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Promotional Photos

Here is a selection of top photos from over years at Maplelag.

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Rolling in the snow after soaking in the hot tub.

Rolling in the snow after soaking in the hot tub.

Fireplace at Maplelag.

Fireplace at Maplelag.

Dining room at Maplelag decorated for a winter wedding.

Dining room at Maplelag decorated for a winter wedding.

 

 

Enjoying fresh groomed trails.

Enjoying fresh groomed trails.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Short track mountain bike racing at Maplelag. Skinnyski.com photo.

Short track mountain bike racing at Maplelag. Skinnyski.com photo.

Mountain bike racing at Maplelag and the infamous lakeside drops. Skinnyski.com photo.

Mountain bike racing at Maplelag and the infamous lakeside drops. Skinnyski.com photo.

 

 

 

 

 

Lifting the rings from the Norwegian wedding cake, "kransekake" a tradition at Maplelag on Sunday mornings of wedding weekends.

Lifting the rings from the Norwegian wedding cake, "kransekake" a tradition at Maplelag on Sunday mornings of wedding weekends.

 

 

 

Scrabooking in one of the large conference rooms

Scrabooking in one of the large conference rooms

Spa at Maplelag. The largest hot tub in the state of Minnesota.

Spa at Maplelag. The largest hot tub in the state of Minnesota.

Fall color at the start of the Maplelag driveway.

Fall color at the start of the Maplelag driveway.

Mountain biking in the Fall

Mountain biking in the Fall

Water lily on the shores of Little Sugarbush, the lake Maplelag is next to.

Water lily on the shores of Little Sugarbush, the lake Maplelag is next to.

Trail Report

Beautiful summer weather this week. Cooling down nicely at nights, low humidity and dew points and temps in the upper 70’s and lower 80’s with dry conditions. A passing shower on Friday evening leaving a few hundreths of an inch of moisture behind. Work continues on the course for the Laddies Loppet mountain bike weekend and things are looking great. We have been riding the course almost daily and conditions are fast. The deer flies haven’t been to much of an issue and the cooler nights seem to be slowing them down. We are working on the areas that are brushed over on the singletrack and have been mowing on ski trail portions of the course. We will begin mowing the other ski trails in a few weeks to prepare them for the winter. The trails are open for riding. Please drop us a note. if you have questions about riding. There is no trail fee to use the trails and no services available at the lodge with the language camps in session. The trail starts behind the Great Northern building and is marked from that point for beginner loop and intermediate/expert loop. We have taken a break from working on the new singletrack by Twin Lakes since we have been working on the Laddies Loppet course. We are hoping to make a 3-4 mile loop with completion date set for September/October. Lots of critters and insects in the woods and a nice variety of wildflowers.

Click here for course map of the bike course Note: This is a general layout of the bike trails with some additional singletrack that has been added since 2002 that is not on the map but marked off the ski trails.