Category Archives: Outdoor Sports

Messing About in Boats… and on Boards… and Jet Skis..

IMPORTANT NOTE: I’VE MOVED! Dear friends and readers, “Loving Traverse City” now has a new address. (It’s a lot easier to remember, too)  You can reach it easily by going to http://blog.traversecity.com/. Or just follow this link. Thanks! Mike By … Continue reading

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Horse Shows by the Bay: 10 Years of Equestrian Excellence

IMPORTANT NOTE: I’VE MOVED! Dear friends and readers, “Loving Traverse City” now has a new address. (It’s a lot easier to remember, too)  You can reach it easily by going to http://blog.traversecity.com/. Or just follow this link. Thanks! Mike By … Continue reading

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An Outdoor Adventure Phone App for Traverse City

Hiking at Sleeping Bear Point IMPORTANT NOTE: I’VE MOVED! Dear friends and readers, “Loving Traverse City” now has a new address. (It’s a lot easier to remember, too)  You can reach it easily by going to http://blog.traversecity.com/. Or just follow … Continue reading

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I’m Just a Walker in a Runner’s Town

IMPORTANT NOTE: I’VE MOVED! Dear friends and readers, “Loving Traverse City” now has a new address. (It’s a lot easier to remember, too)  You can reach it easily by going to http://blog.traversecity.com/. Or just follow this link. Thanks! Mike By … Continue reading

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My Two Favorite Winter Sports — Snowshoeing and Beer Drinking — in One Event!

Enjoying good times during Suds & Snow Every winter, we Traverse City beer aficionados face the same problem. Thanks to our large German, Bohemian and Polish population, we’ve always had a healthy appreciation for the brewer’s art. In recent years … Continue reading

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Snocross: The Craziest Way to Ride a Snowmobile. Ever.

By MIKE NORTON I was thinking of titling this post, “Kids, Don’t Try This at Home. Not Ever.” Thanks to its climate, Northern Michigan gets more than its share of snowmobile races — and if you’ve never been to one, … Continue reading

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Snow Tubing: Lots of Fun, No Training Required

  By MIKE NORTON Some winter sports require skill. A lot of skill. Others require impressive reservoirs of strength and endurance. But let’s face it: there are times when you want to go outside in the middle of winter and … Continue reading

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