Tuesday Night Demos Are Back!

Tuesday Night Demos Are Back!

Our Stand Up Board and Kayak demos are back!  Weather permitting we will be demoing kayaks and boards every Tuesday evening all summer long! This is your opportunity to test paddle the new 2015 Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Boards from all of the leading manufacturer’s. We are a firm believer in test paddling before […]

Lady Slippers Are Out!

Lady Slippers Are Out!

While hiking along a trail this past weekend, we stumbled upon the most beautiful patch of Pink Lady Slipper wildflowers.  The Pink Lady’s Slipper is an orchid that grows wild in cool, bog-like forests and is named because its enormous pink flower somewhat resembles a moccasin or a slipper. Its lone flower hunches timidly against […]

Fly Tying, Shute’s And The Elus...

Fly Tying, Shute’s And The Elusive Keweenaw Trout

Want to swap stories and learn more about fly fishing and fly tying?  There is a weekly fly tying group in the Keweenaw that meets every Wednesday at Shute’s Bar in Calumet for anyone who wants to join the fun.  Anyone who is interested in fly tying and fly fishing is welcome and you’re sure to […]

Jr. Mountain Bike Team 2015 -Sign Up ...

Jr. Mountain Bike Team 2015 -Sign Up Starting Today!

This year marks the 15th year of our Junior Mountain Bike Team!  Jeff and Melanie have organized this program to introduce local youth to the joys of Mountain Biking.   Over the years our team members have gone on to compete in various races (even winning some of them), as well as joining the DWS crew […]

Ride The Keweenaw!

Ride The Keweenaw!

Looking to get out and explore the single track in the Keweenaw?  Memorial weekend is the perfect weekend to do it!  Down Wind Sports will be hosting a ride Saturday at the Churning Rapids trail head.  Come join our staff for a ride and for refreshments afterwards.  Lots of riding all weekend long and all […]

NTN Dirtball Saturday May 16th

NTN Dirtball Saturday May 16th

This weekend the Noquemanon Trail Network is hosting their 5th Annual Dirtball a trail clean up and benefit for the local single track trails.  The Dirtball put workers out on the trails cleaning up debris from the winter and getting our trails ride ready. The NTN has also partnered with the Black Rocks Brewery and […]