Lowes Creek Mountain Bike Trail Ranked Most Popular in Wisconsin

Break out your wheels and head over to Lowes Creek Trail, mountain bikers. Singletracks – a blog and online discussion forum for mountain bike enthusiasts — has declared Lowes Creek Trail of Eau Claire the most popular mountain biking trail in Wisconsin ...

Disc Golf Tourney Open to Everyone, Including Kids

Wisconsin’s 17-event Disc Golf Tour spans the course of seven months, and the next stop happens to be in our own backyard. Held May 16-17, the Tower Ridge Disc Golf Open is a three round tournament (two on Saturday, one on Sunday) sanctioned by the PGDA. And, as fancy and official as the event sounds by name, it’s open to all walks of players – including kids – looking to get involved in the action ...

A Mud Run from the People Behind Country Jam

Country Jam may be known as a party-fueled weekend of cut-off jean shorts, cowboy hats and country tunes, but come Sept. 19, it will also be known for its equally wild Mud Jam for charity. While the biggest obstacle Country Jam attendees face is racing to beat the ...

Here Comes the High Bridge

restored bike-pedestrian bridge will be open for use by the end of the summer

Walking across Phoenix Park’s footbridge (or driving on the Madison Street bridge), a towering iron fixture can be seen as the last in the succession of bridges sprinkled down the Chippewa River before Xcel Energy’s dam. Soon, that 80-foot tall bridge will be more than part of a picturesque view in the distance: It will also provide one ...

It's The Big One

Wisconsin Sport Show showcases outdoor know-how

Looking for that cure for cabin fever and spring fever? Head to the Wisconsin Sport Show, March 20-22, at Menard’s Old Mill Expo Center. The center’s 53,000 square feet will be filled with more than 130 exhibitors of boats, pontoons, docks and ...

Disc-y Business

new Water Street store caters to disc golf lovers

You’re a local disc golf player: your itch to participate in the hobby-sport is regarded as a quirk (but you dig that). The first convincing thaw of the year comes on with the same “smack” force used against the heel of your sneaker to clear ...

U.S. National Snowshoe Championships

The U.S. National Snowshoe Championships for Senior 10K, Junior 5K and Half Marathon snowshoe racers took place the weekend of Friday, Februrary 27. There was also a 5K Snowshoe Run/Walk open to everyone on Saturday. Races took place on the trails...

U.S. Winter Log Rolling Championships 2015

As part of the Special Olympics' annual Polar Plunge event, professional log rollers competed for cash and bragging rights on a frozen, sub-zero Half Moon Lake – in Eau Claire on Sunday, Feb. 22.

Northwest Wisconsin Winter Fest and Games 2015

A massive winter recreation celebration took place January 23–25 on the frozen surface of Lake Altoona. It featured an ice fishing contest, auto ice racing, Fat Bike Race, broomball, softball tournament, cribbage tournament, ATV/motorcycle race ...