Cross Country Ski Report – Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012

How things change! The storm has tracked in our favor! You know it a good sign when you get an email like this:

“Hey Bob,

It’s looking good for you to get a nice blanket of snow Thursday / Friday! Happy Trails To You! (couldn’t resist)


-Paul Gross 
WDIV-TV Meteorologist, Executive Producer of Weather, and author of 
‘Extreme Michigan Weather: The Wild World of the Great Lakes State’ 

We are now forecast to received upwards of 11 to 18 inches of snow!

The groomer crew will be very busy tomorrow and Friday packing and grooming. All should be ready for a great X-C Skiing Weekend and Christmas Holiday!

Here is the latest forecast:

Thursday, Dec 20
Updated: Dec 19, 2012, 6:08am EST
33°FHigh Snow / Wind – Chance of snow: 100% Wind:E at 19 mph. Periods of snow and windy. Temps nearly steady in the low to mid 30s. Winds E at 15 to 25 mph. Snow accumulating 5 to 8 inches.
Thursday Night
26°Low Snow / Wind – Chance of snow: 100% Wind: N at 20 mph. Periods of snow and windy. Low 26F. Winds N at 20 to 30 mph. Snow accumulating 6 to 10 inches.

Friday, Dec 21
Windy with snow. 28°FHigh – Snow / Wind – Chance of snow: 100% – -Wind: NNW at 23 mph

Snow Depth in Woods: 0-1 inches

Packed Snow Depth on Trails: 0-2

Ice, Glaze, Barespots: The ground is frozen and there are parts of the trails still with snow!

The Stone Turtle Day Lodge is stocking up on Stone House bread! Starting tomorrow we will be serving Stone House bread rolls with our Famous Chili, and all our Turkey, Veggie Chipotle, Ham and Tuna Paninis will be served on a variety of locally baked Stone House bread!

The “Let it Snow” sale continues! Great sale prices on Ski Packages and active winter clothing. 20% – 30% off (list price) race gear and at least 15% off all waxes. Free Shipping for on line ski package orders.

Winter starts tonight!
Lynne, Bob, Fran, Stu, Mariah, Brian, Michele, Sara, Abby, Hope, Bob and the rest of the crew