Written by ironcountylodging on January 15, 2014
Baumgartner boosts his Olympic SBX bid
IRON RIVER—Iron River’s Nick Baumgartner is making a strong case for his second selection to the U.S. Winter Olympics snowboardcross team. After a pair of World Cup races held over the weekend in Andorra, his bid is looking pretty good.
Baumgartner is now ranked seventh overall in World Cup SBX standings and second among Americans after competing in two World Cup races in Vallnord-Arcalis, Andorra, on Jan. 10 and 11.
He reached the “big final” on Jan.
Written by ironcountylodging on January 9, 2014
There’s nothing like living in the U.P. Doesn’t matter if it’s 30 below outside, Yoopers just add another layer and go out to play. There’s always something to do. Ice fish, snowmobile, ice skate, snowshoe, ski, snowboard, tubing or snuggle in a sunbeam with a good book.
Snowmobile Trail Report: Date of Report: 1/2/2014
Trail Conditions: Fair to Good
Snow Cover: 10 to 12 inches of snow or more
Our trails are “OPEN” and groomed. Northern & Western trails are in “Fair to Good
Written by ironcountylodging on January 4, 2014
This winter sure has been an interesting one so far! The grip that ole’ man winter has on Iron County sure seems like a strong one. The recent cold snap as sent temps plunging to the single digits for high is in most of the area. But the cold isn’t stopping visitors from coming to Iron County and enjoy all the great winter fun activities Iron County has to offer.
The earlier than past winters snowfall has aloud area snowmobile
Written by ironcountylodging on December 25, 2013
Cross country skiing in Iron County offers tranquility and peace throughout its miles of snow trails. Distance yourself from the noisy crowds and enjoy the quiet beauty of a glistening white winter. The hush of snow-covered scenery sets the stage for an invigorating wintertime adventure. So click in our bindings and hit the trails, because cross country skiing on a brilliant winter day is in Iron County.
The Ge-Che Cross-Country Trail weaves around three lakes, Hagerman, Brule and Ottawa, in the
Written by ironcountylodging on December 19, 2013
Winter wonderland in the U.P. of Michigan is like none other. With the arrival of early season snow, the snowmobile trails are already open, cross country trails are opening and I counted 10 ice fishing shacks in front of the boat landing on Chicaugon Lake. We are so lucky to live and play in this beautiful place.
Upcoming Area Events:
On Saturday, Dec. 21, a group of crazed “polar bears” will be taking the “plunge” into Ottawa Lake’s icy water with the
Written by ironcountylodging on December 12, 2013
It sure seems as though old man winter has grabbed hold of Iron County these days! But with the arrival of winter, some of us are excited to see the freshly falling snow and the change in seasons! Area ski resorts and in full swing, snowmobile trails and open and now being groomed, area cross-country trails will open soon, lakes in Iron County are starting to freeze over well enough for ice fisherman to hit the lakes and enjoy some
Written by ironcountylodging on December 10, 2013
Michigan snowmobile trails are OPEN for the 2013/14 snowmobile season. Iron County boasts more than 260 miles of extensively groomed and well-marked snowmobile trails, drawing riders from throughout the region and beyond to enjoy scenic journeys that are a trademark of trails here. The wide open trails traverse abandoned railroad beds, weave through varied wooded terrain and cross lakes for excellent sledding. Snowfall totals are between 90 and 120 inches each season. The season opens Dec. 1 and closes March
Written by ironcountylodging on November 24, 2013
Hello visitors, with the end of the month just around the corner, that means Thanksgiving is just a few days away. In the Iron County area we have tons of activities for you and your family or friends to be part of! On Thanksgiving Day, the Iron County Area has options for people to choose from if they are looking to have a nice meal without the cooking part.
The 12th Annual Crystal Falls Community Thanksgiving Dinner takes place at Guardian
Written by ironcountylodging on November 18, 2013
As we roll into day 4 of the 2013 Michigan Firearm Deer Season here in Iron County, from some reports it looks like hunters are seeing some success despite the mild temperatures we saw this weekend. But for those of you who still haven’t seen a buck there still plenty of time! With firearm deer season going til November 30th hunters have many more opportunities to bag that trophy buck.
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Written by ironcountylodging on November 14, 2013
2013 Michigan Firearm Whitetail Deer Season
With opening day just a day away, hunters will begin to leave for the north woods. Thousands of hunters will take to the woods this weekend to hopefully take down that trophy buck. With the season open thru November 30th, hunters will have a two week period of time to seek that elusive buck and fill up their freezers. Statewide, hunting success and hunter satisfaction increased, the 2013 Michigan Deer Hunting Prospects report said,