Gun Club Jan 13

Both Gun Club and Tower Loop had been groomed, but I only skijored on Gun Club today around 2:30 in the afternoon. Snow coverage was good, although there are twigs poking through the trail throughout. Some debris on the trail as well, especially in the southeast corner near the ravine. …

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Larose Forest – Jan 7

Nick groomed: Moose Trail (decent shape); 10-11 Trail (rough near the snowmobile trail intersection); 11th Concession (good), End loop (very good); Malamute (good); Gun Club (one pass in the middle – passable). He will move the blocks to access Gun Club and groom that entrance only until there is enough …

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January 6, 2019

Unlike yesterday’s slow and sticky conditions, the colder temps today made the trails fast with just enough snow on top of the icy base to maintain control. The dogs loved the faster conditions, which made for a very nice skijor on the trails.

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Larose Forest – Jan 3

Note form Steve (forestry): I groomed the western trails today (not 10-11 or Moose). Conditions are pretty good but the snow didn’t stick to the ice underneath so it is still pretty slick in places. Maybe it will improve over night. I don’t think I will have time to groom …

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Larose Forest – Dec 27

Trails were pretty much the same as yesterday, a bit better with another centimetre of fresh snow. My only update would be the north corner of End Loop is smooth ice which even the dogs slip on, so take particular care there. Dogs loved the cool temperature and easy sliding.

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Larose Forest – Dec 26

Trails today were very hard ice with a light snow covering glued to the surface. Footing is hard and fast, but the dogs had a decent grip. Most corners are fast, but ok for experienced sledders. Several corners are very icy: 4th to Ditches, north back corner of JGL, north …

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Larose Forest – Dec 16

Today’s trails hard and fast, still textured enough to be good footing for the dogs. There was a truck on various trails, but mostly no significant damage done. JGL south entrance has a bit rougher truck tracks; though passable for sleds, not good for skis. Those that went early had …

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Larose Forest – Dec 15

The parking this morning was somewhat icy, but not a skating rink. The western trails were mushy in spots, especially on 1st, but not as bad as expected considering the weather we have had. JGL, End Loop, Malamute Loop and Conc 11 were in pretty good shape. Very pretty in …

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