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Cross Country Ski Conditions

Conditions Update Log: (newest info is on top)

2/4/2019: Melting is happening with sun and warm temps. You may be able to squeeze in a spring type ski today but there will be bare areas. Areas in the shade would be best bet. Continued warm temps this week will put us out of commision. We'll let you know when we are back up and running. THINK SNOW!

2/2/2019: Skiing was really nice at Oil Creek today and we had a fun crowd. The tracks are holding up well. We'll have another good day of skiing tomorrow but recommend skiing earlier rather than later. Come out and enjoy the balmy weather and ski while you can!

1/31/2019: Today at Oil Creek: Crisp air, blue skies, sparkling snow and good tracks. What more could a XC skier ask for? Conditions are holding up well. There is some light snow in the forecast for tomorrow. Temperatures will be pleasant. Looks like a couple promising days ahead. Hope to see you while there's still good skiing.

1/28/2019: The trails were nicely groomed Sunday and the skiing was very good Monday with just a few thin spots. We got a dusting of snow overnight with flurries in the forecast. Conditions should hold well through Saturday. Don't let the cold scare you. It is warm when you are skiing in the woods. Just dress appropriately. Please use the honor box for your trail fee during the week. Thanks!

1/27/2019: Yay! We got another 4" of snow overnight which will certainly help with the thin and icy spots. John will be out grooming and setting track again today. The skiing should be great! Don't miss it!

1/26/2019: In spite of the rain mid-week, the skiing was pretty darn good.John did an excellent job grooming. There are a few thin and icy spots but the wet spots are freezing up. Definitely a fun day today. With the flurries we are getting, tomorrow should prove to be another great day. Hope to see all you ski enthusiasts out there!

1/25/2019: Conditions are fair. There are still tracks and a 4" base with 2" of fresh powder on top. There are a few wet spots but you can easily ski around. Be cautious on the downhills which are a bit icy. Best conditions on top (blue trail and white connectors). John may possibly groom tomorrow to clean things up depending on the weather and forecast.

1/24/2019: The ground is still snow covered though we had a bunch of rain yesterday and last night. We got a dusting of snow so far today. The snow is very slushy and there is probably wet spots on the trails. Additional snow is in the forecast for today and tomorrow with colder temperatures which we hope will dry things out. We will have to wait and see what old man winter decides and go from there.

1/23/2019: We are experiencing freezing rain this morning. We'll have to wait to see what transpirers throughout the day and tomorrow. there is snow in the forecast for later this week. (let's hope its a lot) We'll keep you posted.

1/21/2019: There is great coverage and all the trails are groomed and track set. MLK Day should be superb! We are at the ski hut ticket booth on weekends and holidays (tomorrow) from 9-5 to sell ski trail passes. A day pass is $5 and season passes are $40. During the week you can use the Honor Pay Box at the ski area or go to the park office. We appreciate skiers filling out the envelopes so we know who paid and we also use the demographics in our yearly report. Thank you to all our new and faithful supporters. Happy Trails!

1/18/2019: Looks like we are finally going to get some real snow between now and Sunday. If we get the predicted 12", John plans on grooming the trails Sunday morning. Hopefully we will be in good shape for the MLK holiday. Stay tuned for updates! See you all soon!