Trail Report #8 Winter 2016-2017

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Trail Report #8 Winter 2016-2017

Postby Lee & Mary » Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:31 pm

Trail Report #8 Winter 2016-2017

Trails have been recently groomed and we are ready for the Roost Event scheduled for February 11, 2017. This past week saw some rain and very mild temperatures which made the trails very slushy. No grooming took place during the warm weather. However, the temperature turned cooler and there was some fresh snow added to the mix. The overall result was some excellent material for the groomer to work with. All trails will be groomed by Saturday morning. As usual we urge sledders to exercise caution, watch posted speed limits, and be prepared for changing trail conditions. Hope to see you at the Roost.
PARKING AREAS:
The Equine parking area off Maidstone Lake Road has a large number of logs stacked on trailers as well as a piece of logging equipment. The parking area nearest the Maidstone Lake Access road is not usable as a result. The “back” parking area has been plowed and the trail from the parking area to Paul Stream Rd has be groomed. The gate at Brown’s Mill is open and a limited amount of parking is available at that location. Paul Stream Rd is a snowmobile ONLY trail. Other parking areas at Dennis Pond access and Stone Dam are open and maintained regularly but only when snowmobile trailers and trucks are not present. Use of these areas is one’s own risk. Please be courteous and park so others can use the areas as well. As a reminder Fishing Accesses are only for those enjoying the sport of fishing. Snowmobilers who are enjoying trail riding and not actually ice fishing risk having their equipment towed from these areas.

Connecticut Valley Sno-Riders 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
• From EX 402 to EX 532 the Route 1 trail
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