Happy New Years Eve! Trails open. Couldn’t ask for better conditions for the last day of 2022. Very picturesque winter scenes with thick frost and snow covered trees. Skiing being reported as “Heavenly”. Dusting of new snow the past 24 hours. Groomers choice today for classic is Island Lake. All skate trails skiing nice, extension loops get top choice for skating.
Trails groomed for classic and open include Sap Run, Mother Hen, JibFly, Loon Return, Sukkerbusk, Mother North Star, Rootin Tootin, North Loup, Island Lake, Wavy Gravy and Twin Lakes. For skating Skaters Waltz, the extension loops, Single Green, Kristin’s Cutoff and North Loup.
Roy’s Run, Lucky’s Loype and Bullhead are snow covered, no grooming and open for bushwhacking. Next week we will work on Roy’s Run, packing and tracking.
Has been a nice start to the ski season with good early season conditions. Great seeing so many people out so far this year, thanks for purchase of day and season passes.
Total snowfall this season at 38″. Compacted base on trail 5-10″.
Winter operating plans include to operate for day skiing on the the ski, snowshoe and fat bike trails. Trails will be open every day there is skiable snow including all Holidays and weekends. There is no ski rental at Maplelag. MN Tru North in Perham MN is offering ski rental 218-346-5253
Similar to the COVID season, there will be no services available. Parking in the far lot with portable bathrooms. No lodging or meal service. The Brant cabin available as a warming area with restrooms and sitting area and tables. There are no ski rentals available.
Ski trail season passes can be purchased on our website. (scroll down to bottom of page) Purchasing season pass helps with operating and maintenance costs to prepare the trails, equipment repairs to the grooming equipment and property taxes. Thank you.
Fat bike trails will be groomed again this year, click here for latest report