Goose Creek Trail
With the hopes of getting the cat up to the airport, we decided to set out grooming today on Goose earlier than normal. We managed to pull the drag up to the Shaw Cabin for its first trip to there this season. Dropped the drag and headed up top. Great road building snow today as it had good moisture in it for traction and was still rolling off our blade for road building. At the airport we probed 120 cm with a very thick crust down about 30 cm.
After the airport we headed to the Frosty Trail where we dropped off some wood at the Frosty Cabin and managed to get the cabin area into pretty good shape. Please remember these are early times in the season especially down low where we are still below average snow conditions for this time of year.
Have a good weekend and be sure to check your avalanche report before heading out into the back country.
Ladybird Trail still waiting on some snow so we can get the cat up to 11 km
Grooming on hold while we wait for more snow and cooler temps. With the warmer temps and no fresh this week it was decided to hold off on Goose Creek trail.
Some good news to pass along is that the logging crew is out of Lady Bird so we will just wait for some snow to get the BR 275 up to 11 Km as we have not had any fresh snow since the grader did it last plow of the road.
While you wait for conditions to improve think about purchasing that earlybird membership. This year with no chance of hosting our annual fundraiser it was decided to put up some incentives to help kick off the season. With a $500 first prize and a couple of great prizes donated by She Shreds Mountain Adventures it’s well worth your time to purchase early for a chance to win one of these three prizes. Memberships are available here on our website as well as Playmor Power Products and Bubblies Liquor Store.
Everyone who purchases their early bird membership before Dec 31 2020 will be entered to win 3 AMAZING PRIZES...
1 - $500 COLD HARD CASH!!!!!! (No joke)
2- A She Shreds Mountain Adventures clinic for a beginner rider
3 - A 1 day 2021 Polaris Sled rental (Khaos or Axys) from She Shreds Mountain Adventures
Draw will be done on Jan 7 2021!
Grooming report December 2, 2020
First trip up Goose Creek Trail with the with Br 180. With a few centimetres of fresh on the ground at the shop we decided it was time to get the cat up on the hill. Always nice to get out for the first one a little early just to get all the bugs worked out. We kept the wheels down on the drag up until 2.5k then we dropped the drag and were able to start grooming up until 9km. At that point the road needs a fair amount of work to make it safe as there are many ditches and creek crossings to be filled. We managed to get the cat to the Shaw Cabin but with only 74 cm of snow we were unable to go any further as beyond that the trail needs at a minimum 120 cm to cover the large boulders.
Most sleds today unloaded in the parking lot but with warmer temps coming you may want to drive up a couple corners to avoid some of the rocks. The cat is parked up at 2.5km till more snow comes down low.
The Br 275 is now over on Ladybird. Thankyou Western Auto Wreckers and Towing for the move again this season.
As soon as we can confirm logging is complete we will pass it on to you. Until then remember a radio with RR 6 on it. The cat will head up as soon as there is enough snow on the road up from the parking lot at 3km.
Please everyone remember to stay out of cabins unless you need to warm up or have some type of emergency. Best to stick on the trail as the snow is very thin out there.
Remember to get yourself entered to win one of three great prizes, you need to sign up for earlybird membership. Have a good weekend.