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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.

 

February 26th Trail Report Photos

Roy's Run fresh tracked Thursday afternoon

Roy's Run fresh tracked Thursday afternoon

Through the pines on the skinny field

Through the pines on the skinny field

Interesting tracks along the tracks!

Interesting tracks along the tracks!

Do you know what animal made these tracks!

Do you know what animal made these tracks!

Track leading to Little Sugarbush

Track leading to Little Sugarbush

New track cut on Island lake trail

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

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

Suicide Hill in excellent condition. Great coverage, not icy firm and structured

Skaters Waltz

Skaters Waltz

Fresh empanadas for lunch!

Fresh empanadas for lunch!

 

February 24th Trail Report Photos

Members of the Elan Vital

Members of the Elan Vital

Sukkerbusk after fresh grooming Tuesday. Wind blowing in to tracks a bit in the open areas.

Sukkerbusk after fresh grooming Tuesday. Wind blowing in to tracks a bit in the open areas.

Fresh grooming on Rootin Tootin

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.

Bob Koshnick out for a afternoon skate ski. Firm solid,deck with light dusting on top. Will be groomed again before the weekend.

Skaters Waltz

Skaters Waltz

Fresh track on Mother North Star

Fresh track on Mother North Star

Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes

Mother North Star. Late February sunshine beaming through!

Mother North Star. Late February sunshine beaming through!

Rootin Tootin with fresh double track.

Rootin Tootin with fresh double track.

 

February 23rd Trail Report Photos

Members of the Northwest Nordic Ski club (Chicago) blazing trail on Lucky's Loype through the skinny field

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.

Joel and Yvonne skiing through the skinny field on Sukkerbusk.

February 22nd Trail Report Photos

Striding Twin Lakes trail. Great classic ski conditions this weekend

Striding Twin Lakes trail. Great classic ski conditions this weekend

Members of the Larimore Loonies group coming through on Sukkerbusk

Members of the Larimore Loonies group coming through on Sukkerbusk

Hallock ladies heading out on Twin Lakes trail

Hallock ladies heading out on Twin Lakes trail

St Stephens church mens group finishing up a run around North Loup

St Stephens church mens group finishing up a run around North Loup

Kick and glide and stride!

Kick and glide and stride!

Heading down hill on JibFly

Heading down hill on JibFly

Family ski on JibFly

Family ski on JibFly

February 20th Trail Report Photos

Setting new double track on Twin Lakes Friday morning.

Setting new double track on Twin Lakes Friday morning.

Pulling the Pulk!

Pulling the Pulk!

Ren Fugelstad heading back out for another loop. Ren is training for his 36th West Yellowstone Rendezvous. Has completed every year!

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.

Deet and Heidi family having fun on the sledding hill.

Deb slicing fresh bagels for lunch!

Deb slicing fresh bagels for lunch!

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