(Almost) Always the 2nd Saturday of the New Year
January 7th, 2017
SISU Ski Fest - Ironwood, Michigan Presented by Aspirus
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Become a 2017 SISU Ski Fest Sponsor!
see 'donor levels' below

2016 SISU Ski Fest Title Sponsors and Partners

Download the Donor Levels for more information on the various levels of sponsor/partnership and here for 'K Kaptains'

Contact 'sponors@sisuskifest.com' to become a sponsor/partner with SISU Ski Fest.

SISU Ski Fest Title Sponsor

  •     Aspirus Aspirus is a rural, critical access healthcare organization with 25 inpatient beds, clinics, in-home care and emergency services, with a staff of more than 400 employees. Aspirus Grand View serves Michigan’s Gogebic County and Wisconsin’s Iron County, as well as surrounding areas with companionate patient care and exceptional quality.

SISU Marathon

  • River Valley Bank River Valley Bank For nearly 40 years River Valley Bank has stood for a commitment to provide service standards that were and still are unique in the industry. We have done it by understanding our customer's needs. That commitment has never changed.

Heikki Lunta Half Marathon

Taste N Tour

  • Home Medical Products & Services Home Medical Products Home Medical Products & Services is the industry leader in providing quality equipment and accessories for independent living at home. Unlike other companies who carry a limited number of products, Home Medical Products & Services specializes in an unparalleled line of products to enhance and assist with a more comfortable living. We stand behind some of the most recognized and well-respected brands in the industry today. Your family member deserves the best, safest, and most economical home heath care products and equipment. Visit with one of our sales representatives and see our complete line of products today. Our service area includes: Northern Minnesota, Northern and Northcentral Wisconsin as well as Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Junior SISU

  • Steep Creek Outfitters & Cafe Steep Creek Outfitters & Cafe “The best place to go, after being on the snow!” Serving healthy & delicious wraps, sandwiches, soups & salads. Great food and atmosphere. Retailer in Ski Trab, Toko, Atlas Snowshoes, Rome SDS Snowboards, and other great winter gear. Also a dealer in kayaks, camping equipment, and Yakima racks. Home of Whitecap Kayak customized guided kayaking trips on Lake Superior. World class vacation, close to home! No experience required!.

Lapset Loppet - Kids FUN Event

  • Jacquart Fabric Products Jacquart Fabric Products Jacquart Fabric Products combines global business acumen with small town values in our manufacturing of diverse sewn products. Whether it’s custom tarps, covers, awnings or upholstery…contract sewing for small or large production runs…or our own brand, Stormy Kromer, we’ll meet your textile and sewing needs.
  • Snowshoe Events - 2K,5K and 10K

    • Sylvania Forest Consultants Sylvania Forest Consultantsforest management planning ● forestland mapping ● wildlife planning ● conservation easements ● wildlife surveys and services ● timber sales ● appraisals ● vascular flora ● land corner recovery ● natural history ● woodland acquisition ●
      recreation planning ● trail and road design ●
      The Forest Thriving


    • Paul Sturgul - Elder law attorney Incapacity planning, impoverishment avoidance, asset preservation, medicaid planning, probate avoidance, trusts and wills, estate planning and estate administration, durable financial and health care powers of attorney - Email to: Paul A. Sturgul at passtu@aol.com

    SISU Ski Fest Partners

    Gold Partners $2000 & up

  • Gogebic County Transit Gogebic County Transit The Gogebic Transit (906-932-2523) or Gogebic's "little Blue Bus" as it is affectionately referred to, believes in supporting both public and alternative transportation, such as buses, bicycling, walking and cross-country skiing as a way of lowering carbon emissions, saving money, increasing transportation efficiencies, reducing our dependency on foreign oil, and promoting good health. We believe by supporting events like bicycle riding, bicycle trails, running events and cross-country skiing is an important way we can improve our county's economy and to support our wonderful private businesses. We would like you to "GO BLUE" TO "SAVE GREEN".
  • ABR Trails ABR Trails ABR Trails is a full service touring with over 60 km of groomed ski trails and 10 km of seperate snowshoe trails. The Trail system is located on 1100 acres of varied and scenic terrain along the Montreal River in Erwin Township, 3 miles south of Ironwood. Services include a full service ski shop selling all 6 major brands of ski equipment with demos available. Waxing, lessons and trailside lodging are also available.
  • U.P. Fabricating Co., Inc. U.P. Fabricating Co., Inc. U.P. Fabricating has a broad industry support focus: Mining, Forestry, Agriculture, Energy, Marine, Processing, Manufacturing and Structural Applications. Companies in these sectors can face a variety of challenges including operational or maintenance problems, special equipment requirements or repairs, plant improvements, or unique structural designs.
  • Hidden Bay Sports Hidden Bay Sports Hidden Bay Sports supplies apparel to quiet sports enthusiasts all over the United States and other international countries. 20 years ago we started our company with a simple motto, supply our customers with quality products for a fair price while giving them superior customer service. If you like our mission, come along for the ride. Custom Active Apparel made in the USA
  • Coleman Engineering Coleman Engineering Company Coleman Engineering Company is a multi-disciplinary engineering firm with offices in Iron Mountain and Ironwood, Michigan. Founded in 1969, the firm has continually provided a variety of professional engineering and land surveying services to municipalities, government agencies and commercial/industrial companies.

