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Category Archives: Hoigaards
In 2006 Nordic Walking was featured in an article on the front page of the Star Tribune on July 3. There was a tremendous response to the article and in many ways Nordic Walking was born in the Twin Cities … Continue reading
Tomorrow is the 2nd Annual Great Lakes Nordic Walkers Open House at Centennial Lakes Pavilion. From 3:30-6:30pm it will be all about Nordic Walking. It’s going to be a beautiful day for a walk! here’s some fun pictures from last … Continue reading
When asked about the difference between trekking and nordic walking poles I first have to ask “what you are planning on doing? ” Are you hiking on a trail? Will you be carrying a pack or a camera? Are you … Continue reading
Risk and Trust. Laura and Mia took me to the top of the chutes off the tram at Snowbird. I have never skied a “chute”, like to stay away from close encounters with rocks and steeps. When I hesitated Laura … Continue reading
The kitchen is full of laughter and stories right now. HOW women talking about their day of skiing and their lives. What a beautiful mix of conversations. It’s one of the gifts of being the HOW Coordinator, Hoigaard’s Outdoor Women, … Continue reading
“The mountains are calling and I must go.” John Muir End of week one of the 2nd annual Lemke Ski About. I have four weeks of living the dream, skiing day after day in the mountains. How do you leave … Continue reading
It was a beautiful morning out at the MN Arboretum on Saturday for the MN Romp to Stomp out Breast Cancer. Pink was everywhere! The sun was out, the energy was high, and the event raised almost $10,000 for the … Continue reading
We haven’t had much snow and ice yet this year in Minnesota but my winter survival gear is ready to go! Once it turns cold and slippery I have some specific changes I make for safety. The first is to … Continue reading
It’s always more fun in a group and the Birkie Trek this weekend had 147 nordic walkers swinging their poles and sharing the trail together. That’s a really fun time! The Birkie Trail Run and Trek had 906 participants this … Continue reading