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Grooming Report
1/31/2015  6:15 am GROOMING HOTLINE 208-578-XSKI WWW.BCRD.ORG
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GENERAL COMMENTS: BCRD kicks off the Sun Valley Nordic festival today with Ski the Rails and the Galena Benefit! See you there! The skiing should be fabulous today!
Get latest complete trails update at this link: NORDIC TRAILS UPDATE
 
BCRD GALENA TRAILS
CURRENT: Temperature at 10:00AM (Jan 31st): 33° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 21° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 44° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 0".
FORECAST: Today Sunny, with a high near 40. North wind around 7 mph.
WAX ADVICE:   Date: Saturday, Jan 31st     Time: 8:40 AMSWIXTOKO
Recommended Kick WaxBlue Klister -> Purple Klister -> Red KlisterBlue Klister -> Red Klister -> Yellow Klister
Recommended Glide Wax4 -> 10Blue -> Red -> Yellow
Comments: Temperatures at 8:30 am: Air: 18 Snow: 7. Expected high: 40. Sunny skies.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Teaching Area today S / C 0.0 no no no no All Galena trails grooming completed by 10:30pm Fri. eve.
North Wood River today S / C 2.0 no no no  
Horse Creek Loop today S / C 2.0 no no no no  
Horse Creek Connector today S / C 2.3 no no no no  
Cabin Loop today S / C 1.0 no no no  
Westernhome Glade today S / C 1.2 no no no no  
Gladiator Creek Loop today S / C 3.0 no no no no  
Senate Meadows Loop today S / C 2.0 no no no no  
Ted's Angle 1/29 S / C 0.5 no no no no  
Jenny's Way today S / C 5.5 no no no no  
Galena to Cherry (via Harriman) today S / C 2.5 no no no no  
Titus Creek today S / C 3.5 no no no  
Nello's Cut today S / C 1.0 no no no no  
North Cherry Creek today S / C 2.8 no no no no  
Cherry Ridge 1/29 S / C 2.3 no no no no  
Rip & Tear today S / C 2.6 no no no no rip and tear shortcut
Emma's Gulch 1/30 S / C 1.2 no no no no  
Psycho today S / C 2.4 no no no no  
Boulder Connector 1/27 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 10:00AM (Jan 31st): 33° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 21° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 44° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 0".
FORECAST: Today Sunny, with a high near 40. North wind around 7 mph.
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 Finished grooming by 6:30 am.
Cathedral Pines to Prairie Creek today S / C 10.0 no no no no Finished grooming by 6:30 am.
Prairie Creek to Galena Lodge today S / C 11.0 no no no no Finished grooming by 6:30 am.
 
BCRD PRAIRIE CREEK
CURRENT: Temperature at 10:00AM (Jan 31st): 33° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 21° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 44° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 0".
FORECAST: Today Sunny, with a high near 38. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
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 Finished grooming by 6:30 am.
 
BCRD BILLY'S BRIDGE
CURRENT: Temperature at 10:00AM (Jan 31st): 33° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 21° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 44° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 0".
FORECAST: Today Sunny, with a high near 38. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
North Loop today S / C 4.0 no no no  
South Loop today S / C 4.0 no no no Finished grooming by 6:30 am for Billys area
Connector to Prairie Creek today S / C 1.0 no no no  
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 9:39AM (Jan 31st): 22.0° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 13.0° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 49.0° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 1".
FORECAST: Today Sunny, with a high near 43. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
North Fork Loop today S / C 4.0 no no no Finished grooming by 6:30 am
Durrance Demo Loop today S / C 7.2 no no Finished grooming by 6:30 am
Snowshoe Only Trails
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
North Fork Snowshoe Open packed 4.0 no no  
 
BCRD LAKE CREEK TRAILS
CURRENT: Temperature at 10:00AM (Jan 31st): 23° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 13° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 41° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 1".
FORECAST: Today Sunny, with a high near 36. North wind 5 to 8 mph.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Coaches Climb today S / C 2.4 no no no no All of Lake Cr cat groomed and skiing is excellent.
Lake Creek Connector today S / C 1.8 no no no no  
North End today S / C 1.9 no no no no  
Riverside Loop today S / C 1.4 no no no no  
Riverside Trail today S / C 2.1 no no no no  
South Bench Trail today S / C 0.0 no no no no  
Race Stadium today S / C 0.0 no no no no  
 
BCRD CROY NORDIC
CURRENT: Temperature at 9:45AM (Jan 31st): 22.0° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 12.4° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 44.2° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 0".
FORECAST: Today Sunny, with a high near 35. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Bill's Byway today S / C 2.0 no no no Grooming completed with snowcat.
Main Loop today S / C 3.5 no no no no  
Back Loop today S / C 1.0 no no no no  
Friedman's Freeway today S / C 1.5 no no no no  
Lower Loop today S / C 1.0 no no no no  
 
