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Folks turn out for Superior Snowshoe walk

 

January 3, 2019

Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

Snowshoers emerge from the woods as they finish the seventh annual Mark Fitting Memorial snowshoe walk on a trail at the Michigan Information Center in Ironwood Wednesday evening. The event kicked off the Superior Snowshoe weekly Wednesday night events in the area.

IRONWOOD - Eighty-five people participated in the seventh annual Mark Fitting Memorial snowshoe walk Wednesday evening.

It was the start of the region's weekly Wednesday night Superior Snowshoe walks.

"We had another good turnout," said organizer Sam Davey afterwards. "Conditions were great."

This week's walk started and ended at the Michigan Information Center on U.S. 2 on a trail that begins in the parking lot and heads south along the Montreal River to Riverside Cemetery and back.

The annual kickoff to the weekly snowshoe walks remembers Mark Fitting, who was a big proponent of silent sp...



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