(Press release) We are thrilled with the recent winter-like conditions at the home of the Great Bear Chase! The snow started on December 7 and has hardly stopped. Over 10 days, we logged five with at least 7″ of snow and had 54″ overall. That’s four-and-a-half feet! Needless to say, conditions are prime and the […]
A record 657 skiers flooded the Swedetown ski trails in Calumet for the 36th running of the UP Health System Great Bear Chase Ski Marathon on Saturday. Racers could choose from among seven races of various distances and techniques.
The 36th annual UP Health System Great Bear Chase is almost here! Conditions are looking great, with a packed base of 24” on the course and great temperatures leading up to Saturday, March 5th.
The Great Bear Chase ski race will be March 5th this year, and as always, will showcase both our area’s wonderful trails and people. The event requires the dedication and support of over 100 community volunteers. Positions are still available if you are interested in helping out with this great community event. The race will take place on Saturday, March 5th, 2016 at the beautiful Swedetown Trails in Calumet, Michigan.
Registration is now open for the 36th annual UP Health System Portage Great Bear Chase. The race will take place on Saturday, March 5th, 2016 at the beautiful Swedetown Trails in Calumet, Michigan.