Cross Country Ski Report – Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Thursday March 7, 2013

Had a great day of skiing yesterday. Snow pack is holding up very, very well. As of 7AM this morning the temperature was 22 F.

Former Head Ski Instructor Jim Bradley will return from South Carolina this Saturday from noon till 5PM to give lessons. Call 800 832 2663 to book your lesson.

We received over an inch of fresh snow last night which is just what Groomer young Bob needs to groom up the trails with this morning.

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

Today: Snow flurries early. Then partly cloudy this afternoon. High 32F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low 21F. Winds light and variable

Friday: A few clouds from time to time. High around 40F. Winds light and variable

Friday night: Partly cloudy. Low near 20F. Winds light and variable.
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Saturday: Mostly Cloudy. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the mid 30s.

New Snow: 1+ inches

Snow Depth in Woods: 12 to 15 inches

Packed Snow Depth on Trails: 6 – 12 inches

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

Today’s Stone Turtle Day Lodge special is Famous Spicy Chili served with a warm sourdough roll. Of course a variety sandwiches and Paninis will be served as well.

Today would be a great day to demo the Alpina Highland skis. They are light weight and work well on and off the groomed trails. It is also a great time to shop the: “March Madness, Price Match Guarantee Plus Better Service Sale”

You will find Pure Michigan today on our X-C Trails!

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