Category Archives: Ski Trail

Trail Report

Excellent conditions. Great weather and a recent dustings of snow making for very nice skiing. We are grooming the skate trails this morning and plan on touch up grooming daily this week on the entire trail system.

Great day for the Section 8 Nordic Ski Championships. Nice job to all the skiers and thanks to everyone who helped make it a great day. Results and Photos on skinnyski.com

89km of trail open. Around 50km of ski trail with tracks for classic skiing and 15km for skate. Around 5km no tracked/groomed for bushwhack skier made track skiing. 30km of trail designated for fat biking including the Twin Lakes and new Bootleg singletrack. Snowshoe trail has seen good use and also many areas to explore fresh powder. Check board in entry of lodge for latest reports.

Bullhead lake trail along the north end through the non groomed AMA segments skier made track. Bootleg extension ski trail groomed as well as the north end of Bullhead trail. This scenic trail is designated as adventure skiing. Also, please use caution if skiing Lucky’s Loype, in particular on the AMA segments.

Total snow depth in the woods 26-40″. Total snowfall on the season at 50″. Compacted base on trail 10-14″.

Most recent grooming on the Fat bike loops February 7th. Click here for full report and more information.

Day skiing available for skiers not staying at the resort. Purchase pass online.

Sledding hill is open with plenty of powder and ice skating rink is open and ready for skaters!

Ski rental available to day skiers (subject to availability.) Lunch and day skiing packages available midweek outside of the weekends and holiday seasons. There is no lodge or facility use (hot tub etc.) available for day use outside of the wax room and day skiing lounge room in lower level of lodge. Contact us for pricing, availability questions on the above items via email and we will be glad to help. maplelag@tvutel.com Thank you!

Top of Lucky’s Loype after first climb with nice views on to Little Suguarbush. Fresh groomed on non AMA segments, February 10th, 2020.
Grooming under the moonlight, February 9th, 2020.
Sun shining on Sukkerbusk! Tracks in great shape and skiing nicely, February 7th, 2020.
Skaters Waltz Extension, February 7th, 2020.
Fresh groomed skate deck, February 7th, 2020.
Excellent fat biking conditions on the singletrack, February 7th, 2020.
Setting new track on Sukkerbusk as it passes through the skinny field, February 6th, 2020.
Setting new track on Rootin Tootin, February 6th, 2020.
Sunshine and first tracks on a freshly groomed skate deck! February 5th, 2020.
Jonell on JibFly! Tracks in great shape and skiing nice on Section course segments. February 5th, 2020.
Racing action in Girls Pursuit, Section 8 Champs. February 4th, 2020.
Nemeth brothers from Sartell/Cathredal batting for top spot, Section 8 Championships, February 4th, 2020.
Girls Section 8 champion Abby Ishaug on JibFly, February 4th, 2020.
Thanks Denny, Terry and Keith for your help on the courses! February 4th, 2020.
Grooming on connector to western trails, February 3rd, 2020.
Resetting new track on Twin Lakes, February 3rd, 2020.
Island Lake trail, February 3rd, 2020. Track is in great shape but icy. Will be groomed on Thursday.
Nature scene at Twin Lakes crossing, February 3rd, 2020.
Setting new track on Sukkerbusk, February 3rd, 2020.
Fat Bike trails in excellent condition, February 3rd, 2020.
Evening grooming, February 2nd, 2020.
Members of the Bemidji Nordic ski team training on section course, February 1st, 2020.
Frosty grooming on Twin Lakes, January 30th, 2020.
Lucky’s Loype, January 30th, 2020.
Frosty skate skier, January 30th 2020.
Fantastic skiing on JibFly, January 29th, 2020.
Thanks Denny for all your help on the trails trimming brush! January 29th, 2020.
Setting fresh tracks on Sukkerbusk, January 29th, 2020.
Steve and Jennifer heading out for afternoon ski, January 29th, 2020. Be sure to stop and look at all the wildlife and nature scenes!
Skaters Waltz skiing nicely, January 29th, 2020.
North Loup remains groomed for both skate and classic, excellent conditions for both! January 29th, 2020.
All smiles on the double track, January 27th, 2020.
Ella and Lily on Suicide Hill repeats! January 27th, 2020.
Bootleg extension of Bullhead lake trail some of the best skiing in years! January 27th, 2020.
Frosty scene between Twin Lakes on Wavy Gravy trail, January 27th, 2020.
Bushwhacking on Bullhead lake trail on non groomed AMA segment, January 27th, 2020. Nice skier made track. Watch for uneven areas on non groomed areas, use extra caution!
MPLS Washburn skiers ready to hit the trails, January 24th, 2020.
Group of skiers heading down Poki Loki trail, January 24th, 2020.
Night grooming, January 23rd, 2020.
Beautiful skiing on JibFly ski trail, January 22nd, 2020.
Skaters Waltz, January 22nd, 2020.
Resetting tracks on Twin Lakes, January 21st, 2020.
Resetting tracks on Poki Loki at start of new Mother Hen, January 21st, 2020.
Twin Lakes ski trail before another grooming pass, January 19th, 2020. Groomer’s Choice!
Lucky’s Loype, before grooming new snow, January 16th, 2020.
Grooming through the pines on Lucky’s Loype singletrack classic trail, January 16th, 2020.
Grooming on Twin Lakes trail, January 15th, 2020.
Skaters Waltz, January 15th, 2020.
North end of Bullhead lake, January 15th, 2020. Packing before tracking!
Morning grooming on Sukkerbusk before clearing later in day, January 15th, 2020.
Afternoon sun filtering through the snow covered branches. January 14th, 2020.
Setting fresh tracks on Sap Run, January 14th, 2020. New snow mixed with the existing base and ideal temps making for top notch classic skiing.
Fresh grooming at the Switchyard trailhead, January 14th, 2020.
Trail access from the Brant cabin, January 14th, 2020.
Excellent classic skiing on Sukkerbusk and throughout most of the trail system, January 11th, 2020.
First time skiers! January 11th, 2020.
Setting new track after renovating on Twin Lakes, January 10th, 2020.
Grooming on Skaters Waltz, January 10th, 2020.
Setting new track on JibFly, January 10th, 2020.