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ABR Trails Cross Country Ski Report – 11/12 – We are open today 9-4:30. The ski shop sale continues!

We had a great day of skiing yesterday; many happy skiers. It was good to see many of our “winter” friends!!

Our groomers are just coming in, the trails groomed up well this morning. We were able to do some more leveling and pull in fresh snow from the edge. We are open today 9-4:30. The ski shop sale continues!

Here is a trail by trail report from yesterday:
We have the new River Trail groomed , very positive reports on the new reroute to include Bachelors backwards 5.4 km

Popple Flats is groomed with the new addition…a bit bumpy but should smooth out soon (not so good now), 1.7 km

Pitpoint was skiing very well… a small bump on the bottom of the hill after the curve 1.5 km

Memory Lane is skiing OK, thin under the spruce tunnel but well covered and smooth. It is shortened until we clear additional downed trees from the big storm. 2.1 km

Blueberry Bluffs entrance is now frozen in the low lands a bit bumpy in areas with ice but not wet 3.7 km

Bards Bump has very good coverage except is a bit bumpy on the back side 1.1 km

Meadow Ridge is fairly flat and rolling and has one lowland that has rough areas but is skiing good 1.3 km

The Demo Loop is skiing well (Pelty entrance exiting at Hilltop House)) an unknown trail and not mapped) 1 km

Cherry Dairy is skiing well with 2 wet areas to ski around and gentle wide terrain., 1.2 km

Rascals and Spanky’s loops are open to dog traffic 1.7 km

Tamarack 2 Track is normally a classic double track trail, it is groomed now for skating and classic (partial opening ) 4.2 km

We currently have a total of 24.9 km groomed for skating and classic

For striding only we are sking on Hemlock 3.2 km and a part of Sunset 2.3 km. Thin cover but tracked.

5.5 km of classic only

Total : km 30.4 of set classic tracks; 24.9 km of skating

The front desk attendant is available for updates.

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Tuesday March 27th, 2018 - 8:30 pm

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Last grooming run of the season ends badly! (3 part video - see comments) ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Part 2: Do NOT leave skis unattended!

Finale: Boo hoo hoo!

Great party, great season! Thank you everyone!

That was a good one, Eric!

Darrell

Not sure if this was a real event?

Ahhh Eric, that’s good!!

looks like you had fun!! see you next season!!!

8-12" by tomorrow and you're done grooming?

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Monday March 26th, 2018 - 9:55 pm

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Thanks for your continued support of our ski trails. We'll seeya next year! ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks for your continued support of our ski trails. Well seeya next year!

 

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See you next winter. I enjoyed my trips -- even if they are about 1,000 miles roundtrip.

Thanks

Sitting by sauna wood pile Saturday

Thank you for all you do. See you when the snow flies again. Enjoy your summer.

Thanks for great season - the last weekend was fantastic!

Angela and Eric, it was a great season all because of your snow skills. I look forward to seeing you both next Winter. Have a wonderful Spring, Summer and Fall!

Thanks you! Hope to see you during the off season!

Wish we would have made it up there this year! Fingers crossed for next year!!

First time visitor this past Saturday. We loved it and we’ll be back!!!

So, next week?

Thank you, Angela and Eric, and all employees, for all you do and how well you do it. See y’all later this year.

Around here we would think that's great skii g out there!

Thank you ABR for another season of great memories.

It's only March. Winter could come back tomorrow.

It's official, spring is here. When ABR closes, that's it for winter. Thanks for another glorious season of skiing!

Keeping fingers crossed for next season!!

Our trips to ABR were the highlights of our winter. Enjoy your richly deserved off season, Eric and Angela!

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Saturday March 24th, 2018 - 9:15 am

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Ken & Jackie invite skiers to stop by the Beach House for tea & cookies between 10 & 11:30 today to celebrate a great ski season on Ridge Runner's final day for this year. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Wish I was there for tea and cookies and the last day of xc skiing. Enjoy the day! Will see you in the snow next season!⛷

Thursday March 22nd, 2018 - 5:29 pm

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Here's a photo from our grooming last night. Our trails are looking great. Last night we set track and groomed skate lanes on River, Sulos, Hautannen, Bards, Blueberry and Meadow Ridge! Skiing has been super for spring skiing. We close for the season on Sunday March 26th at 5 pm ... See MoreSee Less

Heres a photo from our grooming last night.  Our trails are looking great. Last night we set track and groomed skate lanes on River, Sulos, Hautannen, Bards, Blueberry and Meadow Ridge! Skiing has been super for spring skiing. We close for the season on Sunday  March 26th at 5 pm

 

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Wish I was there

Looks great. So bummed we can't make it back up

The spring skiing has been awesome!! Thank-you.

Can’t wait to be there tomorrow!

We’ll be there this weekend. Can’t wait!

Jim - last licks.

Insane spring skiing! Best in years!!! Get some!!!!

The weather is perfect for being outside.

Wonderful skiing yesterday and today. Thanks Eric!

Wow!! Awesome today.

Thanks for the great season. I won't be able to make it this weekend, but I had a blast last weekend. See you next winter.

Killing me not to be there to enjoy it. Thanks for another great season and putting Ironwood on the Nordic map.

Me too!!

We will be there

Audrey Cyr one last ski this weekend?

See you Saturday!

What am I doing in IL???

Great shot!! Thanks for another season of awesome skiing Eric and Angela!

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