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Grooming Report
12/19/2014  7:15 am GROOMING HOTLINE 208-578-XSKI WWW.BCRD.ORG
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GENERAL COMMENTS: Click on the "Trails Update" for further details. You may find some great early season conditions in some areas and not-so-great conditions in others (like the lower Harriman), so use caution out there. You'll find the best skiing in the Galena area and on the upper Harriman. Need to buy your season pass? Get online now at bcrd.org.
Get latest complete trails update at this link: NORDIC TRAILS UPDATE
 
BCRD GALENA TRAILS
CURRENT: Temperature at 9:00PM (Dec 19th): 25° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 25° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 31° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 1".
FORECAST: Overnight A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
WAX ADVICE:   Date: Friday, Dec 19th     Time: 8:37 AMSWIXTOKO
Recommended Kick WaxBlue (V30)Red
Recommended Glide Wax7Red
Comments: Temperatures at 8:30 am: Air: 25.7 Snow: 24.9. Expected high: 31. Light snow last night continuing through today.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Teaching Area today S / C 0.0 no no no no  
North Wood River today S / C 2.0 no no no Good early season conditions.
Horse Creek Loop today S / C 2.0 no no no no Good early season conditions.
Horse Creek Connector today S / C 2.3 no no no no Good early season conditions.
Cabin Loop today S / C 1.0 no no no Good early season conditions.
Westernhome Glade today S / C 1.2 no no no no  
Gladiator Creek Loop today S / C 3.0 no no no no Good early season conditions.
Senate Meadows Loop today S / C 2.0 no no no no Good early season conditions.
Ted's Angle 11/29 S / C 0.5 no no no no  
Jenny's Way today S / C 5.5 no no no no Good early season conditions.
Galena to Cherry (via Harriman) today S / C 2.5 no no no no Good early season conditions.
Titus Creek today S / C 3.5 no no no Good early season conditions.
Nello's Cut today S / C 1.0 no no no no Good early season conditions.
North Cherry Creek today S / C 2.8 no no no no  
Cherry Ridge today S / C 2.3 no no no no  
Rip & Tear today S / C 2.6 no no no no Connector groomed today. Good early season conditions.
Emma's Gulch 12/14 S / C 1.2 no no no no Early season conditions.
Psycho today S / C 2.4 no no no no Good early season conditions.
Boulder Connector closed S / C 3.0 no no no no  
Snowshoe Only Trails
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Cowboy Cabin Trail Open packed 1.7 no no  
Valley View Loop Open packed 1.9 no no  
North Wood River Connector Open packed 0.2 no no  
North Wood River Trail Open packed 5.0 no no  
Pioneer Cemetary Trail Open packed 3.2 no no  
Tilt-a-Whirl Open packed 4.2 no no  
Yurt Loop Open packed 2.9 no no  
Psycho Ridge Loop Open packed 2.2 no no  
Psycho Adventure Open packed 5.0 no no  
 
BCRD HARRIMAN TRAIL
CURRENT: Temperature at 9:00PM (Dec 19th): 25° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 25° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 31° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 1".
FORECAST: Overnight A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
SNRA to Cathedral Pines today S / C 10.0 no no no Groomed with snowmobile today. Early season conditions.
Cathedral Pines to Prairie Creek today S / C 10.0 no no no no Groomed with snowmobile from Cathedral to Baker; groomed with snow cat from Baker to Prairie today. Early season conditions.
Prairie Creek to Galena Lodge today S / C 11.0 no no no no Groomed with snowcat today.
 
BCRD PRAIRIE CREEK
CURRENT: Temperature at 9:00PM (Dec 19th): 25° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 25° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 31° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 1".
FORECAST: Overnight A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Prairie Creek Loop today S / C 8.0 no no no no Groomed with snowcat today. Good early season conditions.
 
