Thirty Years and Still Going Strong:
Below is a link to an article from Silent Sports magazine from Fe. 1987 describing the establishing of ski trails at Gartzke. We’ve skied a long way since then.
Note: The article was written by Lisa Erickson who is now Lisa Haefs, news editor of the Antigo Daily Journal.
Attention bikers and hikers:
FYI – Trails on the North side of the flowage at Gartzke have been mowed and are in great shape for hikers, walkers and bikers. Enjoy
Upcoming Events of Interest:
Fall 2016 meeting: Brief update of upcoming events:
Mark your calendars; details to follow
Work Days (tentative)
Sat. Oct. 8 Building a new storage shed
Sat. Nov. 5 Trail work day
Note: Should anyone feel the urge to hike the trails and bring loppers, please trim low hanging branches along the trail and report volunteer hours.
Moonlight Ski/Snow shoe/Hike evenings (Meet at trailhead at 7:00pm)
Fri. Dec. 9, 2016 at Gartzke
Sat. Jan. 7, 2017 at Jack Lake
Sat. Feb. 11, 2017 at Schmeisers’ property
Waffles at Gartzke: Sat. Dec. 31, 2016 9:00am to 1:00pm
Spring meeting: Wed. April 12, 2017
Summer bike/camping trip: July 13-16, 2017 Camp Holiday near Boulder Junction
Lakes and Leaves Ride Saturday, September 17:
Routes of 6, 18, 38, or 62 miles. Organized by the Antigo/Langlade County Chamber of Commerce- registration at
Moccasin LkShelter is a plan to fund raise for the building of a shelter at the Moccasin Lake Ski Trails outside of Elcho.
Click on the link below to see a summary of our summer 2016 plans
The Monday Night Ladies rides are done for the season. To paraphrase Yogi Berra: “It gets late earlier this time of year.”
Tuesday Morning “Geezer” Rides Still riding. Meet behind the library at 9am on Tuesdays
Wednesday Evening Rides Still going, meet at the court house parking lot at 5 pm.
Ski Trail Updates courtesy of Langlade County are at:
Next Club Event:
Tues Sept. 13, 6:00 p.m.at Vickie and the Vets, Antigo: Review biking activities, plan for skiing & snowshoeing, eat pizza, drink beer
Board Members: Laurie Shepherd, Alan Berger, Don Mollet and John Schimmels have been joined by Brady Koss. .
Attention All Bicyclists: New Riding Opportunity: There is now a mile long loop for a single track bike trail just south of Antigo (N1985 Dump Rd.) This is the site of the old landfill which has been capped. This effort was made possible through collaboration between the city and the Antigo Bike & Ski Club. The city greatly appreciates the support and vision of Josh Zalewski and all the time he spent flagging the trail and attending meetings. Brady Koss did an excellent job assisting the trail crew with placing the initial loop in the fall of 2013. Here is the work crew after some trail maintenance on Oct.11, 2014
Gartzke has an official address of W6379 Fifth Ave.