Winter Recreational and Program Hours
Snowclock January 21, 2015  

Below are the Winter Recreational and Program hours for Blackhawk Ski Club.  Please be aware that program hours are subject to short term changes which may not be reflected in the Program hours listed. BLACKHAWK SKI CLUB RECREATIONAL HOURS **PLEASE NOTE ALL HOURS ARE SUBJECT TO WEATHER AND CONDITIONS.   ALPINE SKI: Gates open and tow rope running with Ski Patrol: Monday: 3:00-6:30...

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...

Alpine Racing
BARTPIC June 15, 2012  

The Blackhawk Alpine Race Team (BART) is an introduction to alpine ski racing with 3 levels:
BART Development: for 10 year old and under skiers who have an interest in alpine (downhill) ski racing.
BART: an alpine (downhill) ski race team.
BART/USSA Development Team: an alpine (downhill) ski race team in which skiers can compete ...

  • BART takes 1st Place at Chestnut Mountain
    bart // January 15, 2013

    A great weekend for BART at week one of the WIJARA race season.   The BART team, lead by 11 different race winners, placed first overall for the weekend.  Four racers had multiple wins.   Delaney Dykman, Tommy Arneson, Katie Arneson and Ashley Derr.  30 different racers scored points as part of the first place finish.    A great team effort.

  • BART Skiers First Place at WIJARA Competition at Chestnut
    Dan Osborne // January 15, 2013

    Great Job to all BART skiers!  First place on Sunday and First place overall for the weekend.   Unbelievable! We scored points in almost every age class with several first time medalists and point scorers. Hope to see everyone at practice and at Sundown in two weeks. Chestnut results below:   2013Chestnut_Sunday_TeamPoints_Detail 2013Chestnut_Sunday_Race2 2013Chestnut_Sunday_R...