Michigan Tech's trail system, open year round, is located across the street from the Student Development Complex (SDC) or the south end of campus on MacInnes Drive. With over 675 acres, come enjoy Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, biking, running, hiking, and walking. Day passes are conveniently available for purchase at the trail head using the collection pipe or at the SDC Ticket Office. Annual trail passes are available at the SDC Ticket Office or online at www.michigantechrecreation.com/trails/forest/index. Michigan Tech employees are encouraged to use their TechFit benefit! Snow shoe equipment is available for rent at the Outdoor Adventure Program located at the bottom of MacInnes Drive or 207 East Street. Faculty (and general community members) may join the Nordic Ski Club (http://ski.mtu.edu/) at the trailhead wax building for $10 per academic year and use the large selection of skate and classic skis for day use on the Tech Trails.
12/08/016 - Annual Review: Changed "...skate and classic skis for day use at Tech Trails." to "...skate and classic skis for day use on the Tech Trails."
11/02/2015 - Updated by Blair Orr. Reflect change in equipment availability and ski club membership.
02/05/2015 - Annual Review: To reflect current practice, the email address for questions is now firstname.lastname@example.org. The first sentence read: "Michigan Tech's trail system is located across ..." now reads "Michigan Tech's trail system, open year round, is located across ...".
03/05/2014 - Annual Review: Updated Michigan Tech and Handbook banners. "9.7.2 Nordic Ski Trails/Recreational Forest" now reads "9.7.2 Michigan Tech Trails/Recreational Forest"; the sentence ".... or online at www.techtrails.mtu.edu" now reads ".... or online at www.michigantechrecreation.com/trails/forest/index". The sentence ".... equipment are available for rent at the trails during the weekend hours, or at the ...." now reads ".... equipment are available for rent at the trails, courtesy of the Nordic Ski Club, or at the .....". The sentence "For more information see www.techtrails.mtu.edu" now reads "For more information see www.michigantechrecreation.com/trails/forest/index."
04/03/2013 - Annual Review: The paragraph was re-written to reflect current practice.
07/11/2011 - Annual Review: Was previously 9.8.2. To reflect current University titles and practice, Cross-Country Ski Trail is now Nordic Ski Trails/Recreational Forest, and the email address for questions is now hbwebmaster.