Trail Reports



Grooming March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017; grooming report Real Grooming Report Forestville:  Groomers remained parked following last night’s freezing rain. Above freezing day time temperatures will soften trails by mid morning and good skiing will continue through the day. Saux Head: Grooming is done as needed but at least weekly at Saux Head Fit Strip Trails: Fit strip groomed and tracked as needed but at least weekly. Big Bay Trails: Grooming is done weekly at Big Bay for Classic only. Snow Bike Trails: Snow bike enthusiast are encouraged to visit the Face Book page dedicated to snow bike trails. Conditions vary from day

Grooming March 23, 2017

March 23, 2017; grooming report Real Grooming Report Forestville:  Groomers are out with the Ginzu equipment again today cleaning up the skate lanes inside 14k. Classic tracks will be left as is from the weekend as the old hard surface will not allow a re-set. As explained yesterday, our grooming efforts are being adjusted. Groomers are now focused on the trails inside the 14k mark. That leaves a great many “k” of great skiing. On the weekends we will work on additional “K” up to or even beyond 17k. Saux Head: Grooming is done as needed but at least weekly

Grooming March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017; grooming report Real Grooming Report Forestville:  Groomers are out with the Ginzu equipment again today cleaning up the skate lanes inside 14k. Classic tracks will be left as is from the weekend as the old hard surface will not allow a re-set. As the season winds down, our grooming efforts are being adjusted. Groomers are now focused on the trails inside the 14k mark. That leaves a great many “k” of great skiing. On the weekends we will work on additional “K” up to or even beyond 17k. Saux Head: Grooming is done as needed but at

Grooming March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017; grooming report Real Grooming Report Forestville:  Groomers are out with the Ginzu equipment cleaning up the skate lanes inside 14k. Classic tracks will be left as is from the weekend as the old hard surface will not allow a re-set. Saux Head: Grooming is done as needed but at least weekly at Saux Head Fit Strip Trails: Fit strip groomed and tracked as needed but at least weekly. Big Bay Trails: Grooming is done weekly at Big Bay for Classic only. Snow Bike Trails: Snow bike enthusiast are encouraged to visit the Face Book page dedicated to

Grooming March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017; grooming report Real Grooming Report Forestville:  Too much moisture in the snow to groom today. Trails should still be quite nice except for the potential bare spots; especially in open areas such as the power lines or ever green areas such as the hemlock groves near 16k. Please watch out for soft trails. If the base is too soft to support your skis, it is best to stop skiing to avoid icy ruts when things cool off tonight. Saux Head: Grooming is done as needed but at least weekly at Saux Head Fit Strip Trails: Fit strip

Grooming March 18, 2017

March 18, 2017; grooming report Please come to today’s Skijor Demo Day! Bring your dog and skis. The nice skijor folks will have everything you need to try out this great sport. Real Grooming Report Forestville:  BOMBI GROOMING! Doug ran the Bombi all the way to Co Rd 510. Expect race ready conditions skate and classic skiing on the Noque’, Animoosh and Bagwagi. Saux Head: Tim did groom and track set Thursday. It is as good as it gets.  Grooming is done as needed but at least weekly at Saux Head Fit Strip Trails: Fit strip groomed and tracked as

Grooming March 17, 2017

March 17, 2017; grooming report Real Grooming Report Forestville:  Groomers cleaned up the skate lanes to 17k. Classic tracks from Wednesday still were in good shape. The power lines at 11k (1 k west of trail head; AKA, the “Doctor’s Parking Lot”) are almost bare but the rest of the trail is completely covered. Saux Head: Tim did groom and track set yesterday. It is as good as it gets. He said if he had one of these new-fangled phones he would send me a picture. Given the forecast, Saux Head may have seen its last groom. You had better

Grooming March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017; grooming report Real Grooming Report Forestville: Groomers cleaned up the skate lanes to 17k. Classic tracks from yesterday still were in good shape. Saux Head: Tim plans to groom and track set today before it gets warm. Grooming is done as needed but at least weekly at Saux Head Fit Strip Trails: Fit strip groomed and tracked as needed but at least weekly. Big Bay Trails: Grooming is done weekly at Big Bay for Classic only. Snow Bike Trails: Snow bike enthusiast are encouraged to visit the Face Book page dedicated to snow bike trails. Conditions vary

Grooming March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017; grooming report Real Grooming Report Forestville: Three inches of fresh fluffy powder has been groomed with fresh classic tracks on all trails inside 17k. Saux Head: Grooming is done as needed but at least weekly at Saux Head Fit Strip Trails: Fit strip groomed and tracked as needed but at least weekly. Big Bay Trails: Grooming is done weekly at Big Bay for Classic only. Snow Bike Trails: Snow bike enthusiast are encouraged to visit the Face Book page dedicated to snow bike trails. Conditions vary from day to day and grooming is not a daily event.

Grooming March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017; grooming report Real Grooming Report Forestville: Groomers cleaned up the skate lanes on all trails inside 17k. There is about half an inch of new snow at press time but it is still snowing. After grooming the skate lanes there may be enough fresh snow to reset some classic tracks. Saux Head: All trails groomed Friday but no classic tracks could be set due to hard old snow. The Wilson Creek section has an ice base under an inch of groomed snow and a couple of bare spots on the steep downhills and along the west ridge