Trail Report #2 Winter 2018-2019

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Trail Report #2 Winter 2018-2019

Postby Lee & Mary » Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:30 pm

Trail Report #2 Winter 2018-2019

Happy New Year to everyone. Our season that got off to a booming start followed by a dramatic down turn – remind anyone of the stock market as of late – has been making a slow recovery in some areas. The valley locations have little snow but the upper elevations are seeing some snow cover although there is a lot of icy conditions. Several streams remain open and there are some open water courses crossing our trails. If you ride, these water crossings come up quickly and most are quite deep! Keep your speed down and be prepared for sudden changes in the trails. Trails in the woods are a challenge with rocks and stumps barely covered. In fact the trail may look like it has plenty of snow until you smack one of the hidden objects. Keeping speed down and being under control is of utmost importance. There is some snow in the forecast although no major storms are in the forecast. It doesn’t look like we’re going to build our snow base quickly at this rate.

Connecticut Valley Sno-Riders Grooming Area
A logging operation is occurring on the Paul Stream Road and therefore the road is plowed.

• 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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