Grooming April 19, 2014

Grooming Report April 19, 2014

Groomers were out in the wee hours of the morning.  Temperatures in the late evening were too warm to Ginzu so Rich took the roller out on Bagwagi and Gookookoo.  At midnight things had set up and Ginzu grooming started.  Now, if you really want to understand the next section, you may need to refer to one of the maps.  He Groomed Gkookoo – Bagwagi to 14k, then up Animoosh to the Pines, back via Noque to 13 km, Animoosh back to FV.  Then he made another loop on Gkookoo, then out Bagwagi again to second cutoff, almost to 14 km.  At that point a mechanical failure provided an opportunity for Rich to enjoy a stroll in the woods.  So, some of the trails will only have a single pass with the Ginzu.  In short, lots of the trails have been groomed and skiing should be very good today.

Tonight’s rain may spell the beginning of sox drawer organizing season.  It is a narrow window so don’t miss it.

DON’T MISS THE NTN/BLACKROCKS DIRT BALL APRIL 26! A Celebration of Trails, Marquette Style.

  • 9:00      A.M. Trail Work Bee
    • Festivities       begin and end at South Trails Parking Lot on Co Rd 553/Division Area.
  • 12:00      Noon Casual Mountain Bike Ride
    • Following       fun with pick and shovel, participants will partake in a Casual Mountain       Bike Ride.  Ride will begin and end at the South Trails Parking lot       on Co Rd 553. There is a weather dependent aspect to the ride.  If there       is too much fresh snow, revelers may wish to ski.
  • 4:00      P.M. – 8:00 P.M. NTN/Blackrocks “DIRTBALL”
    • Following       the dirty part of the Dirt Ball, roisterers will repair to Blackrocks       Cannery at 950 W. Washington Street for a gala event including       merrymaking, live music, food from Boarder Grill Raffle prizes and       conviviality for all.
    • Tickets       are $25 and may be purchased at all local bike shops or at the NTN office
    • All       proceeds go towards trail development!

I trust we will see you all there.