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.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Good Early Winter Snow Conditions

Banadad Ski TrailSnow on Ground – 15 inches
Packed Trail base – 6-8 inches where rolled
New snow last 24 hours – 4 inches
New snow last 7 days –  9 inches
Groomed and Tracked – Lace Lake and Tall Pines Rolled-

More information – go to  Banadad Trail Association

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

November's Snowfall

Almost enough snow

We now have 8" of snow on the ground but because the ground has yet to freeze we cannot get on to the trail to begin compacting and rolling the snow in preparation for setting tracks.  However the from the east end the first 3-4 kilometers are ski able.


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