Nansen Ski Club’s 2020 Annual Winter Carnival

An annual tradition, the Nansen Ski Club’s Winter Carnival is a family-friendly event with lots of activities for everyone!

FRIDAY, Feb 21 – BURNING OF THE GREENS BONFIRE & ICE SKATING
6:30p – 8:30p @
 MILAN ICE RINK (across from the Milan Village School)
Enjoy the stars by a blazing bonfire.  Bring along some skates if you want to glide to the music just steps away from the blaze.

SATURDAY, Feb 22 – 12 Noon: Bump Jumping! We’re building small, safe ski jumps out of snow for kids of all ages to get some air! Bring your own skis, XC or downhill.

1p – 3p @ THE BIG NANSEN SKI JUMP  ARTSLED RALLY! Nansen’s 2nd Annual artsled event!  Watch wild sled creations attempt to survive their run down the lower portion of the Big Nansen landing hill.  Or make your own sled and register for your shot to win a prize.  A bonfire and hot cocoa will be on hand to ensure everyone is toasty warm.

After the Art Sled Rally, there will be more Bump Jumping!

SUNDAY, Feb 23 – 10a – 1p @ MILAN HILL STATE PARK
COCOA, SKIING, SLEDDING AND SNOWSHOEING!
Come on out and visit the Warming Hut at Milan Hill. Check out all of the cool outdoor recreation available to folks in the North Country! Kids can enjoy activities with folks from the Tin Mountain Conservation Center and we’ll have warm drinks and good food to share!

Nansen Ski Club’s 2020 Annual Winter Carnival

An annual tradition, the Nansen Ski Club’s Winter Carnival is a family-friendly event with lots of activities for everyone!

FRIDAY, Feb 21 – BURNING OF THE GREENS BONFIRE & ICE SKATING
6:30p – 8:30p @
 MILAN ICE RINK (across from the Milan Village School)
Enjoy the stars by a blazing bonfire.  Bring along some skates if you want to glide to the music just steps away from the blaze.

SATURDAY, Feb 22 – 12 Noon: Bump Jumping! We’re building small, safe ski jumps out of snow for kids of all ages to get some air! Bring your own skis, XC or downhill.

1p – 3p @ THE BIG NANSEN SKI JUMP  ARTSLED RALLY! Nansen’s 2nd Annual artsled event!  Watch wild sled creations attempt to survive their run down the lower portion of the Big Nansen landing hill.  Or make your own sled and register for your shot to win a prize.  A bonfire and hot cocoa will be on hand to ensure everyone is toasty warm.

After the Art Sled Rally, there will be more Bump Jumping!

SUNDAY, Feb 23 – 10a – 1p @ MILAN HILL STATE PARK
COCOA, SKIING, SLEDDING AND SNOWSHOEING!
Come on out and visit the Warming Hut at Milan Hill. Check out all of the cool outdoor recreation available to folks in the North Country! Kids can enjoy activities with folks from the Tin Mountain Conservation Center and we’ll have warm drinks and good food to share!

Nansen Ski Club’s 2020 Annual Winter Carnival

An annual tradition, the Nansen Ski Club’s Winter Carnival is a family-friendly event with lots of activities for everyone!

FRIDAY, Feb 21 – BURNING OF THE GREENS BONFIRE & ICE SKATING
6:30p – 8:30p @
 MILAN ICE RINK (across from the Milan Village School)
Enjoy the stars by a blazing bonfire.  Bring along some skates if you want to glide to the music just steps away from the blaze.

SATURDAY, Feb 22 – 12 Noon: Bump Jumping! We’re building small, safe ski jumps out of snow for kids of all ages to get some air! Bring your own skis, XC or downhill.

1p – 3p @ THE BIG NANSEN SKI JUMP  ARTSLED RALLY! Nansen’s 2nd Annual artsled event!  Watch wild sled creations attempt to survive their run down the lower portion of the Big Nansen landing hill.  Or make your own sled and register for your shot to win a prize.  A bonfire and hot cocoa will be on hand to ensure everyone is toasty warm.

After the Art Sled Rally, there will be more Bump Jumping!

SUNDAY, Feb 23 – 10a – 1p @ MILAN HILL STATE PARK
COCOA, SKIING, SLEDDING AND SNOWSHOEING!
Come on out and visit the Warming Hut at Milan Hill. Check out all of the cool outdoor recreation available to folks in the North Country! Kids can enjoy activities with folks from the Tin Mountain Conservation Center and we’ll have warm drinks and good food to share!

9th Annual Nansen Winter Carnival

The 9th Annual Nansen Winter Carnival gets underway this year from Friday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 24, with plenty of activities and excitement for the entire family.

Friday, February 22nd

Milan Ice Rink
6:30-8:30 – Burning of the Greens Bonfire and Ice Skating

Saturday, February 23rd

Mahoosuc Inn, Milan
10:00 North Country Mushers Sled Dog Race- Stop by and see mushers and sled dog teams getting ready for their race.

