Category: Events

 

Nordic Ski Basics

Nordic Ski Basics

December 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

FREE

Program Fee: Free, but donations are appreciated.
Location: 
Meet at Lower Level of Richard Grand Recreation Hall, Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Registration not required, but strongly encouraged. Limit: 20 people

Let’s get Out There for a ski at Hunt Hill!  Kris Hanson, from Out There Nordic, will teach the basics of cross country skiing on ungroomed trails and will then lead an adventure on skis on Hunt Hill trails. Participants must bring their own ski gear since skiing equipment will NOT be provided.

Equipment recommendations: a mechanical pattern, waxless or skin classic touring ski or light duty backcountry ski or older waxable fiberglass ski with appropriate boot and binding plus your touring pole. If you are interested in places that rent out skis and equipment, please call 715-635-6543 before the program date and we can recommend some places.

Snowshoe Hike

Snowshoe Hike

December 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

FREE

Program Fee: Free, but donations are appreciated.
Location: 
Meet at Lower Level of Richard Grand Recreation Hall, Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Registration not required, but strongly encouraged. Limit: 20 people

Time to get Out There and explore Hunt Hill by snowshoe with Kris Hanson from Out There Nordic! She will share the basics of Nordic hiking with snowshoes, and then you will have a chance to get out along the Hunt Hill trails to practice! If there is not sufficient snow coverage, we will practice Nordic hiking with poles.

Equipment recommendations: Hunt Hill will have limited snowshoes and poles available for participants so we encourage those that have snowshoes and/or poles to please bring their own. Poles are optional and can be hiking poles, ski poles, or Nordic poles. If you would like to reserve snowshoes and/or poles in advance, please call 715-635-6543 by Thursday, December 14th.

Nordic Ski Basics

Nordic Ski Basics

February 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

FREE

Program Fee: Free, but donations are appreciated.
Location: 
Meet at Lower Level of Richard Grand Recreation Hall, Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Registration not required, but strongly encouraged. Limit: 20 people

Let’s get Out There for a ski at Hunt Hill!  Kris Hanson, from Out There Nordic, will teach the basics of cross country skiing on ungroomed trails and will then lead an adventure on skis on Hunt Hill trails. Participants must bring their own ski gear since skiing equipment will NOT be provided.

Equipment recommendations: a mechanical pattern, waxless or skin classic touring ski or light duty backcountry ski or older waxable fiberglass ski with appropriate boot and binding plus your touring pole. If you are interested in places that rent out skis and equipment, please call 715-635-6543 before the program date and we can recommend some places.

Snowshoe Hike – Hunt Hill

February 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

FREE

Program Fee: Free, but donations are appreciated.
Location: 
Meet at Lower Level of Richard Grand Recreation Hall, Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Registration not required, but strongly encouraged. Limit: 20 people

Time to get Out There and explore Hunt Hill by snowshoe with Kris Hanson from Out There Nordic! She will share the basics of Nordic hiking with snowshoes, and then you will have a chance to get out along the Hunt Hill trails to practice! If there is not sufficient snow coverage, we will practice Nordic hiking with poles.

Equipment recommendations: Hunt Hill will have limited snowshoes and poles available for participants so we encourage those that have snowshoes and/or poles to please bring their own. Poles are optional and can be hiking poles, ski poles, or Nordic poles. If you would like to reserve snowshoes and/or poles in advance, please call 715-635-6543 by Wednesday, February 15th.