Trail Report #3 Winter 2018-2019

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Trail Report #3 Winter 2018-2019

Postby Lee & Mary » Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:18 pm

Trail Report #3 Winter 2018-2019

All of our trails have some snow cover. The snow amounts that we received last week varied immensely from one area to the next. Additionally, out on the power line there was considerable wind which moved the snow all over the place with drifts in some areas and little to no snow in other areas. Groomer operators have been out and groomed most of our trail network at least twice since the snow storm. Our trails on logging roads have good coverage. Areas through the woods have much less snow and still have rocks and stumps affecting riding. Be cautious in the woods because these rocks and stumps are covered by snow but still stick above the trail bed leading to surprises. The bitter cold of last week and later this week helps hold the snow cover but doesn’t make for pleasant riding. More snow is expected this coming weekend. Any snow over six inches in one storm makes for difficult grooming. So if that is the case this weekend then it will take about a week to get the trails in shape. As always ride with caution and always under control. Several accidents this year have been the result of out-of-control sledders and excessive speed. :D

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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