Saturday, February 16, 2008

Snowshoeing the North Country Trail

The following is an excerpt from a story which we believe is worthy of reading, but would lose too much of its charm if it were re-written for presentation on this blog. Please link through for the rest of the story, but hurry back! ... Editor

by Dave Alexander
snowshoeing the NCT
Muskegon Chronicle
Cory Morse
"The creative marketing genius who developed the "Pure Michigan" tourism campaign surely must have snowshoed the North Country Trail as it winds through Newaygo County.

Nothing is more "Pure Michigan" than a pristine snowfall on a hiking trail that links West Michigan pine groves, hardwood forests and creek valleys.

I explored the West Michigan portion of the North Country National Scenic Trail recently while introducing Chronicle colleagues Lynn Moore and Cory Morse to snowshoeing.

One day this January provided a perfect afternoon of cool temperatures, an overnight blanket of new snow, intermittent snow showers and sunshine so typical here of the lake-effect snow pattern.... "

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Paul Haan said...

Joan, FYI, your "finish the story" line is goofed on this post.

Sharkbytes (TM) said...

All fixed now. Sorry, Siler, this is a great article, and you are quoted! That's what I get for trying to keep this board up on almost no sleep!

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