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Located in Higgins Lake, Michigan. Ranked by Outside Magazine as a “Nordic Ski Mecca” of America in 2015, Cross Country Ski Headquarters in Higgins Lake, Michigan is a Pure Michigan premier destination for cross country skiing in Michigan and the Midwest. Featuring 18 kilometers of pristinely groomed ski trails, a large and modern ski rental fleet, PSIA-certified ski instructors, a full service day lodge, and a cafe serving a delicious menu of handcrafted soups, sandwiches and more, Cross Country Ski Headquarters has everything you need for an authentic, unforgettable winter experience.

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With over 40 years in the X-C ski business, it is also one of the top outfitters in the country, with a large selection of cross country skis for sale, plus clothing, cross country ski packages, snowshoes, and more, all at affordable prices. With events every weekend throughout the winter, including free ski lessons, live music, a Paintball Biathlon and more, Cross Country Ski Headquarters is the place to be this winter season!

Michigan is one of the best states for cross country skiing, due to its flat to gentle rolling terrain, beautiful scenery, and snowfall. Click here to view some of our favorite places for cross country skiing in Michigan, or visit Nordic Ski Racer  for up-to-date trail conditions throughout the state!

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