Tag Archives: Skiing

X-C Ski Performance: Don’t forget the glide wax

By Howard Meyerson It was cold and the snow was fresh and deep; the cross-country skiing should have been terrific. But, as I shuffled along through the woods one day recently, it felt as though I was skiing in molasses. … Continue reading

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Winter Fun Close to Grand Rapids, MI

One thing that can be said about west Michigan is there are plenty of ways to enjoy the outdoors and find your winter bliss. My newest post on Experience GR Blog, the City of Grand Rapids website, lays it all … Continue reading

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2014: The year ahead – for starters

By Howard Meyerson Last year was full of interesting developments: The endangered Kirtland’s warbler was reported to have made a comeback, Lake Michigan salmon were huge but proved less plentiful, the DNR moved to reopen some state forest campgrounds, camping … Continue reading

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State forest ski trails to be groomed; but will there be snow?

By Howard Meyerson As the first dusting of snow hit southern Michigan over the holidays, I naturally gravitated down to my gear room where I thought to give things the once over.  I was full of excited anticipation, much like … Continue reading

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Innovation: World’s largest indoor ski hills

Why not build the world’s largest indoor ski dome?  That’s what Danish travel company Danski and the architectural firm CEBRA are proposing: Skidome Denmark. The 1,000,000 square foot facility would be built over a river and offer three arches, each … Continue reading

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