Winter Trails Day

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     Today is the 12th celebration of  Winter Trails Day.  Winter Trails is an annual event that takes place at more than 100 locations across the U.S. and Canada.  The event is held to introduce newcomers to the winter sports of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing without any cost attached.  According to an article on the web more than 12,000 people participated during last year’s event.

     The Winter Trails Day website offers tons of information about winter sports.  There is information on where specific events are held, how to dress for winter outings, the benefits of winter activities and much more.  According to their list of events there are resorts on the Gunflint Trail participating including Boundary Country Trekking, Golden Eagle and Gunflint Lodge.  Give them a call to find out what type of program they will be offering and get out and enjoy the snow on Winter Trails Day 2007.