Milan Hill State Park
10:00-1:00– Visit Nansen’s Warming Hut and enjoy cocoa, skiing, sledding and snowshoeing! Kids’ Activities with Tin Mountain Conservation Center and Food Vendors also available.

Big Nansen Ski Jump
1:00-4:00 Art Sled Rally! Make your own sled and register to race and win prizes for most creative, most wacky and fastest sleds. Bonfire, food and drink vendors.

Sunday, February 24th

Milan Hill State Park
XC ski Races – Pre-register for the races here.
9:00-10:00AM – XC Ski Race-day Registration/Sign-in
10:00AM – 14K Men’s and Women’s XC Ski Race
11:00AM –5K Fun Ski
12:00PM – 1K Kid’s Race
12:30PM – Luncheon and awards

9th Annual Nansen Winter Carnival

The 9th Annual Nansen Winter Carnival gets underway this year from Friday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 24, with plenty of activities and excitement for the entire family.

Friday, February 22nd

Milan Ice Rink
6:30-8:30 – Burning of the Greens Bonfire and Ice Skating

Saturday, February 23rd

Mahoosuc Inn, Milan
10:00 North Country Mushers Sled Dog Race- Stop by and see mushers and sled dog teams getting ready for their race.

Milan Hill State Park
10:00-1:00– Visit Nansen’s Warming Hut and enjoy cocoa, skiing, sledding and snowshoeing! Kids’ Activities with Tin Mountain Conservation Center and Food Vendors also available.

Big Nansen Ski Jump
1:00-4:00 Art Sled Rally! Make your own sled and register to race and win prizes for most creative, most wacky and fastest sleds. Bonfire, food and drink vendors.

Sunday, February 24th

Milan Hill State Park
XC ski Races – Pre-register for the races here.
9:00-10:00AM – XC Ski Race-day Registration/Sign-in
10:00AM – 14K Men’s and Women’s XC Ski Race
11:00AM –5K Fun Ski
12:00PM – 1K Kid’s Race
12:30PM – Luncheon and awards

9th Annual Nansen Winter Carnival

The 9th Annual Nansen Winter Carnival gets underway this year from Friday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 24, with plenty of activities and excitement for the entire family.

Friday, February 22nd

Milan Ice Rink
6:30-8:30 – Burning of the Greens Bonfire and Ice Skating

Saturday, February 23rd

Mahoosuc Inn, Milan
10:00 North Country Mushers Sled Dog Race- Stop by and see mushers and sled dog teams getting ready for their race.

Milan Hill State Park
10:00-1:00– Visit Nansen’s Warming Hut and enjoy cocoa, skiing, sledding and snowshoeing! Kids’ Activities with Tin Mountain Conservation Center and Food Vendors also available.

Big Nansen Ski Jump
1:00-4:00 Art Sled Rally! Make your own sled and register to race and win prizes for most creative, most wacky and fastest sleds. Bonfire, food and drink vendors.

Sunday, February 24th

Milan Hill State Park
XC ski Races – Pre-register for the races here.
9:00-10:00AM – XC Ski Race-day Registration/Sign-in
10:00AM – 14K Men’s and Women’s XC Ski Race
11:00AM –5K Fun Ski
12:00PM – 1K Kid’s Race
12:30PM – Luncheon and awards

8th Annual Nansen- Milan Winter Festival

The 8th Annual Milan-Nansen Winter Festival, January 19-21, includes a Burning of the Greens bonfire, ice skating, and hot cocoa on Friday evening at the Milan Ice Rink.

Saturday features the popular broomball tournament at the Ice Rink; dog sled tours; kids’ activities and vendors, and snowshoeing, cross-country & skate skiing, and sledding on the Nansen Ski Trails. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. visit Nansen’s new warming hut for free cocoa.

Sunday is race day at Milan Hill State Park, with X-C Ski Races, including 14K men’s and women’s races, a 5K race and kids’ race, all followed by an awards ceremony and racers’ lunch. http://skinansen.com/winter-festival/

First Day Hike at Milan Hill State Park

The well-groomed, 16 kilometer XC ski trail network in and around Milan Hill State Park, that is maintained by the Nansen Ski Club, will be open for cross-country skiers and snowshoers. Park staff and club volunteers will be onsite with trail maps and suggested routes for skiers and snowshoers of varying skill levels who wish to take a self-guided tour of the Park and its trails. The event will leave from the newly-constructed Warming Hut near the Park entrance, and your adventure will offer opportunities to spot animal tracks and take in expansive views of the Northern Presidential White Mountains from the trails, with the option of a spectacular 360 degree view from the fire tower at the top of Milan Hill, accessed via the Tower. Hot drinks and snacks will be offered back at the warming hut upon your return.