3.5.2015 Not much new to say — this snow isn’t going anywhere soon

Beaver Dam Trail 3.4.2015  Baumanns

Beaver Dam Trail on March 4. Photo from the Baumann family.

No news in March is good news on the Central Gunflint Ski Trails. It snows, we groom, it snows again, we groom again.   Nothing has changed significantly, other than that we get more snow every few days.

We’ve had some years where the snow melted during the first week of March.  You can safely believe that melting is not an issue for Bearskin at this time.  We had -28 degrees this morning.  It should warm up this weekend a bit, but it’s still unquestionably winter up here. This will be a fantastic weekend to be here skiing, perhaps perfect — fresh snow, warmer temps, and a nice forecast.

Don’t forget, Bearskin serves soup and chili in the lodge every weekend.  Plan a lunch date in with your ski trip!  Or stop in at either lodge for a big cup of hot chocolate — tastes great after a day out on our beautiful trails.

Here are the latest numbers from the Baumann family:

Central Gunflint Ski Trail Conditions on 3-4-15

New Snow Last 24 hours:  2.63”

New Snow Last 7 days:  2.63”

Trail Base, Staked:  13.5” average

Snow in Woods, Staked:  Low 24”  /  High 28”

Groomed with classic tracks:  70 K

Groomed for skating: 53.4 K

Surface Conditions:  Fresh Packed Powder

Last grooming day:  3-4-15

Snowshoe trails:  Open

Total snowfall since Nov. 1:  72.50”

Comments:  We received a little over 2.5” of fresh snow yesterday; all trails have been freshly groomed again today, March 4th. Beautiful “March” weather is expected in the upcoming days and through the weekend with temperatures in the mid to upper 20’s – what wonderful conditions to spend your time outside skiing! Trail conditions are still fantastic, both for skate skiing and classic skiing!

Please contact Bearskin Lodge (1-800-338-4170) or Golden Eagle Lodge (1-800-346-2203) for specific conditions and grooming information on each trail or route. Central Gunflint Ski Pass required

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