The Meaning of Winter Solstice at Door Creek Park

By Brock Woods, Madnorski Trails Chair The sun has just set on the longest night of the year at Door Creek Park. And two dozen hardy club members just helped to inaugurate our new major east-side ski park! 12 degrees on this first day of our winter. And though many had cold hands and feet,… Read More

Expanded Trails at Door Creek Park

Last fall, Madnorski members Brock Woods, Dick Steinle, and Tamara Bryant met with Madison City Parks Conservation Supervisor Paul Quinlan to walk areas of Door Creek Park to consider further development of the ski trail system in this east side Madison park. That “walking meeting” has proved to be quite productive as City Parks is… Read More

Elver Park Trail Run – November 13, 2022

Elver Park Trail Run presented by MadNorSki Looking for one more fall trail race to add to your calendar–or just want to get out and move to support area Nordic?  Join us at the Elver Park Trail Run presented by MadNorski!  Please don’t delay in signing up so we can order enough t-shirts!!  (Note: If… Read More

Club Rollerski Outing–Monday, Oct 10

  Date: Monday, October 10, 2022 Time: 5:30- 7:30 pm Where: Lake Farm Park Shelter 2 Bring: May bring a dish to share at the weenie roast afterwards   We will have a group rollerski/group hike — you pick your movement. 5:30-6:30 pm rollerski/hike Hikers:  Meet at Lake Farm Park shelter 2 at 5:30pm Hiking Route… Read More

Elver Trail Work Day–Sat Oct 29, 2022

Saturday, October 29, 2022 is our Elver Trail Work Day, the one day in the fall where we focus on getting the trails ready for snow. (The Madnorski Ski Swap is also on this day!) Madnorski trail volunteers will arrive at Elver Park at 8am sharp to grab a donut, meet each other, and receive… Read More

Ski Swap October 29, 2022

This is a used cross country ski equipment sale.  Either drop-off items prior to the sale 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”… Read More

Club Social Ride–NOW TUESDAY SEP 13

    RIDE MOVED TO TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2022 FOR DRYER CONDITIONS!  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… Read More

Madnorski Up Up & Away Classic Rollerski Race–August 13, 2022

  We are excited to announce the Madnorski Up, Up & Away Classic Rollerski Race!  This classic rollerski race will have two levels of challenge–10K and 5K where the bulk of the climbing is at the end of the 10K course.  Both the 10K and 5K courses start at the bottom of a beautiful and… Read More

A hearty THANK YOU to our coaches & volunteers!

Whether working with our Winter Fun Club, Trail Kids, MadNorSki juniors, or adult lessons – our volunteer coaches have made it all possible. This year saw the highest enrollment in our cross country skiing programming with over 150 participants  in youth programs alone! Our volunteer coaching teams create a fun learning environment where kids can be… Read More