Snow and Trail Condition Updates
As of 2/5/22:
County trails are open with occasional closures.
Local trails should be nice and flat for Ladysmith Driftbusters Snowmobile Club Chili and Pulled Pork Feed on Saturday. All clubs have had groomers out. Trails are still thin so be careful for those early season hazards! WHY WON'T IT SNOW????
Hawkins Sno-Hawks (Hawkins): Groomer was out all day yesterday (2/3) and will be today to finish all our trails for this weekends brat feed for the Ladysmith drift busters
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:
On the East Side trails, skating conditions are good. The classic track was set a week ago and has held up well. Trails that are heavily wooded (especially pines & hemlocks) have some litter from Tuesday's breezes.
The West Side trails were groomed Thursday evening, conditions on the north half are very good. Excelsior Road (West Side) is in good condition - the snow cover on the east half mile of Excelsior Road is thin, but you can use your good skis the full length of Excelsior Road.
99% of the East Side trails are open and groomed for skating; more than 3/4 of the East Side trails are groomed for classic skiing. On the West Side, all the available trails are groomed for skating and classic skiing.
Read the important updates regarding the status of the west side trails. West Side logging was completed January 18th.
Ladysmith Area Trails report:
Sisters farm trail report. Jim groomed the skate lane on the East side and looks good. We did not have enough snow to redo the track on either side of the road. Dave groomed the west side trails for bikes and snowshoeing and should be excellent for fat bikes. Track needed to be skied in but should also be good. Enjoy!
-For more updates, check out the Ladysmith Area Trail Association Facebook page.
NICE WEATHER! Grab your gear and bring the whole family for an awesome winter adventure.
Grab a tube, have a seat, and glide down the one of 8 chutes.
It's here: The 2022 Shreddin' Cheddar all ages ski & snowboarding rail jam kicks off on Saturday March 5th.
Jam format with the top riders selected to battle in a head to head final to win the grand prize.
Competition start: Noon
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