Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Trails January 7, 2009

Talkeetna Area Nordic Trail Report

Date: Jan. 7, 2009

Time: 2:45 pm

Location: Talkeetna

Weather: Clear, calm, -25F

Snow Pack: 30”

Last Snowfall: Dec. 27, 2008; 3”

Fish Lake Multi-use Trail; 4K; Mile 9 Talkeetna Spur Rd.- Last groomed on 1/6/09. Skate and classical loops.

Ski Hill Nordic Trail; 2.5K; Mile 12 Talkeetna Spur Rd. (located west of the Spur Rd. 100 yds south of the overlook)- Groomed on 12/28/08 for skate skiing only.

Talkeetna Lakes Park; Comsat Rd. , Talkeetna: Severe overflow conditions have prevented grooming on the lakes. Watch for future reports as local volunteers snowshoe, then groom classical trails.

Comments: Severe cold and high winds have hampered grooming efforts over the past week and a half. We look forward to warmer and longer days, and a bit more snow.

Submitted By: C. Mannix, Denali Nordic Ski Club, Inc.

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