Cross Country Ski Report – Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Groomer Bob did a fine job grooming the trails yesterday. It was a blue sky beautiful day to X-C Ski.

The Mackinac Cut, Wild Turkey, Rolling Hills, Tall Pines, Trapper’s Cabin, Manitou, Adventure and Blizzard trails are all open and have very good to excellent conditions for skate and classic skiing.

Groomer Stu will start Ginzu grooming all the trails early this morning and if we do get the forecasted snow he will just keep grooming and setting fresh tracks!

Today: Steady snow or snow showers will continue through noon. Cloudy with temperatures reaching the mid 20s. Winds E at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 85%. Snowfall of 1 to 2 inches through noon

Tonight: Light snow this evening will transition to snow showers late. Low 24F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 70%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.

Saturday: Variably cloudy with snow showers. High near 30F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow ! 50%

Saturday night: Variably cloudy with snow showers. Low 22F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 60%. Snow accumulations less than one inch

Sunday: Chance of a few snow showers. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the upper teens.

New Snow: 0 inches

Snow Depth in Woods: 6 to 12 inches

Packed Snow Depth on Trails: 5 – 8 inches

Ice, Glaze, Barespots: No Barespots, Fresh groomed snow with deep base

The Stone Turtle Day Lodge lunch specials today are Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup with homemade noodles, and a Tuna – black olive Panini along with other Paninis (all served on Stone House Bread). Famous Spicy chili and Veggie chili will also be served with a warm sourdough roll.

Try out some new skis on this fresh snow! We are a Fischer Hole Ski Demo and Race center, an Atomic Race Demo Center, a Salomon Race Demo center, an Alpina Demo center, and a Rossignol Touring center. Our selection of skis, boots, ! poles and bindings is very strong and diverse for racing and t! ouring, and there is no charge to try any of them. There’s no better way to find the perfect ski package than to try them first! The “Let it Snow Price Match with Better Service Sale” continues!

Looks like we might get some snow this morning!

Lynne, Bob, Fran, Stu, Mariah, Brian, Erin, Michelle, Sara, Matt, Abby, Hope, Bob, Jimmy Mac, Garrett, Gage, Jennie and the rest of the crew.