Conditions

April 3rd.

April 3, 2016

March came. The snow left. The equipment has all been put away.  And we are looking at a winter snowstorm with snow predicted next weekend as well… The lodge has 4 inches with 6 inches in drifts. The ground is wet underneath. We will not be out grooming.  If, by chance, we got a bunch

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Spring Fling

March 4, 2016

If this is the end of winter, we are going out with a bang…it’s a party. We did get that one inch or so courtesy of Mother Nature and our friends from Buffalo. There will be some sliding around in the mode of true “SPRING” sking. Rock skies only.  Hot Dogs at the lodge patio

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Report from Buffalo National Weather Service.

March 3, 2016

“This will bring the likelihood of snow to western and southern New York and up to two inches of snow is possible, the higher amounts along the ny/pa state line. ” I cannot remember them being this specific about the area of the Lodge. As of now, the trails are brutal. Ice with an inch+

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Sunday-still sking…

February 28, 2016

  Here is the Schoolyard today.  Yesterday was Wildcat picture day. We cannot say enough about this wonderful program with 90 kids, 20 volunteer instructors, plus active parents.  It is not just about the cross country skills  shared.  Where there is laughter and pure joy, respect, the love of the outdoors, learning “I can do this!”,

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Held the woods.

February 25, 2016

The fields got wasted, except along the pines which lead to the woods. This morning you could still put skis on and get into the woods which were covered white with snow.  Two to three inches of fresh snow has fallen. The lake effect bands have set up and the forecast is for a total

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T minus 1 day.

February 24, 2016

Wednesday’s prediction is something close to 50 with the r word…followed by colder and snow.   If we can escape with scattered something,  the base might hold. There was no grooming Sunday till now intentionally because we want to drive the cold deep into the pack and the ground underneath.  Takes more energy to erode

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Sunday February 21st

February 21, 2016

           The Wildcat Dash. Great Event! Great Day! Thanks have to go out to Ned, Sharon, Melanie, Tom, all the other volunteers and an honerable mention to Curt who raised the bar on sports announcing to a new low. Good Job! We saw a couple of 50+ sunny days and have held the

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Still have good snow.

February 20, 2016

We are race ready, conditions will slow down at temps rise.  Going to be a fun day.  Other side open now. Lodge side opens following the 12:30 7.5 k start.            Good ski day!


Heard Yesterday.

February 19, 2016

“Beautiful Day!”  “Great Trails” “Perfection” “I skied twenty miles” A skier from central Pennsylvania-” this is my first time on snow all year. ” And lastly, I know of no way to top this…