The entry below is for Big Mountain Pass/SR-65.
Groomed for skate to the first switchback. Classic set to the implement area and looks stellar. Should be “just right” mid-morning. Caution advised at the mild crest several hundred yards from the gate. Otherwise, lots of snow up there. Check … Continued
65 was given a fresh combing from the gate to the bathroom, 1.5 miles up the road, on Thursday afternoon. Hard refreeze overnight, so if not many users were on it Thursday evening as it was firming up, skiing should … Continued
Skate and classic skied very nicely Friday morning from the gate to the bathroom, thanks to a huge effort Thursday and a touch-up Friday morning. Moose cow and calf on track. Do NOT approach them. It has been a hard … Continued
Two snowmobiles and two ATV’s with tracks were used in a seven hour session to work the historic snow pack today. Classic set to the restroom and is skiing well. Groomed for skate to the first switchback. Skied it and … Continued
Friday afternoon and night four of us put in a total of 18 grooming hours on 65. Several feet of wet, heavy snow has piled up since the previous groom on Tuesday. After those 18 hours, we have 1.5 miles … Continued
It has never taken two grooms to get to the first switchback. The amount of snow yesterday was the most ever down low and very difficult to manage. Early this morning, the skate lane was improved and classic set to … Continued
We thought it would be a nice simple groom today. Sunday night storm added 20 inches or so! Very challenging conditions! Groomed for skate to the restrooms. It is a rough skate track. Hope to improve the quality tomorrow morning. … Continued
Party on, Garth! Well yeah, there might be some more groomed track. Stay tuned.
Groomed to Big Mountain pass for skate and classic. It was unseasonably cold in the morning with few folks out. The boiler plate skate lane, even down low, couldn’t be penetrated significantly even using full teeth. However, it groomed nicely … Continued