February 13, 2021
Happy Presidents Weekend! The next couple of days should be snowy, which is amazing for the base and for opening up the last bit of trails on the East Side. Last night, all open trails were groomed, including the Bench Area, the West Side, and the East Side. Mike’s Mile is still closed due to […]
February 12, 2021
The snow dances have worked! The snow is coming down this morning and is expected to continue throughout the day. Ruthies Run was groomed early this morning and everything else was groomed last night. Mike’s Mile remains closed due to avalanche debris and now avalanche risk. See message below from the Crested Butte Avalanche Center. […]
February 11, 2021
Blue skies with clouds around the skyline this morning. Mike’s Miles is closed due to avalanche danger. Everything was groomed yesterday evening between 5pm and 10pm. Since then a very light dusting of snow has fallen. Use PS6 for glide, V30 for kick, and have fun out there!
February 10, 2021
It’s a snowy morning out there! Mike’s Miles is closed due to avalanche danger. Pooches Paradise between Kapushion Alley and the intersection with Beaver Trail is closed due to flooding. Dog skiers will have to start at the Gronk. Skiers without dogs can use Powerline trail to access Red Lady Loop. Most of the trails […]
February 9, 2021
Half of Magic Meadows, Pooch’s, and Beaver Trail were groomed on the West Side. The East Side minus Rudy’s Rollers, Ditch trail and Skyland got a swipe as well. Ruthie’s is was ungroomed overnight but, these trails should beholding up fairly well as we’ve had no new snow since Friday and decently cold temperatures. The […]
February 8, 2021
Thank you for coming to the Alley Loop everyone! We had a blast. It was hectic and crazy here at the Nordic Center so thanks for bearing with us, but we did it! We pulled off another Alley Loop in a pandemic, kept people safe, and still managed to have a lot fun while we […]
February 6, 2021
Today’s wax call is as follows: GLIDE BASE: Rode Violet (R30) (14°-27° snow temp) Top Coat: Holmenkol Liquid Ultra Mix Blue ( -4° – 18° snow temp) KICK Swix V30 The cat drivers have been working really hard in preparation for the Alley Loop Race and haven’t gotten to the fresh snow on the […]
February 5, 2021
Welcome to another beautiful, snowy day in the Shire. Last night we groomed the Westside, the Eastside, the Bench, and Elk Avenue. Elk Avenue? That can only mean one thing- it’s Alley Loop Weekend! The races will start at 7am tomorrow, and go until about 2 or 3pm. At that point we will open up […]
February 4, 2021
It snowed!! The groomers are heading out this morning to slurp up this rich and thick vanilla shake. Just like you and your driveway, they will need a little time this morning to get things packed out. Things are shaping up nicely for the Alley Loop and the weekend, but expect soft conditions today. And […]
February 3, 2021
Today there is a smattering of fresh grooming. Red Lady Loop received a swipe overnight along with Mike’s Mile, Magic Meadows 2 & 3, and the Beaver Trail. The rest of our trails will have a thin layer of fresh graupel that fell over the course of the early hours this morning. This fresh snow […]
February 2, 2021
The East Side minus Skyland CC, and Rudy’s Rollers was groomed last night. The West Side dog trails were groomed (Pooch’s Paradise, Beaver Trail, Mike’s Mile) Mordor and Middle Earth are still closed. LOOK AT THAT FORECAST Y’ALL!!
February 1, 2021
We have received a FULL GROOM ladies and gentlemen!! That is all. I would recommend a cold wax for the day. V20 kick wax should do nicely, paired with a blue cold wax for a snow temp around 10°.