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

Grooming April 7, 2018

April 7, 2018;    We will staff the building through April 8th. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Last night Doug ran the Bombi out Bagwagi via Migezi to co rd 510 and returned via the Noque’.  Animoosh, Chiwagi will be Ginzu groomed. Expect fabulous skiing 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 reads, “Whatever you do, don’t shrug!!!”.   SPECIAL

Grooming April 6, 2018

April 6, 2018;    We will staff the building through April 8th. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Bob cleaned the skate lanes on all trails inside the pine plantation except for the hills on Chiwagi.  However, the second up hill on Chiwagi is groomed and you can ski this excellent climb by taking the second cut off of Bagwagi.  Skiing will be excellent again today!   A Bombi groom to co rd 510 is scheduled for Friday night so plan on race ready conditions for the weekend.  More on spring plans in the WTLGR below.   Remember, please send in your spring

Grooming April 5, 2018

April 5, 2018;    We will staff the building through April 8th. Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Bob is cleaning the skate lanes on all trails inside the pine plantation except for the hills on Chiwagi.  skiing will be excellent today!   A Bombi groom to co rd 510 is scheduled for Friday night so plan on race ready conditions for the weekend.  More on spring plans in the WTLGR below.   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

Grooming April 4, 2018

April 4, 2018;    We will staff the building through April 8th. And the winner is?… None of the above.  The vast majority of the readership felt staff should quit wasting time on such nonsense and focus on an accurate report.  More below in the WTLR. Remember, it is the season for you to send in pictures to win the 2018 Last Ski of the Season contest.  We will run them here.   Forestville Real Grooming Report:  Bob is grooming and track setting all trails inside the pine plantation except for the hills on Chiwagi.  It will be excellent!   SPECIAL

Grooming April 3, 2018

April 3, 2018:    We will staff the building through April 8th. Today’s report is brought to you by Bud and Marilyn Hart.  Bud and Marilyn sponsor the 15k mark on the Noque’.  Without folks like them we would not have the great skiing we have come to expect. As you may have noticed, this is not the same picture used earlier in the season.  Staff in the Grooming Report Writer’s Guild spent a good deal of time working on the photo’s caption.  In fact, some team members spent some unproductive time on a little contest and you are being asked

Grooming April 2, 2018

April 2, 2018;    We will staff the building through April 8th. Remember, it is the season for you to send in pictures to win the 2018 Last Ski of the Season contest.  We will run them here. Members of NTN: Join us as we celebrate our Winter Staff and Volunteers:   Sunday April 15th from 1:00-3:00 PM. Forestville Trailhead   NTN will provide hamburgers, brats and hotdogs grilled by a famous local chef Geno Angeli. Soft drinks, buns and condiments will also be provided.   Bring a dish to pass and adult beverage (if desired)   Get to know the