Cross Country Ski Report – Monday, December 17, 2012

The light rain and warm temps have taken their toll on the trails. Even though the ground is still frozen and there is snowcover on much of the trail system, it is not skiable.
The forecast looks much better this week than last and with a little luck the trails will open again by Friday.
Monday,
Overcast in the morning, then mostly cloudy. Fog early. High of 37F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Low of 25F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Tuesday
Partly cloudy with a chance of snow and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 36F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of snow 20%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Fog overnight. Low of 25F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of snow 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy with snow showers in the morning, then overcast with snow showers. High of 37F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of snow 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with snow in the evening, then overcast with a chance of snow and rain showers. Low of 32F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 40% with accumulations up to 1 in. possible.
Thursday
Overcast with a chance of snow and rain showers, then a chance of snow and a chance of rain in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 36F with a windchill as low as 23F. Breezy. Winds from the SE at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 70% with accumulations up to 1 in. possible.
Thursday Night
Overcast with a chance of snow and rain showers. Fog overnight. Low of 27F. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 10 to 25 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight. Chance of snow 50% with accumulations up to 2 in. possible.
Snow Depth in Woods: 0-1 inches
Packed Snow Depth on Trails: 0-3
Ice, Glaze, Barespots: The snow on the trails is saturated and unskiable.
The “Let it Snow” sale continues! Great sale prices on Ski Packages and active winter clothing. 20% – 30% off (list price) race gear and at least 15% off all waxes. Free Shipping for on line ski package orders.
The Stone Turtle Day Lodge Specials today include Famous Chili served with a multi grain roll, Greek salad with local Michigan Feta and Turkey, Veggie Chipotle, Ham and Tuna Paninis!
Yoga-Ski Retreat is this Saturday, December 22nd! Call or email Mariah for more information or to register: mariah@crosscountryski.com
Today is a good day to catch up on your Christmas shopping! Call Lynne for suggestions. 800 832 2663
Winter starts in 4 days!
Lynne, Bob, Fran, Stu, Mariah, Brian, Michele, Sara, Abby, Hope, Bob and the rest of the crew