Cross Country Ski Report – Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

The dense snow yesterday was quite a challenge to groom. The skating lanes were too narrow in the morning but were finally in good shape after 1. Tracks are Ginzu set on all the trails.

As of 7:30AM the temperature was 32.2 F and according to the radar the freezing rain has moved east of us.

Because of the warmer temps, we will not groom today in order to preserve the snow pack.

Early in the day skiing will be best; if in the afternoon the snow starts getting too soft, we will have limit skiing to just the Blizzard trail.

Today: Overcast with a few showers during the day. Fog early. High of 48F. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Overcast with rain and possible snow showers. Low of 27F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the NW after midnight. Chance of precipitation 70%.

Wednesday: Overcast with snow showers, then a chance of snow in the afternoon. High of 34F with a windchill a! s low as 19F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 60% with accumulations up to 1 in. possible.

Wednesday night: Overcast with a chance of snow. Low of 12F with a windchill as low as 0F. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 40% with accumulations up to 2 in. possible.

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

Thursday night: Mostly cloudy with snow showers. High of 18F with a windchill as low as -8F. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 60%

New Snow: 0 inches

Snow Depth in Woods: 10 to 13 inches

Packed Snow Depth on Trails: 5 – 9 inches

Ice, Glaze, Barespots: All the trails are snow covered.

The Stone Turtle Day Lodge will have a fine fire in the fireplace and the lunch specials include great Panini sandwiches and Famous Chili.

We have a huge assortment of winter outerwear from North Face, Patagonia, Columbia, Mountain Hardwear, Salomon, Hot Chilly’s, Terramar, Sporthill and Smartwool! All part of the “Let it Snow Sale”! Great sale prices on skis and boots too.

Ski early today!

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