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Porcupine Mountains – Midwest Telefest – February 11 – 12, 2017

Telefest 2017 will be on February 11 & 12 at the Porcupine Mountains Ski area and State Park near Silver City, MI

Well its Telefest week and everyone is getting excited to ski this weekend!

Here’s an updated schedule for Saturday February 11 events.

11:30am – uphill downhill race on Ojibway run in front of the lodge
2:30pm – group photo and gang ski, meet at top of Agate run
5:00pm – gear swap meet up in the porkies lodge Aframe
6:00pm – potluck dinner and acoustic jam starts at the porkies lodge

Sunday February 12

10am – cross country ski tour and backcountry ski tour to the radio tower. Meet near the front entrance at the porkies lodge

For the potluck dinner and party on Saturday night remember to bring a dish to share and bring your acoustic instruments to jam!

We are expecting at least 3-5 inches of fresh snow this week at the porkies and the hight temperatures for the weekend will be mild, in the upper 20s and low 30s.

Hope to see you all there!

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Midwest Telefest On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Midwest Telefest Page On Facebook.

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Wednesday September 26th, 2018 - 2:44 pm

Midwest Telefest

Well Fall is officially here and that means its time to start looking towards ski season and making some plans.
Make Midwest Telefest 2019 a priority this year for the best Telemark Ski Festival in the Midwest!

Midwest Telefest 2019 will be at Porkies Ski Area February 8-10. Book your hotels and cabins early as they book up closer to the event.

Friday February 8 is open skiing at the hill with party and live music at 2 Loons bar and restaurant in Silver City. We're bringing back the chili contest so make a batch of your best!

Saturday February 9 is skiing at the hill with Uphill-Downhill race, Tele-Slalom, Gang-Ski, and group photo.
Party Saturday night at Porkies Lodge with old time music jam, potluck dinner and BYOB drinks. And of course free swag from our sponsors and prizes for events.

Sunday February 10 is open skiing at the hill and backcountry with backcountry tours to the radio tower and other locations.

Hope to see you all there again this winter more details to come later this fall and early winter!
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Well Fall is officially here and that means its time to start looking towards ski season and making some plans. 
Make Midwest Telefest 2019 a priority this year for the best Telemark Ski Festival in the Midwest!

Midwest Telefest 2019 will be at Porkies Ski Area February 8-10. Book your hotels and cabins early as they book up closer to the event. 

Friday February 8 is open skiing at the hill with party and live music at 2 Loons bar and restaurant in Silver City. Were bringing back the chili contest so make a batch of your best!

Saturday February 9 is skiing at the hill with Uphill-Downhill race, Tele-Slalom, Gang-Ski, and group photo.
Party Saturday night at Porkies Lodge with old time music jam, potluck dinner and BYOB drinks.  And of course free swag from our sponsors and prizes for events.

Sunday February 10 is open skiing at the hill and backcountry with backcountry tours to the radio tower and other locations. 

Hope to see you all there again this winter more details to come later this fall and early winter!

 

Comment on Facebook

I'll be there to celebrate my 60th b'day! Hoping you'll bring back the real uphill downhill. My Metamucil / Depends sponsorship requires victory in the "real" U/D race...

Toad will be coming with the chili that won many times in the past...

Friday July 13th, 2018 - 10:12 am

Midwest Telefest

Midwest Telefest is about 7 months away On February 8-10, 2019. Hope everyone is enjoying summer recreation! Remember to book your lodging well in advance as cabins and hotels fill up close to Telefest. ... See MoreSee Less

Midwest Telefest is about 7 months away On February 8-10, 2019. Hope everyone is enjoying summer recreation! Remember to book your lodging well in advance as cabins and hotels fill up close to Telefest.

 

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Booked my spot!

Friday February 23rd, 2018 - 2:36 pm

Midwest Telefest

Hey all you Pinheads!......
Remember the old Life Tools Adventure Outfitters in Green Bay, WI where many of you would buy your outdoors gear, get advice and hang out with cool people? Well they are having a reunion party May 19th in Green Bay, WI! Anyone that was an employee, customer or part of the Life Tools community is invited.

Life Tools owners, employees and friends were responsible for starting Midwest Telefest over 25 years ago!

What: Life Tools Reunion Party
Where: Ned Kellys on 223 N. Washington St. Green Bay, WI
When: Saturday May 19, 2018

Events
10am - paddle on the fox river, bring your boat or rent one at Expedition Addicts behind Ned Kellys. Meet at city deck dock behind Ned Kellys

10am - bike ride through Green Bay, led by John Manders
meet at Ned Kellys.

1pm - presentations by Craig Charles, Dana Hansen and Dean Shoenoke - Learn about their trips to Bhutan, New Zealand, and South America.

3pm - Party at Ned Kellys. 100 craft beers on tap, BBQ, snacks and live bluegrass music!

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Hey all you Pinheads!......
Remember the old Life Tools Adventure Outfitters in Green Bay, WI where many of you would buy your outdoors gear, get advice and hang out with cool people?  Well they are having a reunion party May 19th in Green Bay, WI! Anyone that was an employee, customer or part of the Life Tools community is invited.

Life Tools owners, employees and friends were responsible for starting Midwest Telefest over 25 years ago!  

     What: Life Tools Reunion Party
     Where: Ned Kellys on 223 N. Washington St. Green Bay, WI
     When: Saturday May 19, 2018

Events
10am - paddle on the fox river, bring your boat or rent one at Expedition Addicts behind Ned Kellys.  Meet at city deck dock behind Ned Kellys

10am - bike ride through Green Bay, led by John Manders
meet at Ned Kellys.

1pm - presentations by Craig Charles, Dana Hansen and Dean Shoenoke - Learn about their trips to Bhutan, New Zealand, and South America.

3pm - Party at Ned Kellys.  100 craft beers on tap, BBQ, snacks and live bluegrass music!

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Comment on Facebook

I have one of their stickers on my banjo case

Who is organizing this?

Doug McKnight

Wednesday February 14th, 2018 - 7:14 pm

Midwest Telefest

www.facebook.com/TrailGenius/videos/1823927617639691/

Trail Genius
Ever do a Human Slalom course? Well you won't see this at the Olympic Games.....yet, but it happens at the Midwest Telefest.
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Wednesday February 14th, 2018 - 9:28 am

Midwest Telefest

Nice video of this years Telefest by Brad Vaara. Great job!Yes I know I spelt successful wrong.. Was in a rush to upload this video because my wifi was slow and needed to upload at a certain time. It was a great time... ... See MoreSee Less

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