Cross Country Ski Report – Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Groomers Stu and Bob snowcombed and snow doctored the trails all day long yesterday with great results.

The Rolling Hills, Mackinac Cut, Manitou, Trapper’s Cabin and Wild Turkey trails are all nicely snowcombed for skating and have shallow tracks either set or skied in for classic.

The Adventure trail will be worked on and snowcombed this morning. The Blizzard trail and X-C Ski Park are snowcombed, but the tracks are marginal. The Tall Pines trail has skied in tracks.

Today: Variable clouds with snow showers. Cold. High 7F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 60%

Tonight: Occasional snow showers. Low 2F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 50%.

Wednesday: Snow showers. High 13F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 80%.

Wednesday night: Variable clouds with snow showers. Low -3F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 60%. Snowfall around one inch.

Thursday: Snow showers. Highs in the low teens with temperatures nearly steady overnight.

New Snow: 1 inch

Snow Depth in Woods: 5 to 7 inches

Packed Snow Depth on Trails: 2 – 5 inches

Ice, Glaze, Barespots: All the trails are snow covered, some shallow snow on Tall Pines and Manitou.

The Stone Turtle Day Lodge lunch specials include Famous Spicy Chili served with crunchy bread sticks. Sandwich specials include a Goat Cheese Pesto Melt and Fiesta Turkey Panini.

We have a huge assortment of cold weather gear from North Face, Patagonia, Columbia, Mountain Hardwear, Salomon, Hot Chillys, Terramar, Sporthill and Smartwool! All part of the “Let it Snow Sale”! Great sale prices on racing skis and boots too.

Stay warm today – go X-C skiing!

Lynne, Bob, Fran, Stu, Mariah, Brian, Erin, Michele, Sara, Abby, Hope, Bob, Jimmy Mac, Garret, Gage, Jenny and the rest of the crew.