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Grand Rapids, MN
3.5k
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Rated beginner/intermediate. Located behind the Grand Rapids high school. Maintained by Northern Lights Nordic Ski Club.
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Reports 1 to 10 of 12    Month: Feb | Jan | Dec
Monday, February 22, 2021
Morning
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, B skis ]
Groomed all loops and set a new track all around. Still some dirty spots. It might be good to hold off for today as temps forecast in the 40s. This is the best the trail has looked this year.
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(Rick Mcdonald)
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Afternoon
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, B skis ]
Groomed skate lane and reset track on 90% of the trail. There are several spots where the groomer pulled dirt to the surface. They are obvious and avoidable. The track is shallow in some spots.
(Rick Mcdonald)
Sunday, January 31, 2021
Morning
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, B skis ]
Groomed all loops and set new track. Still some dirt patches in a few places. Track is pretty good, but a little shallow in spots. We got about 3/4" of snow last night. It wasn't quite enough to cover everything up.
(Rick Mcdonald)
Friday, January 29, 2021
Afternoon
Firsthand: Both 
[ Trails Open: All, Rock skis ]
More dirt patches not easily avoided on downhills under pines. Skate line firm and fast. Tracks set.
(Catherine McLynn)
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Afternoon
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
Touched up the skate track today. Knocked down most of the crown on the center of the trail, so it is looking quite flat. Still 3 or 4 small sections with a little dirt, but easily avoidable.
(Jeff Love)
Sunday, January 24, 2021
Morning
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
All loops groomed and tracked this morning. Conditions are very good. Should be great skiing. Sunny and cold.
(Rick Mcdonald)
Friday, January 22, 2021
Afternoon
Firsthand: Freestyle 
[ Trails Open: All, B skis ]
Track well set and icy fast. Skate lane, too, is fast. It has not been recently groomed so there is still some ungroomed snow on the sides to get a good edge. Some sticks to flick off. Enjoyable skiing.
(Catherine McLynn)
Saturday, January 16, 2021
Morning
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, B skis ]
Just finished grooming and setting track. There are a few spots where dirt and leaves got pulled up they are easily seen and avoided. Decent track all around.
(Rick Mcdonald)
Friday, January 1, 2021
Afternoon
Firsthand: Classic 
[ Trails Open: All, B skis ]
Just got done skiing. The trail is in decent shape considering the light snow cover. The last bit of snow really helped, The trail is relatively flat, most of the dips and holes are filled in. There is some dirt and other debris that's been pulled up by the groomer. The track is good. There are just a few spots where the tracker bottomed out and there is a little dirt or grass showing. They are easily avoided.
(Rick Mcdonald)
Friday, January 1, 2021
Morning
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, Rock skis ]
Got out this morning to set track after dragging trail on Wednesday. Most of the trail looks really good. A few sections where the deer are feeding on acorns, or areas in the pines that see less snow have some leaves and dirt showing. The track is usable, but not great. We need more snow!
Photos:
(Jeff Love)

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