We’ve Got Lots of Snow!!!
Gartzke: Thursday March 6th the Trails at Gartzke were groomed. All trails are in very good condition at this time, both x-country and snowshoeing. Spring Skiing has arrived!!! That means that you will need to pick your skiing days and times by temperature and and sun. Trails will begin to get soft, slushy and also icy at times. Lots of good ski days are still ahead, so pick your days and enjoy the spring season, it was a long time coming!
Jack Lake: Feb.27 Jack Lake Ski Trail was groomed and tracked Thursday (2/27/14) and is in excellent skiing condition. All eight loops are now open.
Jack Lake Ski Trails are usually groomed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Kettle Bowl Cross Country: Feb. 28: Trails were groomed and tracked 2/28/14 and are in excellent skiing condition. Due to logging, the Plum Creek loop is not groomed.
Antigo Lake Trail Feb. 26 Ski trail has been packed as of today (2/26/2014). It will be tracked tomorrow (2/27/2014). Ski trail will be in good condition after grooming.
Next Club Event:
Spring Meeting: Wed. April 9, 6pm at VFW Hall, Antigo (1216 Elm St.)
Join us for pizza, beer, soft drinks while we recap the ski/snow shoe season and plan for the bicycle season and socialize.
Attention All Bicyclists:
The snow will not last forever! spring will come! There are three regular weekly bike rides in the area:
Monday evening women’s rides meeting at the hospital.
Tuesday morning rides meeting at the public library parking lot (10am in early spring and late summer/fall and 9am in summer).
Wednesday evening rides meeting at the courthouse parking lot at 5:15.
Rides generally split into smaller groups that go at varying speeds and distances. Details will be posted once they begin (probably April)
Maps: Thanks to Barb Borkovec, Joe Hermolin, Mary Mollet, Connie Schmeiser for soliciting local businesses to support and distribute maps.
Wolfman Triathalon: Thanks to members who volunteered. Because of you we added $500 to our account.
A group called Changing Gears is working to provide bicycles for needy kids. Further details are on the Upcoming Events/ Local News of Interest page.
Skiers and snowshoers will have a new outhouse available in the parking lot at Gartzke. Thanks to the Forest and Recreation Committee of Langlade County and Trailmeister Mike Winski for arranging this. Be sure to remove skis or snowshoes before using the outhouse.
Gartzke now has an official address of W6379 Fifth Ave.