Tag: Grand Marais

Ancient Art Revived: Building Wood Skis

  In an age of computer-aided design, state-of-the-art engineering and technologically advanced plastics, Mark Hansen teaches students to build wooden cross country skis by hand. It’s not a common art. And few people would think about making their own skis when an off-the-shelf model can be on the snow in […]

Birds of a feather Flock together

By Lou Dzierzak When both arms and legs work in sync, the wax is right and the sun is shining, the effort of climbing out of bed and walking out the front door is rewarded. When a morning on the snow is that good, you can’t possibly keep it to […]