Preparations still underway for 136th Annual Ishpeming Ski Jumping Tournament
Thursday’s winter storm puts the Ishpeming Ski Club slightly behind schedule
NEGAUNEE, Mich. (WLUC) - It’s Friday morning and preparations are still underway for the 136th Annual Ishpeming Ski Jumping Tournament.
Thursday’s winter storm brought heavy snow for crews to clean up. As of 7:00 a.m. Friday, groomers were still maintaining the hills.
Ishpeming Ski Club member Dick Ziegler says his team has been at the U.P. Nordic Ski Complex since 10:30 p.m. Thursday.
He tells TV6′s Tia Trudgeon that open training, originally scheduled for 8:30 a.m., will be pushed back to 10:00 a.m. He adds that the group is hopeful that the rest of the activities will follow the schedule as planned.
Gates open for spectators at 3:00 p.m. at the U.P. Nordic Ski Complex.
Parking is limited and will cost $10 per vehicle, per day. You can park your car at Negaunee High School and take a free shuttle to and from the complex.
Admission is $20 at the gate.
For more information about the tournament, visit ishskiclub.com.
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