Laurentian Trail Cross Country Skiing

The 19th most popular XC Ski in Minnesota.

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Northeast of Virginia and Biwabik in the Superior National Forest, the 5.2 mile Laurentian Trail is a rolling backcountry trail located near the Silver Trail in the Giants Ridge Recreation Area. The route flows through rich aspen and pine forests.

To reach the cross-country skiing trailhead from Biwabik, head east on SR135 for 1.5 miles. Proceed north on CR138 for three miles into the GRRA on the left.

Overall, Laurentian Trail is the 19th most popular cross country ski area of all 39 Nordic ski destinations in Minnesota. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Laurentian Trail including Banadad Trail, Birch Lake Trail, Giants Ridge Resort, Jasper Hills XC Ski Trail, North Arm Trails, Bear Island - Lake Trail, Silver Trail, .

Laurentian Trail Cross Country Skiing Map

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Local Contact(s):  SNF (218) 229-8800; GRA (800) 688-7669; MN Visitors (800) 657-3700

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Recommended Map:  "Trail Map For Telluride, Silverton, Ouray" from Trails Illustrated

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Villas At Giants Ridge (800) 843-7434

Luxury Loding:  Lodge At Giants Ridge (877) 442-6877

Reference Source:  click here http://www.giantsridge.com/

GPS:  47.5728, -92.3106

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  6/30/2016

ID:  15246

Laurentian Trail Cross Country Skiing Map