Cross Country Ski Report – Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Trails are holding up very well. As of 6:30 AM the temperature was 19 F. Groomer Bob did a great job yesterday Ginzu grooming and snowcombing all the trails.
Conditions remain very good. Groomer Stu will groom throughout this morning.
All the trails have machine set tracks and Ginzu groomed, snowcombed skating lanes. Conditions are very good on all trails except the Tall Pines and Adventure trails which have shallow tracks especially under the big pines.

Today: Sunny to partly cloudy. High 39F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Cloudy with periods of rain or freezing rain after midnight. Low near 30F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precip 70%

Friday: Rain diminishing to a few showers in the afternoon. High near 45F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
Friday night: Cloudy. Low near 40F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph
Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. Winds S W 10 to 15.
Saturday night: Partly cloudy with a 40% chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20’s.
Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the low 20s.
New Snow: 0 inches
Snow Depth in Woods: 5 – 8 inches
Packed Snow Depth on Trails: 4 – 5 inches
Ice, Glaze, Barespots: All trails are snow covered. The Tall Pines and Adventure trails have marginal tracks under the big pines.
Stone Turtle Day Lodge lunch specials include Mariah’s favorite Pesto Goat Cheese Melt with Michigan goat cheese, a Fiesta Turkey Panini, and a Classic Grilled Ham and Cheese served on Stone House Bread with Great Lakes Potato Chips and a pickle. Or try famous Classic or Veggie Chili with a warm sourdough roll.
Our cross country ski package sale continues, with up to 39% off complete cross country ski sets! You can also still find great deals on cross country ski gear and clothing, plus sportswear and all around winter clothing, winter boots, and snowshoes. Now is the time to  take advantage of our one-of-a-kind free demo program! Try new skis (classic, back country, and skating) or snowshoes for free, all day every day.
Today will be a much better day to ski than tomorrow!
Lynne, Bob, Fran, Stu, Mariah, Brian, Erin, Michele, Sara, Abby, Hope, Bob, Jimmy Mac, Garret, Gage, Jenny and the rest of the crew.