Bygones: New cross-country ski trail took off at Spirit Mountain in 1983
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News Tribune, Jan. 23, 1983
- A new cross-country ski trail at Spirit Mountain has been popular with skiers this winter. Last summer, George Hovland and Larry Sorenson, volunteering their time, laid out and cut the new 11.2-kilometer loop that nearly doubled the total trail distance at the cross-country skiing center.
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News Tribune, Jan. 23, 1923
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