Lower Loop has fresh snow and sun; lovely for ski touring but not for skate or skinny skis. Some open spots; be careful after dark.
The meadow got a few fresh inches of snow this weekend and is very skiable, skate or classic no track.
We ran a groomer around the lower loop this afternoon and had the packer bar on it. I’m not gonna say it came out great, but it should provide some fun earlier season skiing. Lets hope the rain doesn’t wash it out and the cold that comes in after locks in a great base! We won;t get on it again until the rain departs and the trails drains and freezes.
Only rain at Eagle Beach today.
Conditions very good considering. No classic track but skate is ready to go. Get out there before it rains much. A wet, new inch has it set up nicely right now.
Scott packed Montana Creek this morning. He could only get the roller to the bottom of the first big hill, not enough space to get it across the bridge. But the trail is machine packed all the way to the end. He was able to just barely get the machine around the mudslide area, so be careful there. Watch for rocks due to the thin snow cover. A 4-wheeler went up the trail last night so it was hard to groom over the ruts. Conditions are rough but skiable for skate and classic. No classic track is set, but many classic skiers have already been on the trail and you can ski in their tracks.
Eagle beach received only 2 more inches of snow this morning. The campground and trails were rolled and packed but no classic track was set. More snow is needed to set the track. The back loop of the campground still has some very thin spots and was not rolled this morning. The main parking lot has been plowed.