Ski on the Gunflint Trail at Pincushion Mountain Winter Festival

Created: January 03, 2019 02:28 PM

Sunday, February 17
Gunflint Trail, Two miles north of Grand Marais, MN

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Cross-country skiers of all athletic abilities and spectators will gather for the Pincushion Mountain Winter Festival.  This one-day event includes eight skiing events throughout the day for beginners, intermediate and advanced skiers in classical, freestyle and skijoring, and ranging from .5k to 30k, and is open to both adults and children.  North Superior Ski and Run Club is celebrating it’s 40th year.  The club is responsible for all trail maintenance of Pincushion Mountain.  They sponsor many youth skiing and running programs for Cook County, including the high school teams.

Schedule of Events:
9 a.m.                          30K Classical Ski Race (Registration Fee $35)
9:30 a.m.                     10K Freestyle Ski Race (Registration Fee $20)
9:40 am.                      10K Classical Ski Race (Registration Fee $20)
2 p.m.                          .5K Kids’ Classical Race (Beginner) (Registration Fee $5)
2:15 p.m.                     1.5K Kids’ Classical Race (Intermediate) (Registration Fee $5)
2:30 p.m.                     3K Kids’ Classical Ski Race (Advanced) (Registration Fee $5)
3 p.m.                          7K Skijoring Single Dog Race – Interval Start (Registration Fee $20)
3:10 p.m.                     3K Skijoring Single Dog Race – Interval Start (Registration Fee $20)

For additional information and to register for the Pincushion Mountain Winter Festival, please visit this link

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