BCRD BILLY'S BRIDGE
CURRENT: Temperature at 9:00PM (Dec 19th): 25° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 25° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 31° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 1".
FORECAST: Overnight A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
North Loop closed S / C 4.0 no no no  
South Loop closed S / C 4.0 no no no  
Connector to Prairie Creek today S / C 1.0 no no no Groomed for skate & classic on the west side of the river. Use caution as hazards may exist.
Snowshoe Only Trails
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Billy's Bridge Snowshoe Open packed 4.0 no no  
 
BCRD NORTH FORK / SNRA
CURRENT: Temperature at 9:39PM (Dec 19th): 29.0° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 27.0° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 33.0° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 0".
FORECAST: Overnight A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
North Fork Loop closed S / C 4.0 no no no  
Durrance Demo Loop closed S / C 7.2 no no  
Snowshoe Only Trails
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
North Fork Snowshoe closed packed 4.0 no no  
 
BCRD LAKE CREEK TRAILS
CURRENT: Temperature at 9:00PM (Dec 19th): 30° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 29° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 34° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 0".
FORECAST: Overnight A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Coaches Climb closed Skate 2.4 no no no no  
Lake Creek Connector closed Skate 1.8 no no no no  
North End closed Skate 1.9 no no no no  
Riverside Loop closed Skate 1.4 no no no no  
Riverside Trail closed Skate 2.1 no no no no  
South Bench Trail closed Skate 0.0 no no no no  
Race Stadium closed Skate 0.0 no no no no  
 
BCRD CROY NORDIC
CURRENT: Temperature at 8:45PM (Dec 19th): 31.2° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 29.8° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 35.8° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 0.15".
FORECAST: Overnight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Bill's Byway 11/22 S / C 2.0 no no no Hoping for more snow and cold temps in the south valley!
Main Loop closed S / C 3.5 no no no no  
Back Loop closed S / C 1.0 no no no no  
Friedman's Freeway closed S / C 1.5 no no no no  
Lower Loop closed S / C 1.0 no no no no  
 
BCRD WOOD RIVER TRAIL
CURRENT: Temperature at 9:30PM (Dec 19th): 30.2° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 27.7° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 33.1° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 0.15".
FORECAST: Overnight A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Bellevue to East Fork 11/22 16.0 Hoping for more snow and colder temps in the south valley.
East Fork to Hulen Meadows 12/03 16.0 Initial pack with snow mobile from Hulen Meadows to Box car bend. Hoping for more snow.
 
PARK CREEK TRAILS
CURRENT: Temperature at 9:30PM (Dec 19th): 25.2° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 23.2° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 30.6° F
FORECAST: Overnight A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Lupine Loop 12/13 Skate 0.8 no no Visit sawtoothskiclub.com for grooming info.
Shooting Star 12/13 S / C 1.2 no no No crowds, dogs welcome. Use caution, there may be unmarked hazards in some sections.
Skyrocket Trail 12/13 S / C 4.2 no no  
Camas Trail 12/13 Skate 3.9 no no  
Sego Loop 12/13 S / C 2.7 no no  
Larkspur Trail 12/13 S / C 2.1 no no  
 
ALTURAS LAKE TRAILS
CURRENT: Temperature at 9:30PM (Dec 19th): 25.2° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 23.2° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 30.6° F
FORECAST: Overnight A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Wapiti 12/13 2.0 no no Visit sawtoothskiclub.com for grooming info.
Over the Hill 12/13 2.5 no no Initial pack with snowmobile; really rough; not recommended at this time.
Alturas South Loop 12/13 1.0 no no Initial pack with snowmobile; really rough; not recommended at this time.
Sheep Thrills 12/13 2.5 no no Initial pack with snowmobile; really rough; not recommended at this time.
North Cabin Creek closed 2.5 no no  
Alturas Lake Trail 12/03 6.5 no no Initial pack with snowmobile to bridge junction; really rough; not recommended at this time.
 
SUN VALLEY NORDIC
CURRENT: Temperature at 9:38PM (Dec 19th): 30.0° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 29.0° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 33.0° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 0".
FORECAST: Overnight A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West northwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Practice Loop closed 1.6 no no no no  
Leif's Loop closed 3.0 no no no no  
Trail Creek Loop closed 5.0 no no no no  
Hemingway Trail closed 1.0 no no no no  
White Cloud Loop closed 1.5 no no no no  
Diamondback closed 4.0 no no no no  
Boundary Loop closed 6.0 no no no no  
Hyndman View closed 0.8 no no no no  
Proctor Loop closed 4.0 no no no no  
Elevator closed 0.7 no no no no  
Aspen Lane closed 0.8 no no no no  
Sidewinder closed 2.0 no no no no  
Fox Run closed 3.0 no no no no  
Short Cut closed 0.5 no no no no  
Dog Loop closed 3.3 no no no .
Hemingway Snowshoe Trail closed 1.5 no no no  
White Cloud Snowshoe Trail closed 7.3 no no no  
Glenn's Loop closed 1.7 no no no  
Bridge's Snowshoe Trail closed 3.5 no no no  
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Remarks

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