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Tuesday 9 PM

Skiing was reported today as the best day of the season by multiple skiers! We groomed 65 km last night and early this morning and had temps in the teens with high sun…..I sure hope it’s great skiing.

10 PM Monday

Just coming in w the Pisten Bully, groomed about 20 km tonight, the Bully is heading back out in the early AM to groom Blueberry, Bards, Hautannen, Ridge Runner , Saari and Meadow., “Widetrack” is heading out to groom all the single track classic only trails.

02 / 19
Boyne Highlands

12 / 09
Boyne Mountain

OPEN - 30 km

TRACKSET - 20 km




New Snow: 0
km of trails open: 30


With more than 35 beautifully-groomed kilometers of cross country delight weaving through the woods and wilds of Boyne Mountain, you'll find plenty of room for exploration. Pack up the kids or rally your friends to sample everything we have to offer - from gentle trails through pine forests to technical terrain designed to test even the most dedicated Nordic skiers. Whatever your preference or your ability level, our trails are ready for your tracks.

01 / 19
Corsair Ski Trails February 18, 2019

Two inches of new snow fell overnight. The trails were freshly groomed this morning. Skiing is excellent!

2019 Corsair Trail Grooming Passes are available at Nordic Sports, in East Tawas, for $10.00. Your financial contribution makes trail grooming happen.


Late afternoon skiing, with the setting sun. The trails were freshly groomed today and conditions are excellent.

02 / 19
Crystal Mountain 0 14 Trails were track-set striders and groomed skaters. Trail passes and rentals available at the Kinlochen Center.

Stay tuned to the snow report for updates! For more information, call the Kinlochen Nordic Center at 888-968-7686 ext. 4000.
02 / 18
Drummond Island Our cross country ski trails are groomed and ready!

Pick up a map at our front desk. Resort Guests enjoy free use of skis and snow shoes.

Rental sets for $25/day. If snow shoeing, please stay off groomed areas, walk on side of ski trails.

Call for information 906-493-1029 - 8a-4p, M-F
12 / 20
Forbush Corner Headed out to re-groom the main trails and The Freeway Trail this morning. Come out and ski. Everything on sale in the shop.
02 / 17
Gaylord Area Convention and Tourism Bureau 11 / 11
Hanson Hills Cross Country Trail Report: All trails are looking beautiful. Conditions are perfect!

Groomer Jason will be out re-combing skate lanes on all trails.

Lodge and Trails open at 9am.
02 / 19
Mackinac Island JANUARY 23 - A fresh 6"+ of snow overnight!


Twilight Turtle Trek - Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Outdoor and winter fun enthusiasts get ready: Mackinac Island Turtle Trek is here! (There will be 1 more...)

What: A lantern-lit ski and snowshoeing trek through some of Mackinac Island's natural winter wonderland. (If you can't ski the trail, come and hike it!)

Where: The trail begins at Greaney Grove
(corner of Arch Rock Road and Huron Road) with a bonfire and hot chocolate. The trail is groomed, track set, lit by lanterns and approximately two miles long.

Who: Everyone is invited. This is a free event sponsored by Mackinac State Historic Parks, Mackinac Island Community Foundation and the Mackinac Island Ski Club.


01 / 23
Noquemanon Trail Network Real Grooming Report Forestville: Six inches of new cold dry snow fell yesterday and the Gator is out on the Noque and Animoosh to 17k this morning and setting fresh classic tracks. Then they will go back out on the other trails inside 17k but may run out of time before they all get classic tracks. Yesterday we roll packed all the way to the Dome.

Saux Head: All trails were groomed and track set Friday. Saux Head is groomed as needed but at least once per week.

Fit Strip Trails: The Fit Strip was groomed Wednesday night after the second day of heavy snow. Drew was skiing last night and said it was a winter wonderland. The Fit Strip in Marquette is now open for skiers. Grooming is performed as needed but at least once per week. Skiers should be advised that some people do also walk on the groomed trails so expect some foot prints.

Big Bay Trails: All trails except Ridge Line are groomed and open for classic skiing. Big Bay trails well be groomed as needed but at least once per week. Classic skiing on trails with no skate lanes are way more fun than being on the side of a skate lane. See our website for details on the Big Bay trails.

Snow Bike Trails: Snow bike enthusiast are encouraged to visit the Face Book page dedicated to snow bike trails. Conditions vary from day to day and grooming is not a daily event. Each day bikers will comment on conditions and post pictures.

Way Too Long Grooming Report: Wow, another day of 6”+ snow event. What a great thing. We can use the additional base but the groomer’s (and the report writer’s) dream is to receive about 2” of new snow every day. This embarrassment of riches creates several days of clean up grooming. Skiers will likely find a soft skate track today and it will take several days to set all trail’s classic tracks. Smart skiers pull out their classic skis after a major snow event because of the soft skate lanes.