Silver Partners $1000 - $1999

  • City of Ironwood City of Ironwood The City of Ironwood welcomes all of the SISU Skiers, their families and friends to the area. Have a great time and comeback again to enjoy our year round outdoor sport opportunities.

  • Gogebic Community College Gogebic Community College GCC’s state-of-the-art campus on beautiful Mt. Zion sets the stage for mind clearing and big thinking. Just add you! For over 76 years, we’ve been the small campus with a big commitment to your rewarding future. Ski Area Management Program is one of the nation’s most comprehensive training programs for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the ski industry. Technical and academic study is combined with a practical internship which is conducted at major ski resorts throughout Colorado, Utah, Vermont, California and the Midwest.

    Hammer Nutrition
  • Hammer Nutrition Hammer Nutrition is dedicated to providing quality products, information, and support to anyone from the everyday athlete to the professional level endurance athlete.

  • WUPCVB Western Upper Peninsula Visitor and Convention Bureau Explore Western Upper Michigan! Come and enjoy the incredible snowmobile trails and four ski resorts in our area during the months of winter. The Western U.P. averages over 17 feet of annual snowfall thanks to our pristine Lake Effect snowfalls. Snowshoe, cross-country ski, ice fish, snowmobile or ski and snowboard! There is plenty to do in Big Snow Country.

  • Start/Bliz
  • Copper Partners $600 - $999

  • Little Finland
    our cultural center has facilities for reunions, receptions and gatherings. We also have a gift shop with a large selection of glassware, linens, books, and clothing.

  • Air Choice One
    Air Choice One’s mission is to provide exceptional, high-quality airtravel service to each and every passenger. We pride ourselves on catering to our passengers’ needs through convenient, personalized customer service. We are here to serve you with a smile.

  • Ironwood Chamber of Commerce
  • Hurley Chamber of Commerce
  • Wakefield Chamber of Commerce/ Visitor Center
  • Indianhead Motel Ironwood, Michigan - Linda Jindrich and Morgan Grasso
  • Ironwood Area School District
  • Clif Bar
  • AtomicAtomic Ski and Boots for Race, Freeride, Nordic, Touring. We are Skiing.
  • Classic Motor Inn
  • Fast Wax
  • Fischer
  • Black River Lodge Ranked #1 in specialty hotel lodging in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan by Trip Advisor
  • Iron Partners $300 - $599

  • My Web Maestro - Offical web host of the SISU Ski Fest My Web Maestro provides web design and development services, hosting, domain names, email marketing and more... virtually everything you need!
  • Kay Lum Design - Designer of the 2016 SISU shirt, hat and pin (as well as 2011, 2013 and 2015), and our 'SISU skier'.
    Specialized designed items for events: logos, T shirts, hats, pins, buffs, jerseys, posters also sewing a full line of custom wild lycra clothing
  • Snow Country Contracting - Bessemer, MI
  • Keweenaw Land Association, Limited
  • Lighthouse Family Church
  • Ironwood Cleaners & Laundromat
  • Dr. Michael Gregor - The Smile Inn,
  • Rapid Grafiks and Signs
  • Super One Foods Whether it's meat, produce, bakery, or deli; Our goal is to provide only the freshest, highest quality products, insisting that only the freshest and the best make it to our customers table.
  • Copper Peak Incorporated
  • Our Lady of Peace Catholic Parish
  • Routsala Construction
  • Supporting Partners $50 - $299

  • Steiger's Home Center
  • Main Street Fitness
  • Dennis Ferson
  • Hitt's Fine Furniture
  • Ottawa National Forest
  • WJMS
  • Lahti's
  • Festival Ironwood
  • Great Northern Rehab
  • North Star Beverage
  • Ray's Mobil
  • Culligan Water of Ashland
  • Historic Ironwood Theatre
  • McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Services
  • Sunday Lake Auto
  • Wolverine Village
  • McDonalds - Ironwood
  • K-Kaptain $250

  • Dr. Marc and Jean Santini
  • In Memory of Jeff Anderson
  • In Memory of Karl Andresen

    Kookie Makers

    Kookies for aid stations and 'Finnish' line
    (partial list)

  • Connie Davey, Donna Brown, Karen Damgard, Billie Peterson, Bridget Grotberg, Helen Slining, Valerie Fredrickson, Kathy Vaara, Jann Richter, Sandy Patrick, Cheryl Olson, Joanne Kuula, Barb Tibaldo, Joan Luoma, Kathy Vaara, Valerie Fredrickson, Karen Kangas plus her daughters, Charlene Newhouse, 4-H and Wolverine Nordic
  • Become part of SISU Ski Fest - Be a DONOR!
    see 'donor levels' at top

    Aspirus River Valley Bank Steep Creek Outfitters & Cafe Sylvania Forest Consultants Home Medical Products & Services Jacquart Fabric Products

    Paul Sturgul Law Click for Ironwood, Michigan Forecast

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