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Board of Directors Meeting

The Board of Directors will resume meetings in the fall. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 6:30 pm with the location yet to be determined.   All members in good standing are welcome to attend. 

Our Mission

To foster the sport of cross country skiing in the Rhinelander area by maintaining high-quality venues and supporting progressive developmental ski-programming for our youth, community and visitors.

The Northwoods Nordic Ski Club

The Northwoods Nordic Ski Club is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization (501c3) in the Rhinelander, Wisconsin community. We are a group of individuals dedicated to providing outdoor silent sports recreation to the public with an emphasis on cross-country skiing. 

We maintain approximately 30 kilometers of cross-country ski trails at three locations:

  1. The Rhinelander Northwood Nordic Ski Trails near the Rhinelander Northwood Golf course
  2. The Rhinelander Community Trails near the Rhinelander High School (RHS)
  3. The CAVOC Trails just east of Rhinelander.

We also provide principle support for all area youth ski programs including Rhinelander High School Nordic Ski Team, Rhinelander Middle School Nordic Ski Team and the Sno-dags. 

Contact Northwoods Nordic Ski Club


  • Host the Candlelight ski event at the Rhinelander Community Trails near Rhinelander High School.
  • Host Hodag Nordic Challenge High School Ski Race at the CAVOC ski trails.
  • Provide financial support and ski equipment for RHS High School, Middle School and Sno-dag Nordic programs.
  • Maintain snowmobile, ATV, grooming equipment and upkeep of building and storage units
  • Maintain and upgrade ski trails and signs at Northwood Ski Trails and Rhinelander Community Trails

Wish list of what we need now

  • Youth ski equipment (ski, boots, poles and bindings)
  • Volunteers to serve as board members, youth ski coaches and to assist in local ski races

What you can do to help

  • Provide financial support by becoming a member of the Northwoods Nordic Ski Club or through direct donation to the club at a NWN ski trail donation box at the Northwood trailhead.
  • Volunteer to help with trail maintenance, events or server on the board of directors
  • Support the Northwoods Nordic Ski Club by becoming a member. A membership form is located on the Club Forms page of this Website or on the backside of the trail maps found at the trailhead.
  • $25 Regular Membership
  • $50 Family Membership
  • $150 Sponsor a youth skier.

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Thank You 2022/23 Sponsors!

Interested in becoming a sponsor of Northwoods Nordic Ski Club?

Sponsored by Aspirus


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Promoting recreational access and active, healthy lifestyles for the whole community.

Sponsored by Mel's Trading Post

Mel's Trading Post

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Fitting Rhinelander youth, residents, and visitors to fantastic winter experiences.

Sponsored by Nicolet National Bank

Nicolet National Bank

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Annual sponsor of Rinelander's primer Nordic races.

Sponsored by Rhinelander Community Foundation

Rhinelander Community Foundation

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Supporting Rhinelander youth Nordic skiing. 

Sponsored by A-1 Septic Service

A-1 Septic Service

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Dedicated to sponsoring our trails and events for many years