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Vasaloppet Nordic Center Trails
Mora, MN
Trail Length: 15K  Maps: |
Groomed: Skating/Classical    Lighted: Yes Snowmaking: Yes
Contact: 320-679-2629    Weather: [ NWS ]  
Notes:   This trail system starts and ends at the Vasaloppet Nordic Ski Center, located on the north edge of town. The Nordic Center offers a waxing room, showers, and a sauna and is open throughout the season. 5K of lighted trail. Snowmaking operations.

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Saturday, February 9, 2019  posted: 2/9/2019 8:21:12 PM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  was a fun cold day for skiing at Mora for the Vasaloppet. They did a great job giving us a firm skate deck and well defined classic tracks. No giant hills - fun just rolling along.
(Scott Greymont)
Friday, February 8, 2019  posted: 2/8/2019 9:51:49 PM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  Firm base, but snow got slower as the temp dropped. Skis were really dragging by the end. These trails slap.
(Dalton Struck)
Tuesday, February 5, 2019  posted: 2/5/2019 4:02:55 PM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: Partial, B skis ]
  I drove up to Mora for some striding. They've made lots of snow and groomed and tracked many kilometers. There's lots of snow ready for final groom for the races this weekend. While the tracks and skate lanes were crusty, there was plenty of snow and no people. This place is a gem! Incredibly welcoming people and the Nordic center is phenomenal: interesting architecture, free sauna/shower, wax room with benches, irons, scrapers, brushes, and kick waxes. Support this place - it's a treasure.
(Tony Pellegrini)
Friday, February 1, 2019  posted: 2/1/2019 8:08:11 PM
Observation 
[ Trails Open: Most ]
  Our Vasaloppet Nordic Ski Center trails in Mora are in fabulous condition. Our snow farmers have been hauling and spreading manufactured snow since the first week of December. They now have covered 10 miles of trail with manufactured snow. We will likely have more kilometers of trail covered with manmade snow than anywhere in the country. They are firm, groomed and tracked daily and great fun. Last summer we added two new great hills and over a kilometer of new trail. We are looking forward to skiing our Moraloppet Ski for the Cause on Saturday. For the Vasaloppet on Saturday, February 9th the Vasa race will be three laps for 54K; the Classic race will be two laps for 42K, the Dala race will be two laps for 36K and the Bell Ringer will be 13K. Come and check them out and register for the Vasaloppet. On Sunday, February 10th we will have exciting Fat Tire, Skijoring, Spark Sled and Miniloppet races.
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(Terry Salmela)
Monday, January 21, 2019  posted: 1/21/2019 11:51:04 PM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  Very good conditions. 10 degrees, started snowing on my second lap. All the limited brown spots from the 1/12-13 weekend were gone. There were a ton of high school racers. I got a 10 minute head start on the boys and fortunately they did not catch me despite the fact that I was really dragging. Took a breather in the trail center and did the same thing - got a 10 minute head start on the girls and again they did not catch me but I cheated and skipped one of the branches that time. I used FastWax Teal LF. It was slow.
(Keith Carlson)

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