Updated: 03/11/2014 6:05 PM
Created: 12/18/2013 5:14 PM WDIO.com
Central Gunflint Ski Trail Conditions on 3-11-14 as reported by Golden Eagle Lodge.
New Snow Last 24 hours: 0”
New Snow Last 7 days: 1”
Trail Base, Staked: Average 15”
Snow in Woods, Staked: Average 27” - 30”
Groomed with classic tracks: 70 K
Groomed for skating: 55 K
Surface Conditions: Old snow, tilled
Last grooming day: 3-11-14
Snowshoe trail: Open
Total snowfall since Nov. 1: 90.25”
We are now beginning to deal with spring conditions; please keep in mind that trail conditions change daily as temperatures rise and fall. Many trails have been tilled and the rest will be, and continue to be, as the week progresses. Surface conditions vary depending on the time of day and the temperature; however, conditions are still very good for both classic and skate skiing. Best conditions will be in the morning and early afternoon. Please contact Golden Eagle Lodge or Bearskin Lodge for the most updated conditions on each trail or route. Central Gunflint Ski Pass Required.
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