Trail Report

Great skiing! Classic skiing some of the best of the year. Deep base of snow and conditions are holding out very well. We have been grooming daily since middle of December. Bit more debris on the singletrack trails with recent wind otherwise good skiing. No ice or crust.

80km 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. 13km of trail designated for fat biking including the Twin Lakes 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 with the Bootleg extension now open and groomed. A few rough spots on the non groomed AMA segments and the north crossing. This scenic trail is designated as adventure skiing, and recommended to not use “race skis”. Please use caution if skiing Lucky’s Loype. Will be groomed again before the weekend. Check board in lodge for latest information.

Total snow depth in the woods 18-30″. Total snowfall on the season at 34″.

Most recent grooming on the Fat bike loops January 10th. 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. [email protected] Thank you!

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.
End of Bullhead lake trail, January 10th, 2020. Dusting of new snow, scattered drifted spots and organic matter on singletrack classic trails. Overall good skiing on these trails.
Start of Boys Varsity, DL Invite, January 9th, 2020.
Racing down Suicide Hill! January 9th, 2020.
Start of Girls Varsity, January 9th, 2020.
Girls Varsity, Kamikaze Hill, January 9th, 2020.
Thanks to Denny and Knut and everyone who helped out with the race! January 9th, 2020.
Roy’s Run freshly groomed, January 7th, 2020.
Renovating and resetting track on Twin Lakes trail, January 6th, 2020.
Skate trail grooming, January 6th, 2020.
Twin Lakes crossing, January 6th, 2020.
Island Lake trail, January 6th, 2020.
Trailhead at the Switchyard, January 6th, 2020.
Striding on return from Twin Lakes, January 4th, 2020.
Roy’s Run, January 4th, 2020.
Twin Lakes crossing, January 4th, 2020.
Sunset over Wavy Gravy trail, January 4th, 2020.
Grooming on north side of Bullhead Lake, January 4th, 2020. First half of Bullhead lake trail is not groomed. Skier made track until the halfway point than groomed rest of way including Bootleg extension. Fun adventure combination ski! Just Ski!
Fantastic skate ski conditions, January 3rd, 2020.
Hopkins Nordic Ski Team working on drills, January 3rd, 2020.
Porcupine on Bootleg extension. Porcupines also spotted on Roy’s Run and Island Lake just past Henning’s Bru. January 3rd, 2020.
Peder heading out to the western trails, January 1st, 2020.
Setting new track on Twin Lakes on Charlie Beck conditions, January 1st, 2020.
Afternoon skate on the ice rink, January 1st, 2020.
North Loup, December 31st, 2019.
Skaters Waltz, December 31st, 2019.
Lucky’s Loype, December 31st, 2019.
North Loup, December 31st, 2019.
Beautiful bluebird day, December 31st, 2019.
Setting track on Roy’s Run, December 30th, 2019.
Rootin Tootin, December 30th, 2019.
North end Bullhead, December 30th, 2019. Watch for slushy spots on marsh area. Skiable throughout.
Trail head, December 30th, 2019.
Second pass on Sukkerbusk, December 29th, 2019. Four passes today keeping on top of the snowfall!
Setting track on Twin Lakes, didn’t take long for the tracks to get covered! Just Ski!
Members of the Minnetonka Nordic Ski team enjoying the fresh snow, December 29th, 2019.
Snowy scene at the rustic log cabins, December 29th, 2019.
Snow covered cars in the parking lot! December 29th, 2019. Maplelag driveway and parking lot has been cleared. Everyone has made it in and out after some pushing and shoveling!
Members of the Mesabi East Nordic team enjoying the fresh snow, December 29th, 2019.
Packing, rolling and combing on Skaters Waltz, December 29th, 2019.
Setting new singletrack on Bullhead Bootleg, December 28th, 2019.
Minneapolis SW skiers enjoying fresh snow on Lucky’s Loype, December 28th, 2019.
Sunrise on the singletrack, fresh grooming on Island Lake trail, December 27th, 2019.
Beautiful sunrise at the Twin Lakes crossing, December 27th, 2019.
Tamarack stand in between Twin Lakes, December 27th, 2019.
First time skiers from Atlanta enjoying fresh snow! December 26th, 2019.
North Loup freshly groomed today, new snow skied in on recent grooming on Roy’s Run, December 26th, 2019.
Grooming on Skaters Waltz extension, December 26th, 2019.
Fresh snow fresh grooming! December 26th, 2019.
Setting track on Sukkerbusk, December 26th, 2019.
Early morning grooming new snow, December 26th, 2019.