Category Archives: Ski Trail

Trail Report

Beautiful fall weather.  The colors are really coming along as we are nearing our peak of fall color on the maple trees. Great time of the year to be in the woods.  We have been on the trails almost every day mowing, clearing deadfall/brush and trail tuning. We will continue working on the trails right up until the snow flies!

Lakes busy with loons, swans and other waterfowl during the week when no pressure from boaters. Many swans on Twin Lakes.

Mountain bike trails open.  Click on the bike trail report for latest update and photos. Ski trails open for hiking/trail running. Contact us for available use. The trails are closed to horses and motorized traffic.

Fall color scene lakeside of main lodge, September 24th, 2018.
Twin Lakes ski trail, September 23rd, 2018.
Sunrise at Island Lake, September 22nd, 2018.
Fall colors along forest road north of Maplelag, September 22nd, 2018.
Fall colors as seen looking down Maplelag driveway, September 22nd, 2018.
Fall colors as seen looking down Maplelag driveway, September 22nd, 2018.
Skaters Waltz ski trail, September 22nd, 2018.
Start of Roy’s Run and North Loup ski trails. September 19th, 2018.
September sunset, September 19th, 2019.
Scattered leaves on the trails, September 14th, 2018.
Fall color in front of the lodge lakeside. September 14th, 2018.
Top of maple trees displaying fall color, September 12th, 2018.
Fall grooming on Sukkerbusk ski trail, leaves changing and falling already! September 11th, 2018.
Fall grooming on Lucky’s Loype, September 11th, 2018.
Fall color across from the Maplelag driveway near the start of North Loup ski trail. September 9th, 2018.
Touch of color on top of maples near Red Caboose. September 9th, 2018.
Early fall color as seen on Sukkerbusk ski trail, September 5th, 2018.
Suicide Hill after fresh mowing, August 13th, 2018.
Early signs of fall from poplar tree. August 13th, 2018.
Acorns starting to fall, August 13th, 2018.
Early fall color near the Brant cabin, August 13th, 2018.
Wood for the sauna! August 8th, 2018.
Singletrack tuning, August 7th, 2018.
Orange sulfur shelf fungi on side of trail. August 7th, 2018.
Hauling a deadfall birch out for sauna firewood. August 5th, 2018.

 

Clearing oak deadfall off Skaters Waltz, August 8th, 2018.
Lush green on the ski trail forest floor, July 28th, 2019.
Colorful ski after passing storm, July 23rd, 2018.
Awesome evening paddleboard under rising moon. July 25th, 2018.
Clearing deadfall off Lucky’s Loype ski trail. Typical summer of clearing. July 27th, 2018.
Variety of mushrooms popping up on the forest floor. July 28th, 2018.

Tuning berm on the singletrack, July 27th, 2018.
Another mowing on Suicide Hill. June 27th, 2018.
Summer sunset, June 19th, 2018.
Rootin Tootin ski trail after fresh mowing. We have been busy mowing the ski trails almost daily. June 19th, 2018.
Mowing on Sukkerbusk ski trail. We have been mowing daily on the trails when dry. June 13th, 2018.
Another great batch of pink slippers this year near Bullhead lake trail.  June 19th, 2018.

Beautiful summer sunset, June 12th, 2018.
Color in the woods! June 8th, 2018.

Trail run. June 8th, 2019.
Bumblebee on wild raspberry, June 8th, 2018.
Vibrant forest floor. June 8th, 2018.
Columbine flowers in bloom, June 3rd, 2018.
Beautiful evening on Little Sugarbush, May 30th, 2018.
Yellow slippers blooming in recent days, May 27th, 2018.
Sunset over Little Sugarbush, May 23rd, 2018.
Spring clouds, May 13th, 2018.
Peder rolling along Twin Lakes singletrack lakeside, May 18th, 2018. Great riding this spring.
Wild flowers on the forest floor. May 13th, 2018.
Marsh marigolds popping up in recent days. May 13th, 2018.
Spring sunset, May 12th, 2018.
Ski trails greening up and leaves starting to fill out on the trees. Sukkerbusk ski trail, May 11th, 2018.
Blood root flowers emerging from the forest floor. May 9th, 2018.
Turtles making a presence the past few days thanks to warmer temps. Snapping turtle crossing the road this afternoon, May 8th, 2018.
Sukkerbusk ski trail, May 3rd, 2018.
Pair of trumpeter swans on local slough. Many swans again this year and other species of waterfowl. April 27th, 2018.
Snow cleared on mossy segment of Skaters Waltz. April 25th, 2018.
Wild flowers popping up from the warm day on Monday, April 23rd, 2018.
Clearing leaves from singletrack, April 23rd, 2018.
Mountain bike singletrack drying out nicely after clearing, April 23rd, 2018. We hope to open the trails for mountain biking May 4th.
One last ski, April 21st, 2018.

One more ski on North Loup, April 20th, 2018.
Great early morning transition skiing on North Loup, April 19th, 2018.
Great early morning transition skiing on North Loup,April 19th, 2018.
Great early morning transition skiing on North Loup, April 19th, 2018.
Outside of one south facing area, most of North Loup still holding excellent coverage, morning April 19th, 2018.
Late afternoon ski on Sukkerbusk, April 18th, 2018.
Grooming on Skaters Waltz, early evening April 18th, 2018.
Grooming on North Loup, early evening April 18th, 2018.
Grooming on North Loup, early evening April 18th, 2018.
Late afternoon ski on Sukkerbusk, April 18th, 2018.