Winter



Grooming April 17, 2018

April 17, 2018;    Late season schedule in effect.  The trail head building is now closed for the season.  Grooming will now be on an every-other-day schedule, weather permitting. SEASON ENDING PARTY RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 22!   See details below. Please send in pictures: Today’s picture looks to be the inside of a glass of milk.  However, if you squint and hold it to the light just right you can see knee deep powder with two sets of “spooned” turns.  By the end of the day the hill was shredded. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Continued snow yesterday and squalls this morning have

Grooming April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018;    Late season schedule in effect.  The trail head building is now closed for the season.  Grooming will now be on an every-other-day schedule, weather permitting. SEASON ENDING PARTY RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 22!  No party today. See details below. Please send in pictures: Forestville Real Grooming Report:  More snow forecast today so groomers are keeping powder dry until this afternoon or evening.  Then Doug will be taking the Bombi out to the pine plantation.   Saux Head:  No report today. Fit Strip: No report today. Big Bay Pathway:  No report today. Way Too Long Grooming Report: Wow! Was

Grooming April 15, 2018

April 15, 2018;    Late season schedule in effect.  The trail head building is now closed for the season.  Grooming will now be on an every-other-day schedule, weather permitting. SEASON ENDING PARTY RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 22!  No party today. See details below. Please send in pictures:  Today’s report is brought to you by Stephen, Lisa, Carol and Cary Gottlieb.  The Gottlieb/Gamber family, including Cary’s parents, have been great and long standing  supporters of the NTN.  Without their generosity and Cary’s leadership we would be a shadow of the organization you see today. Please keep those pictures coming.   Forestville Real Grooming

Grooming April 14, 2018

April 14, 2018;    Late season schedule in effect.  The trail head building is now closed for the season.  Grooming will now be on an every-other-day schedule, weather permitting. SEASON ENDING PARTY RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 22!  No party tomorrow. See details below. Please send in pictures:  (ed note, the caption came from the picture sender)  Picture of gals, token male; skiing on Easter Sunday…what we call Skieaster!!  Deb Laurie, Scott Hickman, Mary Connor, Jenny Ryan, and Amy Quinn! I should add, I did ask “Why no ears on the token male?” and was told he opted out.  I feel he is

Grooming April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018;    Late season schedule in effect.  The trail head building is now closed for the season.  Grooming will now be on an every-other-day schedule, weather permitting. Please send in pictures: Today’s report is brought to you by an Olympic ski jumper, a wild haired Trailhost and the Olympians mom on Animoosh.  Keep those pictures coming.   Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Bob is at the trail head and the plan is to groom and set track around the pine plantation on the Noque’ and Animoosh.  Skiing should be very good on the groomed trails.   Saux Head:  Groomed and

Grooming April 12, 2018

April 12, 2018;    Late season schedule in effect.  The trail head building is now closed for the season.  Grooming will now be on an every-other-day schedule, weather permitting. Please send in pictures: Today’s report is brought to you by Lily and the Gottlibs.  I know this is a re-run but who can’t enjoy a picture of a smiling dog?  Lily and the Gottlibs sponsor the Animoosh junction on the Noque’.  So, if you see Lily, pat her on the head and say thanks to the Gottliebs. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Yesterday’s groom and this morning’s light snow will make for

Grooming April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018;    Late season schedule in effect.  The trail head building is now closed for the season.  Grooming will now be on an every-other-day schedule, weather permitting. Please send in pictures: They can be of your K mark, your dog, your sitzmark or anything you feel appropriate for the grooming report. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Groomers cleaned up the skate lanes on the Noque and Animoosh to the bridge at 17k.  They also groomed the skate lanes on Bagwagi, Chiwagi by pass, Muckwa, Migizi and Zhing.  Skiing should be great again.  More below in the WTLGR. Saux Head:  Groomed

Grooming April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018;    Late season schedule in effect.  The trail head building is now closed for the season.  Grooming will now be on an every-other-day schedule, weather permitting. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  We are now in what foot ballers (not to be confused with American foot ball) call, extra time; rules are different and we don’t know when it will end.  The reports will be both sporadic and of questionable accuracy.  Of course they are always of questionable value but your feed back can help.   My favorite humanities professor used to make a point of the distinction between knowing

Grooming April 9, 2018

April 8, 2018;    Late season schedule in effect.  The trail head building is now closed for the season.  Grooming will be more limited. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Today Bob cleaned up the skate lanes on the high traffic areas of the Noque’, Animoosh and Chiwagi. Continued mid-winter weather will have all trails in great shape. The classic tracks from Friday night’s Bombi run are still in excellent shape.  Expect great skiing again today.   Remember, please send in your spring skiing pictures and we will run them here.  By the way, although the “caption that photo” contest was closed for

Grooming April 8, 2018

April 8, 2018;    We will staff the building through April 8th. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Today we are cleaning up the skate lanes on the high traffic areas of the Noque’, Animoosh and Chiwagi.  The classic tracks from Friday night’s Bombi run are still in excellent shape.  Expect great skiing again today.   Remember, please send in your spring skiing pictures and we will run them here.  By the way, although the “caption that photo” contest was closed for the Hart photo, Craig gets an honorable mention for his suggestion to admonish.  So, with apologies to Ayn Rand, his caption