Madison Nordic Ski Club

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  • GoFundMe Launch “Keep Elver a Top XC Ski Destination”

    GoFundMe Launch “Keep Elver a Top XC Ski Destination”

    Madnorski just launched the GoFundMe “HELP KEEP ELVER PARK A TOP XC SKI DESTINATION” so the club can purchase a much needed groomer and snowmobile that will be used to keep conditions top notch at Elver Park. Please read our story using the link above. We want a wide reach so we are asking you to share early and often. Donations of…

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  • Madnorski celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Birkie at January Meeting

    Madnorski celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Birkie at January Meeting

    At the January club meeting on the 8th, American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Executive Director Ben Popp came to talk about the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the Birkie and to share the vision for the Mount Telemark Project. If you missed the meeting, you can see a similar presentation here: Ben Popp’s Presentation at Surly Brewing…

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  • Announcing the Madnorski Trip to Norway 2025 with Lumi Experiences

    Announcing the Madnorski Trip to Norway 2025 with Lumi Experiences

    Interested in skiing in Norway? Or perhaps you have you been dreaming of participating in the Norwegian Birkebeiner? Plan now and join the MadNorSki club trip to cross-country ski in Norway in 2025 with Lumi Experiences! Club members Leslie Taylor, Cowboybob, Liese Pfeifer and Tom Dosch have rave reviews about their trips with Lumi Experiences. Here…

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  • Response to Proposed Changes to Indian Lake County Park 12/7/23

    Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2023  To: Dane County Parks Commission  From: Madison Nordic Ski Club (Madnorski)  Re: August 2023 Indian Lake County Park and Halfway Prairie Wildlife Area Master Plan    Madison Nordic Ski Club’s Response to Select Proposed Master Plan Items  Thanks for time to represent the Madison Nordic Ski Club! Its Board has…

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  • Our Annual Fundraising Appeal has begun– Become a Trailblazer!

    Dear Madnorski Supporters,  As winter approaches and our hearts yearn for the snow-covered trails of Elver Park, we are thrilled to launch our annual Trailblazer fundraising drive. This campaign is our rallying call, inviting each one of you to join together to ensure that our grooming equipment is primed and ready for the upcoming season.  …

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  • Club Rollerski Outing & Weenie Roast–Oct 9

    Hey Madnorskiers–come meet up at Lake Farm Park for a club rollerski or group hike — you pick your movement. We especially welcome our newer rollerskiers; trail kids, juniors, and adults!  Date: Monday, October 9, 2023Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pmWhere: Lake Farm Park Shelter 3 – All the way down to circle drive. Follow Madnorski signs.Bring: A dish to share at the weenie roast if…

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  • Join Us at the MadNorSki Vendor Fair–Nov 6, 2023

    Join Us at the MadNorSki Vendor Fair–Nov 6, 2023

    Whether you’re a seasoned skier, brand new to skiing or a winter sports enthusiast, this event promises an evening of excitement, knowledge, and community spirit. Here’s what you can look forward to: **🏔 Explore Premium Gear and Equipment: Dive into a diverse collection of top-quality gear, wax, and equipment. From beginners to experts, find the…

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  • Ski Swap–October 28, 2023

    Ski Swap–October 28, 2023

    This is a used cross country ski equipment sale.  Either drop-off items the evening before to sell or come buy gear, (or both)!  If your items sell, MadNorSki Youth Programs will keep 25% of this amount, and you will receive 75% of this amount. If you would like, you may include “or best offer” for…

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  • Trail Women Meet & Greet – Sep 10, 2023

    Trail Women Meet & Greet – Sep 10, 2023

    Are you a Madnorski member and tired of skiing and working out all by yourself? Then come and join our women’s training group!  It doesn’t matter if you can attend all or just one session, it doesn’t matter if you have skied 50 Birkies or just started to ski last year—all levels are welcome! Come…

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  • Social Ride Monday Sep 18, 2023

    Social Ride Monday Sep 18, 2023

    Social ride starting at 5:30 pm and ending on a Madison bike path post sunset, so bring lights!! Who? – MadNorski members who like to ride bicycles! Meeting point– Olin Park parking lot, 5:30 pm or along route. Proposed routes – Short route 16 miles passing Hop Haus at midpoint (Mostly bike trail, one section on Seminole Hwy) . Long route…

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Upcoming Events

  • March 11, 2024
    Club Meeting
    6:00 pm
    Location: Old Sugar Distillery, 931 E Main St #8, Madison, WI 53703, USA

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Alert!! Thanks to a handful of longtime club members, we now have a matching gift of $5,000 so every donation we receive now is DOUBLED! This match will affect all donations that move us from $15,000, raised as-of-yesterday, to $20,000 raised. It is so exciting to see our community's commitment to Elver and supporting the club's grooming efforts. Donate Here: ... See MoreSee Less
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We have great news! We have raised enough to buy our new groomer and a good start for the new snowmobile. This is terrific and we are so pleased with this support and encouragement. Please share our GoFundMe with friends and help us reach our final goal! ... See MoreSee Less
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MadNorSki Juniors skiing the Korte and for some --- their first Birkie! The team is looking forward to the State Distance Meet back up in Cable this weekend!! ... See MoreSee Less
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