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Andes Tower Hill Ski Area
Kensington, MN
Trail Length: 20km  Maps: |
Groomed: Skating/Classical    Lighted: Yes Snowmaking: No
Contact: 320-965-2455    Weather: [ NWS ]  
Notes:   Nice variety of terrain on mostly wooded trails adjacent to commercial ski area. Both classical and skating tracks. On some Saturdays, breakfast is served at a warming house halfway down the trail--call for availability. 1.5km lighted.

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Sunday, February 10, 2019  posted: 2/10/2019 1:25:19 PM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  First time out since Wednesday and I found 1-2 inches of new powder over recently groomed trails. Skate deck underneath was moderately firm, and chopped-up in a few places that I suspect was from soft conditions the previous days. All-in-all pretty good but slow. Did some double-pole drills in the tracks that were filling in, but once skied-in were not too bad. Snowed the entire time I was skiing, 10:30-12.
(Keith Brugger)
Wednesday, February 6, 2019  posted: 2/6/2019 5:29:56 PM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  We started skiing at 3:00. Skate deck had about one inch of new powder and growing over a firm base, icy underneath in spots but no problems setting an edge. Single digits above but still reasonably fast. I wasn't feeling too good so our skiing was limited to the west side of the main trail and the shortcuts. Tracks are buried, but someone skied in a couple of k's. Snowing lightly the whole time out, and on my drive home.
(Keith Brugger)
Sunday, February 3, 2019  posted: 2/3/2019 1:11:23 PM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  Skied many of the newly groomed trails this morning. Skate deck has firmed-up and several sections are in best condition of the season so far. Fast skating on the main trails. Deep Woods is ok, but still a little soft. Classical tracks are well-defined. Terrific skiing today, and as I left quite a few skiers out there.
(Keith Brugger)
Saturday, February 2, 2019  posted: 2/4/2019 1:11:44 PM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: All, B skis ]
  All trails are good to go. There are some soft portions and some areas where the snow is packed and was pretty fast. As the temp warmed up the snow got faster. Finland and Deep Woods both were pretty well groomed with some very soft areas.
(Dalton Struck)
Saturday, February 2, 2019  posted: 2/2/2019 1:58:44 PM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  Trails, skate deck firmer than yesterday. Somewhat slow at the start of my ski as the snow had not warmed up yet, and I had waxed warmer. Two hour later conditions were faster when the temperature climbed into the 20s and farther into my wax range. Classic tracks in very good shape too. More skiers than usual today.
(Keith Brugger)

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