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      Spring skiing

      Believe it or not, skiers took to the trails in Munising Saturday.

      The Friends of Valley Spur have been grooming the trails around the Valley Spur Trailhead every week since December, but they report that this is the latest in the year they have ever continued grooming the trails. There are about 20 kilometers of skiable trails. Scott Hickman of Shelter Bay was among the handful of skiers that came out to enjoy some late season skiing. He says this is a personal record; May 4 now marks the latest he's ever skied in a season beating his previous record of May 3, 2007.

      "I've skied here in May before, but it's been just a little ribbon of snow, like a sidewalk of snow, through bare woods. This time there's still plenty of snow cover on the trails and cut tracks to boot. It's just wonderful," said Hickman.

      The Friends of Valley Spur say that the trails may be skiable through next weekend, but it will be highly weather dependent.