual Michigan Ice Festival in the Upper Peninsula is the perfect chance to get out and enjoy snow covered forests and the majestic ice formations found within. The yearly event is held along the scenic shores of Lake Superior in the Pictured Rocks National Park […]

2015 Noquemanon Ski Races Rock Marquette

2015 Noquemanon Ski Races Rock Marquette

Marquette, MI – 2015 Noquemanon Ski Marathon participants finished up a spectacular weekend of outdoor winter sports races this weekend all featuring various parts of the  Noquemanon Trails Network (NTN) renowned for it’s beautiful and rugged terrain.  This annual event began 17 years ago and features one of the largest nordic ski races around the […]

Master Snowmobile Racing Circuit hits Marquette

Master Snowmobile Racing Circuit hits Marquette

Marquette, MI- What better way to usher in a new summer of racing then to end the winter race season with one final epic race. Every year at the end of March Marquette Mountain opens its hill to the Masters Snowmobile Racing Circuit for a two-day event. The Masters Circuit does not limit its events […]

King Of The Hill At Marquette Mountain

King Of The Hill At Marquette Mountain

Marquette Michigan – Winter events wrapped up this past weekend at the Marquette Mountain Ski Hill with some extreme snowmobile racing by the Mid America Snow and Terrain Expert Racers (MASTERS). The MASTERS racers took over a portion of the ski hill turning it into an uphill drag racing and hillcross terrain course. These high […]

Over The River and Through The Woods Snowshoe Race

Over The River and Through The Woods Snowshoe Race

Marquette has long been known to be the place to go for fun in the snow. This year a new event is being added to the mix. The first annual “Over the River and Through the Woods 5k Snowshoe Race/Trek” will be held at the future Upper Peninsula Land Conservancy’s Vielmetti-Peters Preserve located less than […]

Downtown Rail Jam Celebrates It’s Third Year

Downtown Rail Jam Celebrates It’s Third Year

Marquette MI- The annual Downtown Showdown Rail Jam has become a hugely popular and beloved outdoor winter event in the city of Marquette. This year marked it’s 3rd year in a row on February 21, 2015. The city of Marquette is well known for it’s outdoor sports and it’s architecture. Three years ago the city […]

906 Polar Roll Fat Tire Bike Races

906 Polar Roll Fat Tire Bike Races

  Marquette Michigan -The air was alive with the buzz of fat bike tires as the first annual 906 Polar Roll snow bike race kicked off Saturday morning, February 21st, 2015. This new yearly event brought together over 250 bike enthusiasts looking for a special event for and by bike lovers. The 906 Polar Roll […]

Celebrating 128 Years on Suicide Hill

Celebrating 128 Years on Suicide Hill

It was a beautiful night for jumping on Suicide Hill Tuesday Jan. 27, 2015.  Over 600 local residents turned out for the Ishpeming Ski Club’s 128th Annual Ski Jumping Tournament which featured an international line-up of participants from the U.S. Ski Team, Finland, Poland, and Slovenia. Winds were low, temperatures mild, and the bonfires were […]

Zambon’s Brings Snow Bikes To The Upper Peninsula

Zambon’s Brings Snow Bikes To The Upper Peninsula

Marquette, MI- The Upper Peninsula has always been known for its beautiful summers and long harsh winters, it is truly a motorsports enthusiast’s paradise. There is only one problem, the summers are too short.  Snowmobilers love it, but for motorcyclists who don’t want to spend ten thousand bucks plus on a sled, it is hell! […]

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