After wet weather on Monday, froze down and the surface was velcro like on the Twin Lakes singletrack. However, warming up with soft conditions on Tuesday. Looks like one more day of warm before cooling down again. We will have the trail open on Thursday. A check of the trail early Tuesday morning found the coverage good on 75% of the loop. Other 25% has icy sections, some bare spots and rough areas. Use caution riding!!
The Twin Lakes singletrack loop is a challenging technical winter fat biking course. The loop is around 5 miles. There are also nearby forest roads that provide additional fat biking opportunities.
Thanks to Ben Olson who has taken on the role of machine grooming Twin Lakes singletrack this year.
There is a trail feel to access the fat bike loop.
The fee is same as summer pass.
Will have fat bikes available for rent. There is no fat biking allowed on the ski trails.
Checking out Twin Lakes singletrack sunrise, February 21st, 2017.. Overall coverage is good and should be able to open again on Thursday.
Steve Wenzel sneaking in a ride early Sunday morning while the track was still frozen down. February 19th, 2017.
Peder Arneson on Twin Lakes singletrack Saturday morning, February 18th, 2017. Hard freeze last night hardened the surface and made for super riding.
Great riding Friday morning thanks to hard freeze the night before. February 17th, 2017.
Fat biking on Skaters Waltz, February 15th, 2017. With a firm deck and cold temps, we will have Skaters Waltz skate ski trail open for fat biking Wednesday of this week and also Thursday morning until noon for fat bikes.
Mint conditions on Twin Lakes singletrack, February 15th, 2017.
Twin Lakes singletrack, February 15th, 2017.
Fantastic conditions on Twin Lakes singletrack for fat biking. February 14th, 2017.
Finishing up a ride on the Twin Lakes singletrack. February 12th, 2017.
Fat biking on twin lakes singletrack, February 12th, 2017. Great conditions. Best to ride in the morning when firm. Please ride in the morning during warmer temps to preserve the trail conditions as the riders above.
Ride packing on the Twin Lakes singletrack, February 9th, 2017.
Eagle view downhill. Groomed the night before. February 10th, 2017
Last downhill on Twin Lakes singletrack
Deer enjoying the firm base on Twin Lakes singletrack. Dusting of new snow on top of firm base. February 8th, 2017.
Ben Olson on Twin Lakes singletrack
Course groomed late Sunday afternoon. Thanks Ben for grooming!
Steve Wenzel on course, February 4th, 2017. Peder Arneson photo.
February 3rd, 2017.
Packing in the new snow on Twin Lakes singletrack. January 31st, 2017.
New snow slowing riding down compared to the weekend but conditions are very nice. January 31st, 2017.
Fat bikes left, ski on the right!
Hudson’s Hula, January 31st, 2017.
Testing out the rental fat bikes. We have a handful of bikes for rent/use.
Twin Lakes singletrack. Great conditions since freezing down.
Twin Lakes singletrack open again for fat biking. Great surface, fun riding. January 25th, 2017.
Mid morning ride on the Twin lakes singletrack. January 18th, 2017.
Good fat bike riding over the MLK weekend. January 16th, 2017.
Drifted area that was shoveled out last week.
Shoveling out a tight corner on Twin Lakes singletrack. Widening and leveling. Groomed in the evening.
More corner and berm work. Snow depth building in the woods!
Night riding in the new snow from the week.
Ben grooming after riding. Should set up nice and be great riding on the weekend. Wind on Thursday will most likely drift in a few areas we will try to shovel out on Friday.
Shoveling out a drifted section on the fat bike loop
Moonlight ride later! Incredible light with so much snow cover in woods
Flash enhanced to highlight trail
Steve Wenzel riding the Hudson's Hula segment as part of the Twin Lakes groomed fat bike loop. January 8th, 2017. Photo:Peder Arneson
Snow getting deep but the track is mostly firm and riding well. January 8th, 2017
Great riding on the fat bike trail after setting up from grooming and a few riders riding it in. January 5th, 2016.
Fat bike loop in great shape after Ben’s grooming the night before
Tight and narrow makes for challenging conditions in spots but great winter riding for Fat Bikes
Late night fat bike trail grooming, January 3rd, 2016. Thanks again Ben Olson!
Sunday morning fat bikers!
Best riding conditions of the year on Sunday
Great riding! December 29th, 2016.
Ben Olson heading out to pack fat bike trail, December 28th, 2016. Thanks Ben!
Fat biking in the powder in between the trail, Christmas day 2016!
Snowy singletrack shredding!
Christmas Eve ride
Fat biking on Twin Lakes singletrack
Segment of short track loop near the lodge/lake.
Grooming Fat Bike Short Track loop, December 17th, 2016
Hand tuning a corner on short track loop
Conditions improving on the Twin Lakes singletrack as the track is firming up. Still a challenging ride! December 14th, 2016.
Start of Twin Lakes singletrack. Packed today
Ben Olson packing Twin Lakes singletrack. Thanks Ben
Trail should set up and with a little fine tuning be nice riding in a few days
Packing the Fat Bike short track loop. December 9th, 2016. We hope to have the entire loop packed and groomed by next week.
Fat biking on Twin Lakes singletrack. December 5th, 2016.
Twin Lakes singletrack, December 2nd, 2016.
Rock garden, Twin Lakes singletrack. December 2nd, 2016.
New “Swix” fat bikes added to the fat bike rental fleet this year.
Fat biking on Twin Lakes singletrack, November 21st, 2016.