As of 3/21/22:
South of 8 is already CLOSED (3/14/22), remaining club trails will CLOSE for the season tonight (3/15/22). All clubs have a lot of work to do yet this Spring, pick up signs, brushing and groomer maintenance. If you enjoyed Rusk County this year please consider reaching out to a club and asking what you can do to help! There is a small number of people that do a huge amount of work for thousands of riders to enjoy and businesses to profit! Please join AND BE ACTIVE in a club.
-Please check the Ride Rusk page for confirmation on your trail routes and for updates on trail maintenance and grooming.
Cross Country Ski Trails
Blue Hills Trails report:
Spring Has Sprung - watch for freeze/thaw cycles that produce fast morning conditions after an overnight freeze. Sun exposed trails may have a fast crust until temps rise and the sun hits the trails. Try to catch the magic window between icy conditions and sun warmed sticky trails. It's time to switch to your 'B' skis - south facing hills have started developing some thin spots.
-Be sure to visit their website or Facebook page for more trail conditions.
Ladysmith Area Trails report:
-For more updates, check out the Ladysmith Area Trail Association Facebook page.
I absolutely positively do not want to let go of this season for the following reasons: It is not half as much fun to work here when the chalet isn't full of happy. I feel like I didn't have enough time to make all of the changes I wanted to make this season. I don't want to put my skis away for the season (yes me!!!!). The 2022/2023 Season is tentatively 250 long days away.
We live in Wisconsin which pretty much guarantees us at least one Spring snow dump after Mother Nature has abolished our snow base which means I will soon have to break the hearts of dozens of super optimistic snow enthusiasts with hopes of getting out there just one more time.
Most importantly, I am going to miss seeing you all every weekend. Whether you are a member of our amazing staff or one of our fabulous customers you are hard to let go of and I hope I get the chance to work with you and for you again. Thank you to everyone who was a part of this season in one way or another.
-Check out their website or Facebook page for more updates.