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Course Availability During Loppet Weekend

The Loppet course will be available for everyday skiing through Friday, February 3. The grooming crew will be scrubbing classic tracks Friday morning in anticipation of setting new tracks Friday evening. Accordingly, there will be no classic tracks on Friday, February 3.

The Loppet course is closed starting 9 p.m. Friday evening until Sunday evening at 5 p.m.


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Trail Reports

Theodore Wirth Regional Park

April 21, 2 months until the summer solstice and we still have good skiing! Hard to believe that last weekend we were in the middle of a snow storm and now we have a high temperature near 60. I’ll be back again tomorrow morning.
(Dave Bridges)
Posted: April 21, 2018, 9:05 pm
Hats off to groomers today for giving us an incredible morning of spring skiing today. Classic tracks varied from excellent to fair and the base was quite fast in places even when I finished 2 hours skiing at 10:45. Almost a party atmosphere with lots of people enjoying it.
(Dan Zenk)
Posted: April 21, 2018, 7:27 pm
Amazing to be skiing on 4/20 even if it doesn’t shatter the May 1st record at wirth! Spring was in the air as grass and weed and buds (soon to be flowers) were try to shake free of the crystals and nuggets of snow. I used just a dab of wax under foot which let me rip on the downhills. I stopped at the high point and then blazed a zig zag course through the trees. Once the morning sun hit it burned through the clouds of mist that hung in the shady bowls, baking the sharp crunchy snow until it was blunt and sticky. Overall the snow is clean but my sticky klister picked up lots of little red hairs. Thank you Wirth for the extended season!
(Zach Handler)
Posted: April 20, 2018, 9:49 pm
Classic skied from 8:30 until 10. Track had been reground and reset. Have to give it a very good especially for April 20th. Skaters were cruising good on the deck and reported nice skiing. We are so lucky to have such a wonderful ski venue in the twin cities. Happy Trails!
Photos: Photoset available.
(Ross Jacobsen)
Posted: April 20, 2018, 5:13 pm
Skied from 9 am to 10 am, felt I hit the conditions just right. Very fast, a little icy when I first started and getting just a little slow in spots when I left. Surprisingly good coverage throughout the groomed loop, I could have used my good skis. Lots of people out stretching the end of the season.
Photos: Photoset available.
(Bruce Adelsman)
Posted: April 20, 2018, 4:37 pm
Fresh grooming wrapped up around 7am, trail has been nicely de-iced and most dirty spots covered up. Still good for B skis!
Photos: Photoset available.
(Bill Oyler)
Posted: April 20, 2018, 2:20 pm

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