Blackhawk Mtn Biking Program Lessons are now available online - S ...
MTNBIKE3 March 24, 2015  

The Blackhawk Mtn Biking program is once again offering beginner to intermediate level Mtn biking lessons for this summer. Kids must be at least 6 years old and be Blackhawk members. The summer trail memberships for singles and families are also now available online in the shopping area(Member Login). Click the following PDF for information on the Mtn Bike Program. 2015 Mtn Biking Program

2015 Blackhawk Alpine Race Team Season Recap
Celebrating 1st Place at Chestnut Mountain Race! March 15, 2015  

The rope is up and the snow is melting quickly away!  Time to reflect on another terrific season for the Blackhawk Alpine Race Team (B.A.R.T.) 2015 B.A.R.T consisted of 61 racers between the ages 6 to 18 years old.  We are proud to share that with a total of 3,225 points our B.A.R.T. team earned second place in the Wisconsin Illinois Junior Apline Racing Association (W.I.J.A.R.A.) race series f...

68th Annual Ski Jumping Tournament at Blackhawk Ski Club
January 19, 2015  

Blackhawk Ski Club held its 68th annual ski jumping tournament on Sunday, January 11, 2015. There were jumpers from Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois and Wisconsin competing in this Special Jumping and Junior National Nordic Combined Qualifier tournament. There was a total of 72 competitors ranging in age from 5 to 56. Blackhawk Ski Jumping team had 15 athletes participating in the competition. Team...

Outreach Program
outreach1 July 17, 2012  

Blackhawk's Outreach Program provides at-risk kids with an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors in winter when they would otherwise be pent up inside. The participants, children ages six to 12, come from the Madison School and Community Recreation after school program.

Volunteers from Blackhawk Ski Club and Madison Nordic Ski Club teach the kids how to cross country ski. All kids now have ...

Mountain Biking
BH Mtnbike60Mjump July 17, 2012  

Blackhawk members, teams, and local clubs use Blackhawk's 60-acre campus for mountain biking! Ski slopes and cross country ski trails add up to fat tire fun in the spring, summer and fall seasons.

Programs include time trials and racing. Single track, screaming downhills with lots of terrain, Straight ups and downs, and big double track climbs challenge even the best riders. The east ...

Biathlon
BIATH2 July 17, 2012  

Winter biathlon combines cross country skiing and target shooting. Participants in Blackhawk's biathlon programs include novices with no prior experience, and also experienced biathletes looking for a place to practice and race.

The Blackhawk biathlon area has a lighted 10pt shooting area that is connected to a Nordic trail system complete with a large loop of manmade s...

Telemark Skiing
DJOTELE July 17, 2012  

The telemark turn dates back to the late 1800's when it was introduced at a ski jumping competition in Norway. While the technique may be well over 100 years old, it is still alive today thanks to its utility and versatility, a few refinements of the technique, a major evolution of the equipment, and the pure grace, exhilaration, and enjoyment one can find with the sport.

Whether the sk...

HS/MS XC Racing
BH XC Team 2011 June 20, 2012  

Blackhawk has approximately 5km of cross country trails. Blackhawk makes snow and grooms its trails. Trails are lit during hours of operation. Members can ski the Blackhawk groomed trails during normal club hours or access through the pedestrian gate at other times. Blackhawk trails connect with the Pleasant View Golf Course.

Blackhawk partners with the Madison Nordic Ski Club to offer ...

XC Kids Program
NORKID4 June 19, 2012  

The Nordic (Cross Country, or XC) Kids program is for elementary school students, grades K-5, of all abilities. Skiers focus on learning to ski while having fun.

Participants can use Blackhawk boots, skis and poles for this program. Parents are required to volunteer and be on Blackhawk premises during program.

Ski Jumping
Ski_Jumping_15_m_jumper_snow June 17, 2012  

Ski jumping is a year-round sport at Blackhawk! Our jumping facilities are some of the best in the nation. Blackhawk was the first ski jumping club in the Western hemisphere to successfully install plastic mats for year-round training. All of Blackhawk’s ski jumps have plastic mats and steel track for training in the non-snow months.

Ski jumps are designed for the jumper...

  • 68th Annual Ski Jumping Tournament at Blackhawk Ski Club
    Dan Osborne // January 19, 2015

    Blackhawk Ski Club held its 68th annual ski jumping tournament on Sunday, January 11, 2015. There were jumpers from Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois and Wisconsin competing in this Special Jumping and Junior National Nordic Combined Qualifier tournament. There was a total of 72 competitors ranging in age from 5 to 56. Blackhawk Ski Jumping team had 15 athletes participating in the competition. Team...

  • Jumpers beat the melt-down to host successful tourney
    Dan Osborne // January 15, 2013

      From Girly Gessner: I would like to thank everyone for coming out and supporting our 66th annual Blackhawk Ski Jumping Tournament. I would also like to thank Scott Smith, Kip Kopelke and all the Norge families who came out on Saturday to help us get our hills in shape. We lost all our tracks and most of our landing hills. Without their help we would not have been able to hold our tour...