The 41 km. Banadad Ski Trail System is accessible from two trail heads, both with free parking; the eastern trail head is located 30 miles up the Gunflint Trail off the Lima Grade; the west end trail head is on the Gunflint Trail at Fire # 10045. In addition to the Banadad the trail system consists of the Lace Lake, Tall Pines and Tim Knapp Trails. The Banadad is the BWCA longest tracked ski trail and likely the longest wilderness tracked ski trail in the USA. For more info call 218-388-4487.

Monday, August 04, 2008

Banadad Ski Trail Maintenance Schedule

  • September 30 open

  • October 9-12 Adventure Vacations Tours for more information contact Karen at 866-910-0300 or in the Twin Cities @ 651-644-0333 or go to .

  • October 11 open

  • October 23-26 North Star Ski Touring Club contact Tom Rice at

  • November 7-10 open

For additional information, to lend a hand, or possible other dates contact- Ted at 218-388-4487


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