April 1, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 76

Bessemer ski resort hosts snowmobile races, hill climb

BESSEMER — Drivers from all over the Midwest traveled to Bessemer over the weekend to participate in the first ever Snowmobile Drag Race and Hill Climb on Saturday and Sunday at Big Powderhorn Mountain.

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Layne Stank, of Menominee, flies over a jump during the first ever Snowmobile Drag Race and Hill Climb on Sunday at Big Powderhorn Mountain in Bessemer.

According to Bruce Noren, general manager at Powderhorn, the weather was key in making the event successful.

“We had really great weather today (Sunday),” Noren said. “So that helped.”

The event is one of many snowmobile-themed events in the area, and according to Noren, each event is great for the entire community.

“With the Sno-cross event at Blackjack and the ice oval races, i...