Cross Country Ski HQ Ski Report – Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017

We had some very interesting weather Monday night and yesterday including a very dense heavy snowfall of 4 to 5 inches, then rain last evening and then it all froze overnight. The snow pack is now crunchy and ready to be Ginzu groomed by groomer George early this morning. Due to the density of yesterday’s snowfall and the anticipation of the rain, Ginzu Dana simply packed the snow to set it up for today’s grooming effort. We now have a 9 to 11 inch packed base and 14 to 17 inches of snow in the woods. All the high ground trails ( Rolling Hills, Mackinac Cut, Wild Turkey, Trapper’s Cabin and Manitou) will be Ginzu groomed and fresh tracks will be set. Conditions are expected to be very good to excellent for skating and classic skiing!

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Bunny Buffet!

Forecast:

Today: Cloudy. Snow likely this afternoon. Possible freezing rain. High around 35F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 80%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.
Tonight: Snow will taper off and end this evening but skies will remain cloudy late. Areas of freezing rain possible. Low 19F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 90%. Snow accumulating 1 to 3 inches.
Thursday: Mainly cloudy with snow showers around in the morning. High 24F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 60%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy during the evening followed by cloudy skies overnight. Low 9F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Friday: Cloudy. High 16F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Bunny Buffet!
The Stone Turtle Day Lodge lunch special is the Classic Hammy Sammy! Oven roasted ham, swiss cheese, tomato and mustard, grilled to perfection on rustic sourdough bread. Served with kettle cooked potato chips and a pickle!

Ladies be sure to join tonight’s Women’s Wednesday Night Ski Tour from 5:00pm to 7:00pm!

Also on tap is: Full Moon Night Skiing on Friday, Silver Streak Week from Monday through Friday, and the Gourmet Mac ‘n Cheese Bar on Saturday and Sunday. View more info and our full event calendar here.

Looks like a fine day to be a Pure Michigan XC Skier !

Mariah, Stu, Bob, Lynne, Fran, Erin, Ryan, Matt, Michelle, George, Lexi, Dana, Gage, Grant, Garrett, Logan, Kerrigan, Heidi, Jim, James, Shania and the