Nurturing the Tales of Our Past - Building Trails for Our Future
For active, artistic, adventurous people who take pride in authentic experiences and seek an honest living, Ironwood is the destination that provides you with unlimited access to nature and a vibrant community of diverse connections, making you feel the spirit of the city and the joy of adventure while creating a place to call home.
Copper Peak Trails Fest
Come join a fun mountain bike race set on the beautiful trails at North America’s largest ski jump!
The course navigates down to the Black River then climbs 500+ vertical feet to the historic Copper Peak ski flying jump. The downhill is fast and flowy with intermittent jumps and bridges. There will be a Sport race (7 miles), an Expert race (16 miles) as well as a kid’s race and trail run (7 miles). We hope you can join us for this fun event!
SISU Ski Fest 2019
January 12, 2019 Start at ABR Trails and "Finnish" in downtown Ironwood. Ski among Northwoods pines, up, down and around rocky outcroppings, along the Montreal River, through the Miners Memorial Heritage Park, and by the World's Tallest Native American Statue. Commemorative SISU souvenirs and locally crafted age group awards. Traditional "Yooper" fare and local entertainment. A big event with small town ambiance.
Forged in iron, growing with trails
Ironwood experiencing resurgence through silent sports On the first Saturday in January, over 600 cross country skiers will gather at ABR Trails in Ironwood, Mich., for the 7th annual SISU Ski Festival. They’ll race over hills and past long-closed iron ore mines toward the snow-covered downtown “Finnish Line” in this hardscrabble community working to reinvent itself around outdoor recreation...