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Winter Activities & Events
Michigan Upper Peninsula: Skiing, Snowmobiling, Snowshoe Hiking, Winter Festivals and more

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December 8, 2017. Improving Winter Sports conditions. At present only modest snow accumulations in the Upper Peninsula with the exception of the Keweenaw Peninsula and south to Twin Lakes where accumulations are 8 to 16 inches. More snow in the forecast over the next 10 days across the entire UP. See our Weather & Snow Report page for the latest ski and snowmobile trail conditions all around Lake Superior.

--Ross

With some sections of the UP receiving over 200 inches of snow, one can see how this is a winter wonderland for skiers, snowshoeing enthusiasts, and snowmobilers. With the milder winters we've been having in the upper midwest, going to Yooperland is your best chance at fun in the snow.

One popular destination is the Porcupine Mountains area - offering downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing (see pictures from an earlier snowshoe trip), and beautiful Lake Superior scenery.

In addition to downhill and cross country skiing, other popular wintertime activities along the south shore include, snowmobiling, sled dog races, and shoeshoeing.

Winter is a great time to enjoy Michigan UP northwoods and the Lake Superior shore. You can get some healthy exercise, friendly ambience, and see views and sights not easily seen during the other seasons.

Below are a few of the 2017 -18 Yooper winter events along the Lake Superior shore communities we know are taking place. Below the event listing are links to trail maps, snow condition reports & snowmobile trail maps.


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2017-18 Winter Sports Events - Michigan Upper Peninsula
South Shore of Lake Superior

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Snowshoeing along Lake Superior
in Porcupine Mountains State Park
(click photo for link)

 


 

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Snow Depth, Conditions & Trail Report Links:

- Michigan Snow Depth Report

- Porcupine Mountains Skiing Conditions

- Sault Ste. Marie Snowfall Report

- Sault Ste. Marie Snowmobile Trail Website

- Grand Marais, Michigan Snow Depth Report

- Munising snowmobile trail report

- Pictured Rocks Skiing, Snowshoeing, Snowmobiling Conditions

- Michigan Downhill Skiing & Snow Sports Reports

- Michigan & Upper Peninsula Snowmobile Trail Maps

- Michigan.org Cross Country Ski Trail Directory

- Marquette County Cross Country Ski Trails

- Marquette Michigan Snow Depth

 

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