Trail Report #10 2013-2014

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Trail Report #10 2013-2014

Postby Lee & Mary » Fri Mar 21, 2014 5:25 pm

Trail Report #10 Winter 2013-2014

Although groomer operators have been grooming regularly, the trails have almost too much snow. Because of all the snow it has been difficult to pull out all of the moguls. The top layer of snow (our nice base is somewhere way below the surface) is also quite dry and with a little traffic it soon becomes mushy and doesn’t hold up well. Reminder that we groom DAY and night. Thus you should anticipate meeting the groomer at any time. When operating near the groomer please remember to use extreme caution and be patient. Moving the groomer off the trail into deep snow may cause it to get stuck (they do get stuck) and it is no small task to get it back on the trail and usually that makes a big mess of the trail. The groomer operators will do what they can to provide room for you to pass. The longer days are also causing the trails to warm up more and the shorter nights do not allow for complete freezing. If riders can keep their speed down then the trails will last longer and more people can enjoy them.

The logging operation at EX-42 South America Pond Rd has ended. There is a logging operation on the F-2 trail at it heads into Guildhall village from the north. Every effort has been made to keep the snowmobile trail separate for this logging operation. There is road sharing on the old railroad bed up to EX-541.

CTVSR Grooming Area
From Guildhall Village Trail 2F to the Pipeline Jct EX 64
From EX 75 on the 2F trail north on route F102 to Maidstone Lake
From EX 532 North on the Lake Road to EX 55 on Route 98
From EX 532 West on 102-A to EX 51
From EX 51 North on 102-A to EX 42 on Route 102
From EX 343 North to EX 501 on Highway Rte 105 (Stone Dam)
From EX 51 North on Route 98 to EX 491 junction with trail head Rt F98
From EX 491 North on Route 98 to EX 49 joining Route 102
From EX 50 feeder trail F102 to Bloomfield
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