We post regular updates on our trail conditions, along with some nature observations…
Friday, February 27, 2015 - Ski Trail
The trails are open and skiing is great! We have groomed nearly 100km this week, working in the light dusting from earlier in the week and renovating the old snow. Best conditions of the season! Contact us for end of season and first time specials on lodging. Just a few more weeks we will be open for lodging!
6″ of new snow the past 10 days. Conditions are rated good to excellent on a hard, compacted base of 3-5″ Snow depth in the woods is 5-9″. Total snowfall since January 1st is 15″. Around 54km tracked for classic, 15km groomed skate. Sections of trail in the AMA area will not be groomed this year. Areas of thin cover and rough in the marshy crossings. Check the trail report board in the main lodge for the latest trail information.
Yes, the trails are open! We have been grooming and skiing since January 1st. We groomed and skied over 20 days in November and December. Trail fee for non-lodging guests is $15. Ski rental is $15 daily. Hours in the rental shop are 9am to 4pm. The trails are open during daylight hours and in the evening (headlamp or moonlight skiing). Lunch available for sale during the midweek. Contact us for reservations.
Roy's Run fresh tracked Thursday afternoon
Through the pines on the skinny field
Interesting tracks along the tracks!
Do you know what animal made these tracks!
Track leading to Little Sugarbush
New track cut on Island lake trail
Skaters Waltz groomed multiple times these week. Should be fantastic skating on through the weekend starting Friday afternoon
Suicide Hill in excellent condition. Great coverage, not icy firm and structured
Fresh empanadas for lunch!
Members of the Elan Vital
Sukkerbusk after fresh grooming Tuesday. Wind blowing in to tracks a bit in the open areas.
Fresh grooming on Rootin Tootin
Bob Koshnick out for a afternoon skate ski. Firm solid,deck with light dusting on top. Will be groomed again before the weekend.
Fresh track on Mother North Star
Mother North Star. Late February sunshine beaming through!
Rootin Tootin with fresh double track.
Members of the Northwest Nordic Ski club (Chicago) blazing trail on Lucky's Loype through the skinny field
Joel and Yvonne skiing through the skinny field on Sukkerbusk.
Striding Twin Lakes trail. Great classic ski conditions this weekend
Members of the Larimore Loonies group coming through on Sukkerbusk
Hallock ladies heading out on Twin Lakes trail
St Stephens church mens group finishing up a run around North Loup
Kick and glide and stride!
Heading down hill on JibFly
Family ski on JibFly
Setting new double track on Twin Lakes Friday morning.
Pulling the Pulk!
Ren Fugelstad heading back out for another loop. Ren is training for his 36th West Yellowstone Rendezvous. Has completed every year!
Deet and Heidi family having fun on the sledding hill.
Deb slicing fresh bagels for lunch!