2020 Paddling events

The Loony Paddlers, a women’s paddling group that meets on Wednesday mornings, is continuing its summer schedule with modifications for increased social distancing and safe practices. This group is organized by Kit Bogenschneider, who communicates with the group by email. Contact Kit to request to be added to her list. The ICORE Mixed Paddlers meets…

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MECCA trails incentive funding

May 24, 2019 Mercer, WI – MECCA Ski Club is pleased to offer incentive funding for groups that would like to get out and enjoy our trails. We created this fund from sponsor and skier revenue from the Turtle River Pursuit and have been awarded a generous grant from the SISU Ski Fest.  If you know…

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2019 Road bike group

A new group is forming for road bike group rides in the greater Mercer area. For starters, rides will begin at Carow Park in Mercer with start time at 7:30 a.m. Ride days are Wednesdays for rides of approximately 40 miles and Saturdays for a longer ride of 50+ miles. Rides speeds from 18 to…

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2019 NCT Events

April 2019 update from the North Country Trail Association Heritage Chapter: We have a big year planned for the Heritage Chapter.  We will complete the 3-mile section from Upson Lake to Foster Falls, complete the re-route east of Wren Falls, install the Bill Thomas Memorial Bridge over the Tyler Forks River at Wren Falls and we…

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2019 Loony Pedalers

April 2019 update from the Loony Pedalers bike group: Snow berms shrinking along roads & driveways, sections of bike trail clear & dry. Lake ice cracking & popping like gunshots mixed with distant thunder, swan butts in the open shallows mooning observers on the shores. Do you feel the threat of spring all around? It’s time to…

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2019 Loony Paddlers & Mixed Paddlers

Kayaks on a lake near forested shoreline

Loony Paddlers Ladies are invited to join Mercer’s Loony Paddlers to explore area lakes and rivers every Wednesday morning. Bring your own boat, paddle, life jacket, water bottle, sunscreen and hat with a brim, and dress for the weather. Kit Bogenschneider hosts the group, and will meet participants at the boat landings at 8:00 a.m.…

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Superior Snowshoe Walks announce 2019 season

Our neighbors to the north have announced the 2019 schedule for Superior Snowshoe Walks: Superior Snowshoe Walks 2019 8th Season Walks start at 6:30 pm. Headlights or flashlights recommended. If you would like to try snowshoeing we can provide snowshoes for free to try. For more info call Sam or Anne Davey at 906-932-2020 or cell…

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Loony Pedalers bicycle group

Tour our local bike trails and less-traveled roads Tuesday mornings Distances vary, but approximately 15-25 miles Leisurely pace Often accompanied by a social stop Bring a bicycle, helmet, and water. A snack is optional. Information on each week’s ride will be sent out in an email detailing the meeting time, place, and route. Any special…

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