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1 Ski Lift 1 Jerry Jolly
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A great mix of beginner and expert ski trails. With the inclusion of the Jerry Jolly Trails there is about 25 km groomed for skating and classic. There is also an additional 15 km of classic only trails. With views of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands, this is a very scenic area to ski. There is a nice lodge which sells snacks and food as well as a ski patrol and small downhill area.
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Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Afternoon
Firsthand: Freestyle 
[ Good skis ]
Skate skied dog trail and Jolly loop. Nearly perfect skate deck, thanks groomers! Gorgeous day. Classic tracks looked great as well.
(Mark Miner)
Friday, January 31, 2020
Morning
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
This morning the classic tracks were reset on Northern Lights, Sugar Bush, and Oppedahl’s. They are all in excellent condition.
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(Holly Pierce)
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Afternoon
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
All the skate/classic trails were groomed this morning and the classic only trails were groomed Monday.
Photos:
(Holly Pierce)
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Morning
Firsthand: Classic 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
Absolutely fantastic ski at Mt. Ashwabay! Classic skiing (blue extra) on all trails today. Some tracks are fresh, some a day or two old, and all in great condition. Every trail was wide, firm, and clean. Does not get any better - this is the kind of ski I will dream of in July.
(Andy Goyke)
Monday, January 27, 2020
Morning
Firsthand: Classic 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
Classic trails recently groomed and in excellent condition. Track very firm. Sugar Bush Trail couldn’t have been much better!
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(Todd Schwendeman)
Friday, January 24, 2020
Afternoon
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: Most, Good skis ]
Good Day Skiers, it’s 32º and overcast with 4-5 inches of new snow this morning. Today we packed and set a track on Sugarbush and Oppedahl’s. We also groomed and set a track on Telford, Beginners Loop, lower Dog Road Entrance, Lower Seagull, most of Abbey Road, Anchor, Switch Back, Power Line, and Roller Coaster.
(Holly Pierce)
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Afternoon
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
50 some years ago Doc Telford and friends started Cross Country skiing at Mt. Ashwabay. Countless hours of trail work, contributions of hundreds of people, and lots of snow allows me today to take a picture of an almost perfect trail. Note the snow bank on the left. It may look perfect but it’s still a little on the soft side until we groom again. As of Tuesday night (after lots of work by many volunteers) all the trails except for Jolly, Skid Road, Deer Path, and Black Bear are groomed and tracked. Most will ski very well, some softer than others but we are getting just a little spoiled this year.
Photos:
(Holly Pierce)
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Evening
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
The 4 inches of fresh snow was groomed and tracked on the following trails: Anchor, Switchback, Roller coaster, Beginner loop, Seagull, Northern lights, Abbey road, and Jolly long.
(Holly Pierce)
Monday, January 13, 2020
Afternoon
Firsthand: Classic 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
Classic skied the Jolly Long trail for the first time this year. I was amazed to see that the trail has been widened. Kudos to all involved in the process of doing that widening. If you are a classic skier such as myself and have stayed away from Jolly Long the past seasons due to being tired of having branches, twigs, bushes and small trees brushing your legs, chest and face as you ski - you need to get out on this new trail. It is awesome. Lots of room for classic folks. The track was good today. A bit of fresh, powdery snow, but still a delight. Great conditions on the way out to Jolly Long on Sugarbush and coming back on Abbey Road. All in all, a great afternoon. Get out and enjoy.
(Dennis Weibel)
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Morning
Firsthand: Both 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
Got 3+ inches of new fluffy lake effect snow yesterday that covered a well groomed base. The tracks had been skied in and it made for gorgeous classic conditions. Skied the Jolly loop, up Opedahls Alley and back along Sugarbush and the top of Anchor. Skate deck was covered but the snow was so light that skis didn't get caught much and you could feel the firm base underneath. Amazing sunny day!
(Ketzel Levens)

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