Editor's note: This article was published in Grand Traverse Scene magazine's Fall 2018 issue. Pick up a free copy at area hotels, visitor's centers, chambers of commerce or at the Record-Eagle building on Front Street. Click here to read GT Scene in its entirety online.

Traverse Citians donned dirndls and lederhosen for Hoof 'N Sloshin, a 2-mile Bavarian-theme race at which participants hoof it up the back side of Mt. Holiday then slosh down a series of slip 'n slides to raise money for the nonprofit community recreation area. Photos by Jan-Michael Stump.