Cross-country skiing

Non-hook-and-bullet outdoor winter fun

I enjoy ice fishing and small game hunting during the winter months as much as anyone, but sometimes the time, place and conditions just aren’t right. Other times, I simply feel like doing something else, especially when conditions are ripe for those activities. That’s where cross-country (Nordic) skiing comes into play, which is something I got into a little later…

Snowshoers and fat-bikers rejoice this winter

The main event in the Northland Fat Bike Rally begins with a mass start on Lake Bemidji and then heads into Lake Bemidji State Park. (exploreminnesota.com)The beauty of snowshoeing is you don’t need groomed trails to ‘shoe in what has become a snowy winter of record proportions in parts of the North Country. In fact, breaking your own trail in…