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SNOW MELT ADVANCES

SNOW MELT ADVANCES

Low temperatures that have not dropped below freezing, along with highs skyrocketing into the 50’s daily, have considerably shrunk the snowpack and prevented grooming efforts at the Sawtooth cross country ski areas for the whole of last week . Trails are reportedly still supporting s...
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Oil and Gasoline, Never the Twain Shall Meet

Oil and Gasoline, Never the Twain Shall Meet

On Saturday, the 11th of March, all trails to the east of Alturas Lake creek were freshened for skating with the ginzu groomer. An attempt was made to reach Alturas Lake but near the enchanted forest, oil and antifreeze were discovered to be mixing in the bowels of the snowmobile and, "out of&n...
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Warm temperatures slow grooming…

Warm temperatures slow grooming…

On Friday, March 10th, Tibetan Uprising Day, after reflecting on the Tibetan proverb, “The wise pursue understanding, fools follow the reports of others”, Davinius has suspended grooming at Alturas and will be flagging bunny races on the untracked slopes of North Cabin Creek. O...
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SAWTOOTH SKI FEST 2017

SAWTOOTH SKI FEST 2017

On Friday,  despite warm snow conditions, all Park Creek ski trails were rolled and a classic track set on Camas, Lupine and Shooting Star. More grooming this morning should result in good trail conditions for the Chili feed today from 11 to 2 and the always fun Poker Run. The winning...
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SKI FESTIVAL WEEKEND!

SKI FESTIVAL WEEKEND!

On Thursday, the 2nd of March, the old groomer Davinius and Walter, the famous Swiss single pole skier, met on the frozen shores of Alturas Lake. Davinius had just ginzu groomed the trail  from the bridge to the lake and Walter had skied out in hopes of bagging a March hare ...
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