Always the 2nd Saturday of the New Year
January 9th, 2016
SISU Ski Fest - Ironwood, Michigan Presented by Aspirus Grand View
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CELEBRATION and Thank You Dinner for 2015 SISU Ski Fest volunteers was held on Sunday (Jan 11) at the Elk N Hound restaurant. This event allows our hard working volunteers to join for some fun and in sharing of stories from the previous days of our 6th annual SISU Ski Fest.
A great group of volunteers make for a fantastic SISU Ski Fest event!

6th Annual SISU Ski Fest proved that SISU is more than a name. After a 1.5 hour delay in the start, temps were still hovering around zero ! Thanks to all that Participated!

"Finnish" in downtown Ironwood. Ski through historic mining areas, scenic bluffs, along the Montreal River and by the World's Tallest Native American Statue. Commemorative SISU souvenirs for the first 500 42K and 21K racers to sign up! Locally crafted age group awards. Traditional "Yooper" fare.

The 6th Annual SISU Ski Fest drew 742 entries that braved the COLD proving that they have SISU!

Did you miss the 2015 SISU? Or just need some SISU stuff?
See SISU Store sales
OR did you register but didn't pick up your Racer Gift (hat & pin)? For a limited time - Email your name and address to We'll invoice you $6 (S&H) and send it to you.


NEW for 2015 - SISU COMBINED!!

Do You Have SISU? Ski on Saturday and Snowshoe on Sunday!

Race the SISU Full Combined: 42K SISU ski marathon plus 10K SISU snowshoe race—or the SISU Half Combined: 21K Heikki Lunta plus the 5K snowshoe race. The top male and female in each event will win an inaugural SISU Combined trophy and prize package. The fastest combined time of the two races will be used to determine the winner.

SISU Combined Prize Package for the winning female and male for the Full and Half SISU Combined will win Free entry for 2016 SISU Combined (a ski entry and a snowshoe entry!), custom crafted award and a 2015 SISU shirt.

Kid's Loppett Fun Race

coming March 3rd sponsored by Jacquarts Fabric Products at ABR

The Sisu Ski Fest fun continues in March with the 2.5 KM Kids Lapset Loppet sponsored by Jacquarts Fabric Products to be held Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 1pm CST at ABR Ski Trails. This fun-filled kids event has been moved to March from January in hopes of having sunny, warm weather for the kids to ski in. The event is FREE and all participants will receive a finishers medal along with cookies and hot chocolate. For more info click Kids Lapset Loppet

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