Classic skiers will appreciate the use of the Gator for classic track grooming because of the firm outside pole plant provided. When at the trail head you may want to study the various pieces of equipment. The Gator is the enclosed side by side unit with four sets of tread tracks. The tracks are placed at the outer edge rather than in the middle as on a snowmobile. I am interested to know if any of today’s classic skiers notice today’s pole plant. Of course, all the trails and pole plants will be soft so today may be a poor day to run such a test. In any case, the pictures sure look good.

Trail Host Volunteers Needed: I expect you have enjoyed the company and service of our trail head hosts over the years. You too can be a host volunteer. It is fun and warm work. You get to play with fire, meet interesting people and perform a valuable service to the community. The ideal volunteer provides services for a 3 hour shift once a week M-F. Our trail head coordinator is JJ Farrington. Please stop and say hi. If you would like to help out, call JJ Farrington for details. 248-242-2723.

For more information on the NTN visit


01 / 12
Shanty Creek Resorts The Nordic Trails are being tilled and track set today. We are still skiing 100% of SCR's trail system and they are in great shape.

The sun is shining. It's a beautiful day.
03 / 18
Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail Ski Conditions – February 16, 2019

The groomer crew was out on yesterday. They groomed from Empire to Glen Arbor (Forest Haven Rd) and from Crystal View Trailhead to Port Oneida Road.

Palmer Woods was also groomed.

Conditions are excellent!

02 / 19
Swedetown Trails

February 19, 2019

Churning Rapids Snow Bike – Trails groomed Monday evening. Very good conditions.

Michigan Tech – Tilled and tracked. Excellent conditions.

Copper Harbor – Trails are in great condition. We have been grooming solid the last 4 days. Laid down X/C track and hiking/biking track. Copper Harbor invites all to come and enjoy.
February 18, 2019

Chassell – Grooming completed at 9:45 am. Excellent conditions.

Michigan Tech – All trail tilled and new tracks set. Grooming completed 7 am.

Swedetown – Skate lanes, SBT and Multi-use dragged, grooming completed 10:30.

February 17, 2019

Swedetown – All trails tilled and tracked; snow bike trails and Dog Loops dragged. Enjoy excellent conditions at Swedetown trails today! Grooming completed at 10:00 am.
02 / 19
Treetops Resort Closed for the season. Look for Treetops in 2014-15 as we embark on another fantastic Nordic Season. We'll be hosting additional Skiable Feasts in 2015, so stay tuned! 04 / 06
Valley Spur Trail System Out grooming skate lane this morning. Classic tracks are still in nice condition. Nice temp too! Come on out!
02 / 20
Vasa Trail From our new roving reporter, Phil Bert: “Skated freshly groomed snow from TR to Rileys Bench and back. Fast with plenty of control. No bare or thin spots.

DidnÂ’t look like classic tracks weÂ’re groomed but they seemed fine the few time I popped in them.

Jack Pine has not been groomed but the classic tracks are evident.”

Get out and ski, yÂ’all!

03 / 14
XC Ski Headquarters We received 2 inches of snow throughout the day yesterday and last night, which was just enough to freshen up the trails and cover many of the oak leaves. Groomer Butch will snow comb the skating lanes and touch up the tracks this morning. Conditions are excellent for classic and skating! Snow depth in the woods is 24 to 27 inches, and packed on the trail about 13 to 15 inches. Enjoy these great conditions!

Weather forecast:
Today: Cloudy skies. High near 30F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
Tonight: Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy after midnight. Low 12F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
Tomorrow: Sunny along with a few clouds. High near 35F. Winds light and variable.

Today’s Stone Turtle Day Lodge Cafe Lunch Special is the Gourmet Grilled Cheese Panini! Swiss, provolone, basil pesto, and sliced tomato grilled to perfection on herb focaccia bread. Served with Great Lakes Chips and a Pickle!

Race equipment closeouts have begun! The 2019 Fischer Speedmax Skate skis
are now on super sale at $599 (list $750). Stop in to demo for free, or call 800-832-2663 to speak to a ski specialist and get fitted. Try them with the shop favorite Fischer Speedmax Skate Boots
, on sale for $549 (list $750). Take your skating to a new level at these highly competitive prices!

With temps around 30 degrees, it will be an awesome day to ski!

-Mariah, Stu, Bob, Lynne, Erin, Matt, Missy, Gillian, Molly, Annie H., Katrina, Annie B., Grant, Josh, Michelle, Krista, Crystal, Mike, Butch, Tony and the crew
02 / 21

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