BCRD WOOD RIVER TRAIL
CURRENT: Temperature at 10:01AM (Jan 31st): 18.9° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 11.0° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 41.4° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 0".
FORECAST: Today Sunny, with a high near 36. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Bellevue to East Fork today S / C 16.0 Finished grooming by 10:30 pm Fri. for Ski the Rails today!
East Fork to Hulen Meadows today S / C 16.0  
 
PARK CREEK TRAILS
CURRENT: Temperature at 10:01AM (Jan 31st): 2.3° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: -7.8° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 23.6° F
FORECAST: Today Sunny, with a high near 31. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Lupine Loop 1/24 Skate 0.8 no no Visit sawtoothskiclub.com for grooming info.
Shooting Star 1/24 Skate 1.2 no no No crowds, dogs welcome. Use caution, there may be unmarked hazards in some sections.
Skyrocket Trail 1/24 Skate 4.2 no no  
Camas Trail 1/24 Skate 3.9 no no  
Sego Loop 1/24 Skate 2.7 no no  
Larkspur Trail 1/24 Skate 2.1 no no  
 
ALTURAS LAKE TRAILS
CURRENT: Temperature at 10:01AM (Jan 31st): 2.3° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: -7.8° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 23.6° F
FORECAST: Today Sunny, with a high near 25. North wind around 7 mph.
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Wapiti 1/26 Skate 2.0 no no Visit sawtoothskiclub.com for grooming info.
Over the Hill 1/26 S / C 2.5 no no  
Alturas South Loop 1/21 Skate 1.0 no no  
Sheep Thrills 1/26 Skate 2.5 no no  
North Cabin Creek 1/26 Skate 2.5 no no  
Alturas Lake Trail 1/20 Skate 6.5 no no  
 
SUN VALLEY NORDIC
CURRENT: Temperature at 10:07AM (Jan 31st): 13.0° F Min temperature in last 24-hours: 10.0° F Max temperature in last 24-hours: 38.0° F
SNOWFALL: New Snow last 12 hours: 0". New Snow last 24 hours: 1".
FORECAST: Today Sunny, with a high near 37. North northeast wind 5 to 9 mph.
WAX ADVICE:   Date: Saturday, Jan 31st     Time: 8:46 AMSWIXTOKO
Recommended Kick WaxVR 45 - VR 75red
Recommended Glide WaxCH7-8red
Comments: Spring like skiing.Firm in the morning, softening up as the day goes. FAT BIKE race on Whiteclouds, Diamondback, Dog loop and Boundary, please be aware, thank you. Snowshoe trails are packed, come and enjoy :)
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Biking Remarks
Practice Loop today S / C 1.6 no no no no  
Leif's Loop today S / C 3.0 no no no no  
Trail Creek Loop today S / C 5.0 no no no no  
Hemingway Trail 1/30 S / C 1.0 no no no no Thin spots at a few places.
White Cloud Loop 1/30 S / C 1.5 no no no no FAT BIKE race today.
Diamondback 1/30 S / C 4.0 no no no no FAT BIKE race today.
Connector closed S / C 0.5 no no no no Closed for lack of snow. FAT BIKE race today.
Nemesis 1/25 S / C 1.0 no no no no Not recommended. Use only as access to Boundary from Trail Creek road. Use caution and rock skis
Boundary Loop closed S / C 6.0 no no no no Boundary has deteriorated and is closed till we get more snow. Good enough for FAT BIKES, they are racing there today.
Hyndman View closed S / C 0.8 no no no no  
Proctor Loop 1/29 S / C 4.0 no no no no Good skiing. Use caution in the trees.
Elevator closed 0.7 no no no no  
Aspen Lane closed 0.8 no no no no Closed for the season due to danger of burned trees falling. Will reopen next winter.
Sidewinder 1/29 S / C 2.0 no no no no  
Fox Run 1/19 Classic 3.0 no no no no Fun Classic only trail. come and see if you can spot the fox.
Short Cut 1/30 S / C 0.5 no no no no  
Dog Loop 1/30 S / C 3.3 no no no FAT BIKES racing through today, please beware.
Hemingway Snowshoe Trail Open packed 1.5 no no no  
White Cloud Snowshoe Trail Open packed 7.3 no no no  
Glenn's Loop Open packed 1.7 no no no  
Bridge's Snowshoe Trail Open packed 3.5 no no no  
AREA Date
Groomed
Skate/
Classic
KM Difficulty
Rating
Dogs Snowshoe Walking Remarks

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