Groomed for skate and classic to the first switchback. Winter finally looks like winter, with 4″ at the gate and 14″ at the switchback. It was light and cold smoke, so despite lots of packing with the snowmobiles before grooming, it will likely be soft. Hopefully, the hard freeze firms it up. Caution still advised in the first mile or so, especially if skate skiing, Don’t go all Klæbo and you’ll be fine. Get up there and savor the canyon.