On a beautiful frosty Martin Luther King day, Over the Hill, North Cabin, the Trail to the Lake, South Loop and Wapiti were groomed at Alturas Lake.
On Sunday, January 14th, the trails at Park Creek and Alturas Lake were regroomed with softly skimming ginzu knives. Skate and classic trail conditions, as well as the day itself, were described as “perfect” by several satisfied skiers. Another light touch-up grooming scheduled for Alturas Monday.
On Friday, January 12th, all skating lanes at Park Creek and Alturas Lake were groomed through 8 to 12 inches of new snow. At Park Creek, classic tracks were also laid down on Lupine, Shooting Star and Camas. More grooming at both areas is scheduled for Saturday to refine surfaces and add more classic. The trails at Pioneer Park in Stanley were also groomed. Addendum – On Saturday, the 13th, all skate lanes and classic tracks were groomed at Alturas Lake… more grooming scheduled for Sunday.
At Alturas Lake, Over the Hill, The Trail to the Lake as far as the bridge junction and Sheep Thrills were groomed on Thursday. New snow falling throughout the day and into the night will require more grooming scheduled for Friday.
On January 10th, the Trail to Lake, Over the Hill, South Loop, and Wapiti, were groomed at the Alturas Lake Ski Area. Although only three quarters of an inch new snow had fallen overnight, it was just enough to reset classic tracks on the Trail to the Lake and Over the Hill. More snow is expected on Thursday.