It’s a gorgeous sunny day on the Gunflint Trail! Groomers were out this morning on both sides, so the trails should be at their best.
Dan at Golden Eagle was out measuring this morning and reports that we have an average of 13-15 1/2 inches of snow in the woods. The packed trail base seems to be coming in at between 4 – 5 1/2 inches.
Golden Eagle groomed this morning and reported conditions to be good on Upper Ridge Run with west end Lower Ridge Run fair; Upper Beaver Dam is good with some stubble still showing on those trails. Moose Pasture, Wolf Point, West End Logging Camp, Deer Mouse, Cross Fox, Red Pines, Moose Ridge, and Logging Camp on the north side of Flour Lake are in excellent shape.
On Saturday, Bearskin groomed Lower Beaver Dam, Summer Home Road, Campground, Lit Loop, and Ox Cart. Those trails have had good snow for the longest time and have been groomed the most often, so they are in great shape. Bear Cub was also groomed Saturday and is in good shape. Poplar Creek Trail was groomed this morning. Most of the trail is nice, but there is an area that is swampy during summer months that could still use more snow. As long as you expect that section, it doesn’t seem to be a problem.
Lots of skiers out there today and they all seem very, very happy to be out enjoying the snow.