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The NTN Twin Peaks Trail Run is set for Saturday June 1st, 2013

The NTN Twin Peaks Trail Run is set for Saturday June 1st, 2013 this year. Both the 1/2 marathon and 5K races start at high noon at the South Marquette Trailhead located off or HWY 553. . This is the fourth year for the Twin Peaks Challenge and the event continues to grow and evolve. The grassroots race is as unique as it is challenging. Tibetan prayer flags fly above the starting line and each one of the summits that the half marathoners climb has a cowbell that must be rung to avoid disqualification. If you are new to trail

NTN Forestville Trails-Year in Review 2012-2013

NTN Forestville Trails-Year in Review 2012-2013 As we approach April there is still an abundance of snow to enjoy. It has been a wonderful winter from many perspectives. The following are just a few highlights. Members make the whole organization possible. Your donations, volunteerism and passion for the outdoors keep the NTN growing. This year we added many new members to our total membership of more than 1000. Trail Builders are the individuals, families and businesses who give at least $500 each year to allow us to build new trails, purchase needed equipment and hire our staff. We have 37

Dirtball is April 27th

Join us Saturday, April 27th for a celebration of mountain biking Marquette style. 324 N Third St, Marquette blackrocksbrewery.com 9am Casual Mountain Bike Ride (ride canceled due to snow) 12-4pm NTN/Blackrocks “DIRTBALL” $25 Tickets Include: Custom Pint Glass Live Music Food All Proceeds Go Toward Trail Development Tickets are Available At: At the Door NTN Cell (906) 235-6861 noquenetwork@gmail.com Facebook NTN Page Bike Raffle 2013 Giant Simple 3 Cruiser $10 tickets available at the door Raffle Winner Will be Announced at Blackrocks

NTN Grooming Report, 3.22.13

Forestville: Last night we groomed and tracked the Noque to 16k, animoosh, chiwaji, waaban, muckwa, gookookoo, and the inner loops. Bagwaji, migizi, and Noque to 510 have nice track with 1-2″ of fluffy snow. Thank the land owners: Skiers are reminded that most of NTN’s trails are on private property and we ski at the pleasure of the owners. Most trails are designated as non-motorized at the request of the land owner. Some areas, however, are on access routes for the land owner’s property. If you see them, be sure to say “thank you”. Grooming priorities: Ideally we would have

NTN Grooming Report, 3.21.13

Forestville: All trails form FV to 510 were groomed and tracked yesterday. Great classic and skate skiing Thank the land owners: Skiers are reminded that most of NTN’s trails are on private property and we ski at the pleasure of the owners. Most trails are designated as non-motorized at the request of the land owner. Some areas, however, are on access routes for the land owner’s property. If you see them, be sure to say “thank you”. Grooming priorities: Ideally we would have 50k of groomed skiing every day. It takes about 3 hours per 10 k of trail. Most

NTN Grooming Report, 3.20.13

Forestville: Around 6 this morning we bombi groomed the Noque from FV to 510 along with animoosh and chiwaji. Skiing should be excellent today! Thank the land owners: Skiers are reminded that most of NTN’s trails are on private property and we ski at the pleasure of the owners. Most trails are designated as non-motorized at the request of the land owner. Some areas, however, are on access routes for the land owner’s property. If you see them, be sure to say “thank you”. Grooming priorities: Ideally we would have 50k of groomed skiing every day. It takes about 3

NTN Grooming Report, 3.19.13

At the Forestville trail head we picked up about 4″ of snow last night. We have more snow expected throughout today and this evening. We will be grooming as weather permits. Thank the land owners: Skiers are reminded that most of NTN’s trails are on private property and we ski at the pleasure of the owners. Most trails are designated as non-motorized at the request of the land owner. Some areas, however, are on access routes for the land owner’s property. If you see them, be sure to say “thank you”. Grooming priorities: Ideally we would have 50k of groomed

NTN Grooming Report, 3.18.13

Forestville: Last night we ginzu groomed the Noque to 16k and animoosh. All trails from Forestville to 18k have excellent classic track and great skating lanes. Thank the land owners: Skiers are reminded that most of NTN’s trails are on private property and we ski at the pleasure of the owners. Most trails are designated as non-motorized at the request of the land owner. Some areas, however, are on access routes for the land owner’s property. If you see them, be sure to say “thank you”. Grooming priorities: Ideally we would have 50k of groomed skiing every day. It takes

Grooming Report 3.15.13

Forestville: All trails from FV to county rd 510 have been groomed and tracked 2-3 times throughout the week. Skiing conditions are excellent and will continue to be throughout the weekend. At 510 we have 52″ of snow cover with about 40″ in FV! Skiers are reminded that most of NTN’s trails are on private property and we ski at the pleasure of the owners. Most trails are designated as non-motorized at the request of the land owner. Some areas, however, are on access routes for the land owner’s property. If you see them, be sure to say “thank you”.

NTN Grooming Report 3.14.13

Forestville: All trails were bombi groomed yesterday from FV to county rd 510. Some extra skate lane passes were made on the Noque to 14k and animoosh last night. Excellent skiing for everyone to enjoy! Skiers are reminded that most of NTN’s trails are on private property and we ski at the pleasure of the owners. Most trails are designated as non-motorized at the request of the land owner. Some areas, however, are on access routes for the land owner’s property. If you see them, be sure to say “thank you”. Volunteer Party! Our annual Winter Volunteer Appreciation party will