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ABR Student Trip a Big Success

As you can see from this photo, the student trip to ABR this past weekend was a great success. More photos from the trip are posted here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/36615642@N03/sets/72157649647794532/. (photo credit: Chris Pappathopoulos)… Read More

Snowmobilers Push for Trail Through Blue Mound State Park

Mike Ivey of the Capital Times has posted an article about a new proposed snowmobile trail through Blue Mound State Park. Read it online here:  http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/writers/mike_ivey/snowmobilers-push-for-trail-through-blue-mound-state-park/article_595dc504-7beb-11e4-a537-1fcac07228ce.html… Read More

Weekend Trip Destination Plans 11/14-16

All MadNorSki members and friends are invited to use the link below to post their weekend ski plans, connect with friends and share rides. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1eNlnZqLyDNWTm9mOM44Z4m6h-cEf88YojTmPL7ENs8Q/edit?usp=sharing From posts on SkinnySki.com and other sites, it appears portions of ABR, the Birkie Trail and Minocqua Winter Park are opening this weekend. More trail operators in other parts of… Read More

Dec 6-7 ABR Bus Trip is full!

The Dec 6-7 on-snow ABR bus trip with lodging at Wolverine Village is now full. The bus will leave from Madison early Saturday morning and will return Sunday evening. Cost is approximately $78 per person and includes bus transportation, overnight lodging, and three meals…. Read More

Madnorski East Student Ski Club Forming

Sun Prairie and Madnorski (Madison Nordic Ski Club) have partnered to start an East Dane County cross country ski club. The club is open to grades 7 through 12. The goals of the club will be to introduce youth to the lifelong sport of cross country skiing. The club will provide instruction for both classic… Read More

2014 – 2015 Season Kickoff Meeting

Join your fellow Madison Nordic Ski Club members AND members of the Hoofers cross country ski club on Monday evening, Oct. 13, starting at 6:45 p.m. at Memorial Union. We have confirmed that the room will be Tripp Commons. Parking is available next door in the ramp beneath Helen C. White Library on the UW–Madison… Read More

Welcome to the New Website

Some of you may have noticed a slightly different look to the Madnorski website. There are two major changes: (1) we have transitioned the website to a local web hosting company and (2) we have moved the content from a mostly custom database-driven design into WordPress. We changed hosting companies primarily because the previous hosting… Read More

Return of the Rock Skis

I don’t know how it happened, one day they were just there.  Upstairs, where my good skis go, the rack held a beat up old pair of Blizzards.  The Impostors were bold, as if I wouldn’t notice the cheap auto bindings, let alone the psychedelic rainbow sherbet colored p-tex bases that could only be possible… Read More

President’s Letter – January 2012

The lack of winter has put the damper on many a Mad NorSki’s plans.  After three great early snowfall seasons, this year’s beginning has a caravan of  MadNorSkis travelling north to find snow.  Even Ironwood Michigan has had lower than “normal” amounts of snow, with less than great conditions. These conditions have finally changed in… Read More