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Skiing the North Shore

A guide to cross country trails in Minnesota’s spectacular Lake Superior region

By Andrew Slade
ISBN 978-0-9794675-0-9
160 pages, 44 trail maps
Foreword by Sam Cook
5.5” x 8.5” trim size; softcover
$15.95 retail

Get the skinny about the most gorgeous cross country ski trails in North America. Join Andrew Slade, an experienced guide and skier, as he takes you along all 700+ kilometers of trails which wind through the North Shore’s city and state parks, a National Forest, and private ski areas. Discover perfectly groomed trails that have earned intriguing names like Bear Chase, Otter Run, Mystery Mountain, Canyon Curves, and Lonely Lake.

This is a skier’s ultimate guidebook to the North Shore—describing 35 groomed trail systems from Duluth-Superior to Grand Marais and the Gunflint Trail. You’ll learn about hidden gems and rediscover well-known state parks. Slade offers useful information about challenging trails for the expert skier, gentle and fun trails for a family outing, scenic overlooks where you can stop for lunch alfresco, and lighted trails where you can enjoy a romantic night ski.

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This guide is for all who love to ski: beginners, recreational skiers, families, experienced skiers, classical and skate skiers.


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