Our Mission

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 for families. Ice
Age Nordic was established in 2011 to embrace surrounding communities
like Baraboo and Waunakee and promote a Tri-county ski program.  In
2016, the ski club changed it's name to the ICE AGE NORDIC SKI CLUB and
began development  of a second trail system in Waunakee.
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Important News

2016-17 SCHEDULE

ICE AGE  ROLLER DERBY                11/19  
TRIP TO IRONWOOD,MI                  12/9-11
ICE AGE  INVITATIONAL                  12/17
RHINELANDER   RACES                   01/7-8
WAUSAU SNEKKEVIK                     01/14
LAPHAM LOPPET                            01/21
NORTH KETTLE MORAINE             01/22
BADGER STATE GAMES                01/28   
IOLA NORSEMAN                             01/29  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS               02/10-12
STATE RELAYS                               02/18
KORTELOPPET/BIRKIE                  02/25

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Reagan Hoopes is a sophmore at Waunakee
High School and a 3rd year skier for Ice Age
Nordic. She finished her CC running season
with a first place finishes at Conference and
Sectionals and took 7th at the Division 1 State
meet. She is also a straight A student!

Reagan was our second girls skier at State last
year and has the "Aerobic" power to do well
this year. We are hoping for lots of snow and
lots of ski practice for Reagan to excel this
Ski Club News

The Fall Board meeting for the Ice
Age Nordic Ski Club took place on
Tuesday November 1st at 6:30pm.

We received a LACE grant of $1000
and an American Birkinbeiner Ski
Foundation youth grant for $500. We
are gearing up for the ski season and
purchasing some new skis, bags and
poles. At the moment, we have 27
high school girls, 5 high school boys,
11 middle school boys and 10 middle
school girls.

We have had just over 3 weeks of ski
practice and are ready for SNOW!! The
Youth Ski and Adult Ski programs are
gearing up this week with open
registration on December 1st.( see


The Ice Age Nordic Ski Teams had a
very successful ski season in
2015-16 with 12 new skiers form
Waunakee and Baraboo.  Ice Age
Nordic will concentrate on the
development of junior racing in the
Lodi -Waunakee area and offer
skiing opportunities to families from
Baraboo, Sauk Prairie and Deforest
as well.  Trail development in
Waunakee took a big step forward
last year with a 3k xc ski course at
Ripp  Park. El Nino had a significant
effect on what the city workers had
to work with, but the plan to ski  and
hold practices in Waunakee was a
success. La Nina is heading our
way this year with good snow

The Youth Ski program is ready to
go with registration and ski
pick-up at the Lodi Rec Center on
Thursday 12/1 from 6pm to 7:30pm
and Wednesday 12/7 from 6-7pm.

Youth Ski Program meets on
Monday's from 4 - 4:45 pm starting
December 19th.

For more important details..........go
to Programs and then Youth Ski

Ski lessons are being planned for the 2016-17 season. Our
Adult Ski program had a very successful first year. We hope
to see more funding and coaching available for this year's
program( and some earlier snow!!) The first adult
registration with take place at the Lodi Rec Center on
Wednesday 12/1 from 6-7:30am.
Ski Team Girls place second at the Ice Age Nordic Invite

  The Nordic ski season opened on Saturday 12/17 with the Ice Age Nordic Invitational in Lodi. Despite the heavy snowfall before the race ,
conditions were perfect for the 7 kilometer skate race. The Ice Age Nordic girls team placed second with 12 points behind Waukesha Peak
Nordic with 9 points. Reagan Hoopes, Kaitlyn Galgon and Rachel Campbell paced the girls team with 2nd,3rd, and 4th place finishes. Emily
Royston(7th), Hannah Heider( 8th), Sarah Bock(10th), Tori Falk(11th), Riley Armstrong(12th), Hailey Christianson(13th) and Natallie Purtell
(14th) rounded out the scoring finishing ahead of Madison Blackhawk and Madison East-West.
In the boys race, Nathan Taylor finished 5th overall with a time of 20:44 with Wyatt Bennett finishing 12th, Lucas Thompson 17th, Noah
Anderson 18th and Josh Galgon 19th. The Boys Team finished 4th behind winner Madison Blackhawk, Waukesha Peak Nordic and Madison
East-West. Coach Fanney comments,” Despite the new cold snow, the times were amazingly fast for a hilly 7k course with pace times
under 3 minutes per kilometer”.
The 3.5 kilometer boys middle school race featured Beck McDowell finishing 3rd in 12:17 as the Ice Age Nordic boys took second place
behind Peak Nordic. Braden Soulier finished 8th, Tristan Anderson 11th,Cole Anderson 14th, Ian Anderson 18th, Todd Nilles 19th, Nathan
Ducat 20th, Finley Scanlon 21st, Marcus Howell 22nd and Nolan Feasel 24th.
In the middle school girls race, Ice Age Nordic finished 3rd . Willa Campbell placed 6th,Amelia Heider 11th, Leala McDowell 16th,Lizzy
Clepper 18th and Jenna Bakken 19th. “ Many of these middle school skiers were racing for the first time and proved to be amazingly
strong over a tough race course”, adds Coach Fanney.
The ski teams head into winter break with fabulous ski conditions and travel to Rhinelander on January 7th and 8th for their next races.
Ice Age Nordic Teams Finish 8th in Wausau

The Ice Age Nordic ski teams traveled to Wausau on Saturday Jan 14th for the Snekkevik Classical Races. Both the Boys and Girls high
school teams finished 8th in a field of 12 teams. In the boys race, Nathan Taylor finished 41st overall with Lucas Thompson finishing 49th
and Wyatt Bennett 52nd. Lakeland won the boys division with Bay Nordic second and Waukesha Peak Nordic 3rd.
In the girls race, Rachel Campbell placed 34th with Emily Royston 37th and Maddie Lee 50th. Wausau United won the Girls division with
Peak Nordic second and Lakeland 3rd.
Over 170 skiers competed in the 3.5 kilometer middle school classical races. Braden Soulier of Waunakee finished 37th with Nathan
Ducat 48th,Nolan Feasel 55th, Todd Niles 57th and Marcus Howell 60th. In the girls race, Amelia Heider paced the  Ice Age Nordic team
with a 23rd place finish followed by Nora Lee 43rd and Jenna Bakken 52nd.
Coach Dale Fanney comments, “The Snekkevik in Wausau is the oldest cross-country sski race in Wisconsin. Despite our local rain and
ice, Wausau and northern Wisconsin have fabulous skiing conditions.”