The Lodi Area XC Ski Club was formed in November, 2005, with the
mission of providing and promoting local cross-country skiing through
high school and middle school teams that compete around the state.
The club has also developed a youth ski program and adult training
groups. On top of that, the club promotes easy access to groomed trails
located in the center of Lodi as well as affordable programs and events
ICE AGE NORDIC SKI TEAM
TRIP TO IRONWOOD,MI 12/5-7
LODI INVITATIONAL 12/13
WAUSAU JOHN HUGUS RACES 12/20
RHINELANDER RACES 01/3-4
WAUSAU SNEKKEVIK 01/10
FINN SISU RACE
MADNORSKI RACE/ELVER 01/13
JNQ/HS RACES/ TELEMARK 01/17-18
NORTH KETTLE MORAINE 01/24
SOUTH CONFERENCE MEET 01/29
BADGER STATE GAMES ? 01/31
STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS 02/6-8
STATE RELAYS/CAPITAL SQ 02/14
NORWEGIAN BIRKIE 03/21
contact HEAD COACH DALE FANNEY AT
ATHLETE'S SPOTLIGHT: AIDAN CAMPBELL and
Aidan is a junior from Lodi who attends Madison
Day School. She is State Champion in the 8oo
meter in track. She finished 11th overall in last
year's XC State Meet. She is training hard for a
great ski season this year!
Maggie Conway is an 8th grader in Mt.Horeb who
also finished 11th in the Middle School races at
State last year!! She is training super hard to
finish on the podium this year. Look for both
these girls to medal a lot this season!!!!!
Ski Team News
XMAS vacation is starting and
we have no snow on the ground!!
We DID have a remarkable 4 weeks
of ski practice on snow including a
spectacular trip to ABR in Ironwood,
2 trips to Tyrol Basin and a
successful race at Lapham Peak.
Hopefully there will be a lot of skiing
during vacation. The team's next trip
will be to Rhinelander for the Hodag
Races on Jan 3-4.
Youth Skiing is scheduled to start
12/22 , but may need to wait until
snow on Jan 5th.
Adult lessons may begin as soon as
we get on snow.
WINTER IS HERE!
( but the snow is on
Ski Teams third at Lapham Peak
The Ice Age Nordic ski teams opened the ski season with third place
finishes for the high school boys and girls divisions at the Lodi Invitational .
In the middle school races, the girls finished second behind Madison and
the boys finished third. Lodi was forced to move the race to man-made
snow at Lapham Peak State Park because of warm temps and thin snow
The ski teams have been practicing on snow at the Lodi golf course since
mid- November, but conditions quickly deteriorated by the weekend. “Most
people are surprised to hear that our ski team has been skiing on snow for
almost 4 weeks”, comments Coach Fanney. Lapham Peak State Park
makes snow for cross country skiing and made a 2 kilometer race course
for Saturday’s race.
Asher Winner paced the boys with a 9th place finish followed by Nathan
Taylor 20th,Garet Noley 22th and Andrew Markart 25th. Madison won the
boys 4k skating race with Peak Nordic second. Lodi/Ice Age Nordic took
third ahead of North Kettle Moraine 4th,Madison East 5th and Burlington 6th.
In the girls race, Aidan Campbell finished fourth with a time of 13:16
followed by Kaitlyn Galgon in 15th,Allie Gorton 17th and Maddie Lee 19th.
Peak Nordic swept the podium for the girls division taking first followed by
Madison 2nd,Lodi/Ice Age Nordic 3rd, North Kettle Moraine 4th, Madison
East 5th and Burlington 6th.
The middle school races featured a 2 kilometer course and the Lodi/ice Age
Nordic girls team took second behind Madison with Siri Martin finishing
second in 6:56, Maggie Conway 5th,Rachel Campbell 6th, Reagan Hoopes
13th, Hannah Heider 19th and Tori Falk 23rd. The boys race was dominated
by Peak Nordic and Madison with Lodi finishing third. Andrew Noley finished
13th, Wyatt Bennett 16th, Lucas Thompson 18th,Brooks Erickson 19th,
Braden Soulier 20th, Will Kealy 23rd, Beck McDowell 27th and Ben
Coach Fanney adds,” For the first race of the season, we had some
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Our New Ginzu 84"
groomer arrived in
November and has already
proved to be a great asset.
We had multiple days when
we were able to prepare a
thin surface of snow to
create ideal practice
We are also expecting
our new warming shelter in
a week. This is an 8'x16'
shelter on a trailer so we can
remove the shed after the
season and also use it to
store youth ski and other
equipment. The shed is
being built by laurent
Soucie's Tech class at the