Cook County Snowmobile Club - Ridge Riders

Stories and Events

January 26, 2019: Skyport Lodge Drag Races on Devil Track Lake

Cook County Snowmobile Club-Ridge Riders drag races on Devil Track Lake, 8 miles from downtown Grand Marais. Party at Skyport Lodge!

Sign up at 11am. Racing starts at noon. Prizes awarded inside Skyport Lodge after races. Enjoy live music, food and beverage specials all day. 

Stay, play and snowmobile from your front door at Skyport Lodge. Visit their website for current specials, events, and news.

Classes: 600cc, 700cc, 800cc, Open

February 02, 2019: 10th Annual FUN RUN

The Fun Run has become an annual event for many snowmobile enthusiasts on the North Shore! Open to anyone and everyone by snowmobile, car, and even by plane. The cost to participate in the Fun Run is $20 per person. 

The main starting point and registration will take place at our grooming shack club house. The groomer shed is located off the Devil Track road on South Shore drive (there will be signs). We recommend parking at the old airport runway and riding sleds over as parking is limited at the groomer shack. Registration will begin at 9am. If you are staying up the trail you can also register at Hungry Jack Lodge. You will need to collect a stamp from each participating business, which includes SkyPort Lodge (formerly The Landing), Gunflint Lodge, Gunflint Pines, Poplar Haus (formerly Windigo), Trail Center, Hungry Jack Lodge and the groomer shack. Food and drink specials along the way at participating stops. 

Live music - Raffles - Food - Prizes all begin at 7pm at the Groomer Shed. For more information email us at 

As always this is a fun event and we want everyone to be safe and ride smart. Please use caution on the trails!

All are welcome to attend party at no charge!

February 16, 2019: Hungry Jack Drag Races

Registration starts at 10:00am races start at 11:00am 600, 700, 800 open and improved stock classes. $5.00 bib fee $20.00 per class. Castle Danger Brewing company will be serving beer, live music and food specials

Classes: 600cc, 700cc, 800cc, Open and Improved

March 02, 2019: Annual Trout Derby

Our annual trout derby and picnic is the perfect wrap up to our season.
Join us on Saturday, March 2nd, on West Bearskin Lake for our annual trout derby as we celebrate all things we love about the great Northwoods. A morning fishing contest followed by a club hosted BBQ Picnic and prize drawings is a sure bet for fun.

Registration for the contest is between 9-11am. Everyone must be signed up before going fishing. All fish need to be turned in by 2pm in order to get into the contest. 
The cost for club members is $10 per person or $20 per person for non-members.  

*All of the events we put on are fundraisers that help support our club in our efforts to maintain our trail system and grooming equipment. 

March 09, 2019: Poplar Haus Drag Races on Poplar Lake

Registration starts at 10:00am races start at 11:00am 600, 700, 800 open and improved stock classes. $5.00 bib fee $20.00 per class. More information to come.

Classes: 600cc, 700cc, 800cc, Open and Improved