XC Ski Conditions 2/15 – Forbush Corner: Monday, Feb 13, 10 am, 30 deg. Great weekend. Thanks to all for your continued support of the Corner. Lots of snow in the forecast for this week!!! Should make for another good weekend of skiing.
Closed today thru Friday but open Saturday thru Monday (Presidents Day). Hours: 10 am till 5:30 pm.
Hanson Hills: February 15: First Kilometer of trail is a little icy, snow coverage gets better into the woods. Skating lanes freshly groomed.. Tracks are ok, marginal in spots.. need more snow!!
Atttention Volunteers and Cross Country Ski Racers!! According to the MI-CUP Micheway has cancelled the Wintersonnewende… However Hanson Hills will be holding “THE BACK UP RACE” a 12KM-15KM SKATE RACE in its place on Saturday February 18th.. This will count for MI-Cup Points!!
Saturday Feb 18th: The Back Up Race – 12KM-15KM Skate Race Reg 8am-9:30am $20 Race Starts at 10am.
Sunday Feb 19th: Hanson Hills Classic Race – 12KM Classic Race Reg 8am-9:30am $20 Race Starts at 10am. Interval Starts.
Hartwick Pines State Park: Guided snowshoe hikes, Saturday Feb.18, 10am & 1pm
XC Ski Headquarters: Ski Report Wednesday Feb 15, 2012
Trails groomed up very nicely yesterday. Snow pack is holding up very well. Groomer Greg snowcombed all the skating lanes on all the trails with great results. He also tried various ways of resetting the tracks with mixed results. By the end of the day we figured out how to Ginzu in new tracks on the Trapper’s Cabin and Tall Pines trails.
Greg will start grooming at 8AM this morning and will snowcomb the skating lanes on all the trails and Ginzu track set new tracks on the Wild Turkey, Rolling Hills, Mackinac Cut, Adventure, Trapper’s Cabin Trails. The trakcs on the Manitou Trail are skied in and still in good shape.
National Weather Service forecast:
Wednesday: Cloudy, with a high near 37. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday night: Snow likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday: Snow. High near 35. Calm wind becoming west between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday: Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night: Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Washington’s Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Monday Night: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday: A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 34.