Grooming February 9, 2016

Written by John on February 9, 2016

Grooming February 9, 2016 Normal People’s Grooming Report:   

Please Join us in Big Bay for the annual Honey Bear Classic ski event on February 18. See details below in the WTL section.

Forestville:  Carlson groomed Animoosh and Noque to the bridge at 17k this morning. Then the clouds opened up. Heavy snow at 6:30 dictated we park the grooming equipment. Ski early or plan on using back country equipment. We will get back out and groom after this major snow event.

Saux

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Grooming February 8, 2016

Written by John on February 8, 2016

Grooming February 8, 2016 Normal People’s Grooming Report:   

Forestville:  Andy and Kirby are out grooming and re-track setting all trails inside the bridge at 17k. Today’s snow combined with falling temperatures will bring our snow back to an ideal texture on top of a hard surface. Enjoy.

Saux Head: All trails were groomed Saturday.

Big Bay Pathway: Big Bay Pathway trails are for classic skiing only. The Big Bay Pathway was groomed on 2/4. ALL trails are open including our crown jewel,

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Grooming February 7, 2016

Written by John on February 7, 2016

Grooming February 7, 2016 Normal People’s Grooming Report:   

Forestville:  Bombi Grooming Today! Expect race ready conditions on the Noque’ and Animoosh to Co Rd 510 and the Wagis.

Saux Head: All trails groomed yesterday morning.

Big Bay Pathway: Big Bay Pathway trails are for classic skiing only. The Big Bay Pathway was groomed on 2/4. ALL trails are open including our crown jewel, The Ridgeline. Please be careful on the down hill portion of The Ridgeline, it is long and fast. Given

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Grooming February 6, 2016

Written by John on February 6, 2016

Grooming February 6, 2016

Normal People’s Grooming Report:   

Forestville:  All trails west of Forestville are groomed and track set. Last night we groomed the Wagis and Noque all the way to Co Rd 510. This morning we finished with Animoosh and inner loops. The slush on the ponds was packed yesterday but needs to freeze before we can get the groomers down to the tourist park. The packing should allow it to freeze in a few days but this weekend looks

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Grooming January 31, 2016

Written by John on January 31, 2016

Grooming January 31, 2016

Normal People’s Grooming Report:   

Forestville:  Yesterday’s surprise thaw has transformed the snow. Temperatures fell below freezing and we sent the Bombi to Co Rd 510. Expect fabulous skiing on all trails west of Forestville.

Saux Head: It has been 10 days since we groomed at Saux Head. We have relocated the equipment and planned to roll yesterday but the thaw got in the way. Above freezing temperatures this afternoon will push this project to Monday at the earliest.

Big

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Grooming January 30, 2016

Written by John on January 30, 2016

Grooming January 30, 2016
Normal People’s Grooming Report:   

Forestville:  Thursday’s snow event caused an extensive grooming plan for this weekend. As of 1:30 am Andy and Carlson groomed with tracks: 14k to 510, Animoosh, Migizi and Bagwaji. We didn’t run down to the Tourist park because the ponds have water overflow so we need cold weather. Kirbybeill get Noque to 14k chuwagi bypass and mukwa on morning.

This morning at 6:30 Kirby reported he grooming and reset classic tracks on everything except Bagwagi

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Grooming January 29, 2016

Written by John on January 29, 2016

Grooming January 29, 2016
Normal People’s Grooming Report:   

Forestville: Yesterday’s surprise major snow event has Carlson out rolling first. Skate skiers will find soft trails and classic skiers will have to ski in their own tracks this morning.

Saux Head: It has been 10 days since we groomed at Saux Head. We are relocating equipment and staff following last weekend’s Noque and plan on grooming for the weekend.

Big Bay Pathway: Big Bay Pathway trails are for classic skiing only. The Big Bay

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Grooming January 28, 2016

Written by John on January 28, 2016

Grooming January 28, 2016
Normal People’s Grooming Report:   

Forestville: Another inch or two of new snow fell again yesterday. Groomers are out grooming and tracking to the tourist park as well as Noque/Animoosh to 17k. Then we will groom Bagwagi if time permits.

Saux Head: It has been 10 days since we groomed at Saux Head. We are relocating equipment and staff following last weekend’s Noque and plan on grooming for the weekend.

Big Bay Pathway: Big Bay Pathway trails are for classic

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Grooming January 9, 2016

Written by John on January 9, 2016

Grooming January 9, 2016

Please come to Down Wind Sports Demo Days Today!

Down Wind Sports of Marquette will have its annual Demo Day at the NTN Forestville Trailhead on Saturday Jan 9th from 9am to 3 pm. Jeff and his crew will have the latest Nordic ski equipment from Rossignol as well their full line of fat bikes to try. Even better, the NTN will waive the daily trail pass for non-members who try-out Down Wind’s equipment.

Normal People’s Grooming Report:   We did

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Grooming January 3, 2016

Written by John on January 3, 2016

Today’s report is brought to you by The Gottliebs & Lily.  As Trail Builders they gave an extra measure of financial support.  Without support from folks like Lily and the Gottliebs we would not enjoy the world class skiing we have come to expect.  So, if you see Lily, scratch her behind the ears and if the see the Gottliebs, say thanks.

Grooming January 3, 2016
Normal People’s Grooming Report:   One inch fresh snow fell by the lake and I expect more fell on the

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