Trail Reports



Grooming March 28, 2018

March 28, 2018;   Thank you Trail Builders: Your Picture Here.  Spring brings us to the “Last Ski Of The Season” contest.  Winners are not only the actual last documented ski of the season but are also fun pictures showing the great spring skiing.  I should add, I fear I have missed some of our trail builders.  If we have missed your k mark, please let us know and we will get it posted.  I fear I don’t have a picture of all k marks. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Overnight freezing temperatures allowed groomers to scratch the skate lanes on

Grooming March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018;   Thank you Trail Builders: Today’s report is brought to you by   Daniel and Constance Arnold. They sponsor the   10k  mark on the Noque’.  Without such contribution we would not be able to enjoy the great skiing we have come to expect.  So, if you see them, please say thanks. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Warm overnight temperatures kept the grooming fleet parked.  Fog and overcast will likely keep trails from getting too soft of slow.  Tonight the snow pack should freeze solid making tomorrow’s 50f with clear skies potentially ideal skiing provided you get the timing right. 

Grooming March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018;   Thank you Trail Builders: Today’s report is brought to you by  Mark Stevens. He sponsors the 6k        mark on the Noque’.  Without such contribution we would not be able to enjoy the great skiing we have come to expect.  So, if you see them, please say thanks. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Bob is cleaning the skate lanes on all trails between the trail head and the pine plantation. This means he will groom Bagwagi and Chiwagi (by pass)!  I have not been on the trails all week so would appreciate some first hand

Grooming March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018;   Thank you Trail Builders: Today’s report is brought to you by  Bud and Marilyn Hart. They sponsor the 15k mark on the Noque’.  Without such contribution we would not be able to enjoy the great skiing we have come to expect.  So, if you see them, please say thanks. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Bob went out last night and cleaned the skate lanes on Animoosh/Noque’ to the pine plantation as well as Chiwagi via the hill by pass. I have not been on the trails all week so would appreciate some first hand comments to pass

Grooming March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018;   Thank you Trail Builders: Today’s report is brought to you by  Ron Thorley and Superior Express Care. They sponsor the 19k mark on the Noque’.  Without such contribution we would not be able to enjoy the great skiing we have come to expect.  So, if you see them, please say thanks. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Groomers are out cleaning the skate lanes on Animoosh/Noque’ to the pine plantation as well as Chiwagi via the hill by pass.   As the season winds down there is still some of the best skiing of the year.  However, we

Grooming March 20, 2018

March 20, 2018;   Thank you Trail Builders: Today’s report is brought to you by   the Grosvenor Family . They sponsor the  Grand Central Junction on the Noque’.  Without such contribution we would not be able to enjoy the great skiing we have come to expect.  So, if you see them, please say thanks. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Groomers are out cleaning the skate lanes on Animoosh/Noque’ to the pine plantation as well as Chiwagi via the hill by pass. In addition Bob will groom Migizi, Bagwaji and the inside loops near the trail head.  Weather looks great all week. 

Grooming March 19, 2018

March 19, 2018;   Thank you Trail Builders: Today’s report is brought to you by   Upper Peninsula Periodontics, P.C.  They sponsor the  8k mark on the Noque’.  Without such contribution we would not be able to enjoy the great skiing we have come to expect.  So, if you see them, please say thanks. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Kirby is out with the Gator and the 108 Ginzu making a double pass on the skate lanes up to 17k of the Noque’ and Animoosh. In addition, he will groom the Chiwagi via by pass. This week looks to mean more mid-winter

Grooming March 17, 2018

March 17, 2018;   Thank you Trail Builders: Today’s report is brought to you by Timothy and Jennifer Neuschwander. Timothy and Jennifer  sponsor the 17k mark on the Noque’.  Without the contribution from folks like Timothy and Jennifer we would not be able to enjoy the great skiing we have come to expect.  So, if you see them, please say thanks. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Doug did groom all trails from Forestville to Co Rd 510 with the Bombi.  Expect race ready skate and classic conditions today!  The weather looks spectacular.  Enjoy!   SPECIAL NOTE TO SKIERS; Gookookoo, Papasay and

Grooming March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018;   Thank you Trail Builders: Today’s report is brought to you by Jim and Betty Steward.  Jim and Betty  sponsor the 18k mark on the Noque’.  Without the contribution from folks like Jim and Betty we would not be able to enjoy the great skiing we have come to expect.  So, if you see them, please say thanks. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Bob cleaned the skate lanes on high traffic areas of the Noque/Animoosh to the pine plantation and Chiwagi by-pass.  Yesterday they did groom and track set Bagwagi and the hills on Chiwagi.   Tomorrow night

Grooming March 15, 2018

Thank You Members: Today’s report is coming at you from the NTN office as Sondo is on the road (at least that’s what we’ve been told). Since we are in charge of today’s report, we thought it would be a great opportunity to thank each and every one of you for supporting our mission   to develop and maintain an interconnected, year-round, non-motorized land and water trail network in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It’s a big mission that has been moving forward through the passion and commitment of our extended trails community. If you aren’t already a member, and are enjoying the