Cross Country Ski Report – Thursday, January 11th

As of 8am this morning, we have received 1″ of overnight snow accumulation, in addition to the 7″ of snow we received on Tuesday night.  Groomer Butch is rolling in tracks this morning and snowcombing the skate lanes on all the trails.  Overall great conditions prevail, albeit some thin spots under the tall pines on Tall Pines Trail.  There is approximately 8″ of snow in the woods, and 4-5″ of packed snow on the trails.  Plenty of more snow accumulation  is in the forecast for this weekend, and its official: Old Man Winter has finally arrived.  The Stone Turtle Cafe is open for lunch and drinks.

Today’s forecast: “Snow this morning will taper off as a few snow showers this afternoon.  High 31F.  Winds light and variable.  Chance of snow 90%.  Snow accumulations less than one inch.”

Upcoming Events:

This Saturday, January 13th: Gourmet Lunch at Trapper’s Cabin, and FREE Ski Lesson!
Learn how to cross country ski at our FREE beginner ski lesson! You will learn the basics of traditional (classic style) XC ski technique, plus hill climbing,. Then, join us for a hearty lunch of beef stew and rustic bread at Trapper’s Cabin! Warm your body and spirit around the bonfire, and enjoy your meal under towering white pines, amidst the peace of the forest. Lunch will be served from 12pm until it runs out!

Saturday through Monday, January 13th – 15th: Gourmet Mac ‘n Cheese Bar
Prepare to indulge in this decadent classic comfort food, complete with a toppings bar that includes onions, tomatoes, spinach, jalapenos, feta cheese, peas, hot dogs, and bacon. So rich and delicious, this mac-sterpiece lunch is the perfect complement to a day on the ski trails!

Saturday, January 20th: Bavarian Ski Festival and Free Ski Lesson!
Dust off your Lederhosen and join us for a taste of the Alps! Enjoy delicious Bavarian fare, including soft pretzels, sausages, sauerkraut, and of course, German beer, plus some themed contests, including stein-holding. Don’t miss this celebration of heritage and winter fun! At 10:30am is the Free Beginner Ski Lesson.

We hope to ski you soon!

All the best,
Mariah, Stu, Bob, Lynne, George, Missy, Erin, Alex, Mitch, Krista, Will, Donnie and the crew

Save Your Cart
Share Your Cart