Used Ginsu to cut and comb the long loop and the lollipop. Currently the skate skiing is good but the classic track is water and ice. If it freezes tonight be careful in the morning.
noon Saturday: campground is icy, icy, icy
Eagle Beach is groomed for skate and classic. Conditions are decent; there are some thin spots under the trees, but most of the track is in good condition with soft snow.
Glacier Highway is very slippery out the road. Be especially careful around Mile 22 / Shrine area where there is black ice.
Caution road very icy
Classic left alone
Trail icy at first
Much better further up
Raining 38 deg F
Fabulous classic tracks, include Troy Loop which has never been better. Skating very good as well. The hike up is via Trickster now, stay left, watch for downhill traffic from above. And enjoy!
US Forest Service hosts ice safety training and demonstration at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center by Capital City Fire and Rescue (CCRF) Saturday, January 9 from 1:30pm until 3pm.
Groomed this morning for skate ski. Classic track looks good. The snow was dry and in good shape for both skate and classic.