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Great Spring Skiing on Gunflint Trail’s – Banadad

  Snow on Ground – 18 inches Packed Trail base – 16  inches New snow last 24 hours –6 New snow last 7 days –  8 Groomed and Tracked – Tracked Banadad East, Knapp, and Lace Lake- 9 Km. Comments-Excellent skiing. With the fresh snow the trail is beautiful.  Morning expect some icy conditions; warning […]

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Excellent Skiing on the Gunflint

The 200 kilometer Gunflint Nordic Ski Trails remain in excellent condition. For current conditions go to Ski Condition.

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Gunflint Trail’s Banadad Ski Trail Opened for Season

A big holiday present to those waiting to ski Northeast Minnesota’s  Banadad Ski Trails.  On December 21, trail staff finally removed the last of the brush and down trees blocking the 41 Kilometer of the Banadad Ski Trail system.  According to trail staff member, Jim Raml,  “while  we still have a bit more clean-up of […]

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Good Early Winter Snow on the Gunflint

Get your skis out; winter has arrived on the Gunflint Trail.  Over the last few days ten inches of additional snow have  fallen on the Gunflint Trail. The groomers are out rolling and packing the ski trails in preparation to setting tracks. The Banadad and Central Gunflint Nordic Ski Trails now have fifteen or more […]

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B&B at Winter Expo in Minneapolis

If you are looking forward to winter and live in the Twin Cities area you should plan to attend Midwest Mountaineering’s annual Winter Expo . This event is scheduled for Friday, November 19 through Sunday, November 21 at Midwest Mountaineering’s Store located at 309 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, and in large tents erected behind the store. […]

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Gunflint Trail Fall Plein Air Celebration Sunday, October 3 11 am to 4 pm View Gunflint art work,  meet the artists and enjoy Taste of Fall at participating Lodges. Taste treats include- Walleye chowder, glazed ham, bread pudding, squash pie, salsa pickles, wine and cheese, and more!  Each participating lodge will be displaying art work […]

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Minnesota’s Bed and Breakfast Introduce State’s First Green Lodging Certifications

The Minnesota Bed and Breakfast Assocation (MBBA) become the first state wide lodging association to develop a green certification program. Entitled. Green Journey the program recognizes member Inns who are making a commitment to be good environmental stewards. Inns participating in the “Green Journey Program” are on a journey to decrease their environmental footprint and […]

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Taste of the Gunflint

Get a glimpse of Gunflint Trail history and a taste of good eats during A Taste of the Gunflint Trail  on Saturday, September 11 from 11 am to 5 pm. Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center and nine Gunflint Trail businesses will be open for tours during this fundraiser for Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center’s boardwalk […]

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Artist Wanted for Gunflint Trail Plein Air Summer

Artist Sign-up anytime- From: Tuesday June 15, 2010 Until: Friday, October 15, 2010 The Gunflint Trail’s Plein Air Summer  is open to all artist (painters) who want to participate.- Sign in at anytime during the event at Trail Center Lodge 8am-9pm Mon-Sun. Artist participants will be given a small packet with an ID card, list […]

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Tree Planting on the Gunflint

The Gunflint’s  Banadad Trail Association, friends and neighbors this spring are planting six hundred red Tree Planting along the Banadad and white pines and 100 white spruce trees in previously logged and “blow-down” areas along the eastern end of the Banadad Ski Trail and around Little Ollie Lake. Some 350 trees went into the ground […]

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