Ski Trail Report

Trails open. Great weekend of skiing in place. Another spectacular day on Sunday. Trails are in excellent skiing condition. Roy’s Run is now tracked and a loop on Bullhead lake is tracked highlighting the daily grooming this week. Groomer’s choice is JibFly and Roy’s Run.

Trails groomed for classic and open include Sap Run, Mother Hen, JibFly, Loon Return, Sukkerbusk, Mother North Star, Rootin Tootin, North Loup, Roy’s Run, Island Lake, Wavy Gravy and Twin Lakes. For skating Skaters Waltz, the extension loops, Single Green, Kristin’s Cutoff and North Loup.

Lucky’s Loype and Bullhead trail are snow covered, no grooming and open for bushwhacking. We have packed a loop on Bullhead lake and set a track on the perimeter for classic. 

Has been a nice start to the ski season with excellent conditions. Great seeing so many people out this year, thanks for purchase of day and season passes. 

Total snowfall this season at 38″. Compacted base on trail 5-10″. 

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

(Trail maps posted here)  

There are now 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, parking available across from Brant cabin as well. 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 are groomed and open, click here for latest report

Twin Lakes ski trail, January 8th, 2023.
North Loup ski trail, January 8th, 2023. Both skate and classic conditions are excellent.
Track on perimeter on Bullhead lake skiing very nice, January 8th, 2023.
Double track set up firm and skiing silky fast with frost now on top, January 8th, 2023.
Setting new double track on Sukkerbusk, January 6th, 2023.
Grooming and setting a track on Bullhead lake, January 6th, 2023. A track has been set on the perimeter and across the middle. 
Frosty segment on Roy’s Run, January 5th, 2023.
Roy’s Run, January 5th, 2023.
Erasing and renovating the singletrack on JibFly, January 5th, 2023.
JibFly now set with double track, January 5th, 2023.
Setting double track on JibFly, January 5th, 2023.
Rootin Tootin trail, January 5th, 2023.
Full moon rising over Rootin Tootin slough, January 5th, 2023.
Moonlight ski, January 5th, 2023.
Incredible light from the full moon. January 5th, 2023.
A quick moment of afterglow hitting the frosty tree tops, January 4th, 2023.
Setting track on Roy’s Run, January 4th, 2023.
Roy’s Run, January 4th, 2023.
Combing patch on Bullhead lake, January 4th, 2022. We are grooming a path across to access the fat bike trails but made a loop on the north end (not tracked) for a option to ski on the lake after the big hill.