It is a bluebird sky day and the temperature on the outside thermometer reads 15 degrees (F). The fire is warm and crackling and the coffee is hot and rich. No need to rush your breakfast of blueberry pancakes, served with warm Vermont maple syrup, at your cozy inn. The three feet of snow that blankets the outside landscape is obviously not going anywhere on this bright winter morning, leaving you plenty of time to fuel your ... Read more >
Every year since 1973, come mid-February, a small, highly trained and motivated citizen army begins to stir. They come from the small communities of Cable and Hayward, Wisconsin; and across the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota and the entire Midwest to take their positions.
This talented army includes more than 2,000 volunteers who provide the manpower, ingenuity, expertise and human resources that power the American Birkebeiner.
Called the largest cross country ski race in North America, the Birkebeiner registered more than ... Read more >