NTN Grooming Report January 11, 2012

NTN Trail Report

Forestville: 1.11.12:  Holding off on grooming until tonight.  Trails holding strong from the warm temps. Snow is in the forecast.

Blueberry Ridge: 1.9.12 A complete groom and track was done on all trails on Jan 9th.  Looking forward to more snow very soon.

Valley Spur: 1.10.12. Touched up loops yesterday. Trails are in good condition now and we don’t plan to over work the snow in these warm temperatures.  Plan on good skiing on all trails and look for great skiing on outer loops as they will receive the least amount of skating.

Saux Head 1.7.12: Groomed and tracks set on all trails.  Excellent Skiing.

Fit Strip 1.5.12: Fit Strip has been groomed and tracks set on all trails.

Al Quaal: 1/9 – Teal Lake Trail – 1.5 k easy loop and 4k original loop groomed and tracked

1/9 – School Trail groomed and tracked 1/5 – Teal Lake 3.75 k Competition loop groomed and tracked

1/4/12 – Deer Lake and Olympic Trails groomed and tracked

Effective January 1, 2012
The Big Bay Pathway is closed until further notice due to extensive road plowing, logging and trucking along the trail system.
Saux Head Trails are packed and groomed. Stay tuned for alternate plans to the annual Honey Bear event. For more information about the NTN and the Big Bay Pathway, call Nikki, 235-6861.

Volunteer Opportunities: It is that time of year again the MGHS Noquemanon Ski Marathon is looking for volunteers.  Friday night Expo, Saturday race day and now Sunday morning opportunities are available. We are also looking for Trail Hosts at the pole barn during the week.  Shifts range from a couple hours to four.  Help sell day passes and keep the fire cozy. Call the office or return email at noquenetwork@gmail.com.

SISU Ski Fest!

January 14, 2012. “Finnish” in downtown Ironwood. Ski through historic mining areas, scenic bluffs, along the Montreal River and by the World’s Tallest Native American Statue. Commemorative SISU souvenirs for the first 500 races to sign up! Locally crafted age group awards. Traditional “Yooper” fare.

Online & Phone Registration Deadline is Midnight this Thursday, Jan 12, 2012