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update Jan. 10

Grooming trails everyday this week. Main FS road, East Creek and Campground trails all groomed and skiing well.

2019-01-10T16:30:16+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Conditions|

Update Monday, Jan. 7, 2019
Approx. 6” of new snow Sunday night/Monday.
All trails groomed for skate and classic.

2019-01-07T19:49:27+00:00 January 7th, 2019|Conditions|

Thank you, Lost & Found

Thank you for a great Demo Day!
Approx. 6″ of fresh snow this morning.
Big Thank you to:
Pine Needle Mountaineering, Backcountry Experience, 2nd Ave Sports for their support of this event.
If you forgot to pick up your drivers license, or a pair of gloves,  you can retrieve them at Durango Running Company, 473 E. College, (next to Homeslice) between the hours of 10am-6pm
2019-01-06T17:10:05+00:00 January 6th, 2019|Conditions|

Demo Day is tomorrow! Sunday, Jan. 6 9:00am-3:00pm.
Come demo free skis, boots, poles and snowshoes from:
Backcountry Experience
Pine Needle Mountaineering
2nd Ave Sports


Grooming Update:
Expecting snow overnight and tomorrow. We will be out grooming trails early tomorrow morning in preparation for Demo Day. More snow is always a good thing and we will do our best to pack and groom that snow for your skiing pleasure!

2019-01-05T18:09:39+00:00 January 5th, 2019|Conditions|

Update: Jan. 3
Main FS road groomed again and classic tracks set! It soft, but awesome skiing!!

2019-01-03T15:31:59+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Conditions|

Update & Demo Day this Sunday, Jan.6

Access road plowed and Grooming progressing. Main road to Pine Point packed and groomed. No classic tracks yet. Snow is still very soft but reports are that skiing is great. Groomers will be out again tomorrow (Thurs. Jan.3) and conditions should just get better and better.
Reminder: Demo Day this Sunday, Jan. 6, 9:00am-3:00pm at trailhead
2019-01-02T20:06:42+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Conditions|

Update Jan. 1, 2019

Happy New Year from Vallecito Nordic! We welcomed the new year with approximately 3 feet of fresh snow at the trailhead this morning.
Groomers worked all day just trying to pack all of the fresh snow. It will continue to be a work in progress. Good skiing, particularly skating is still a couple of days away. We will continue tomorrow (Wed. Jan.2) to pack the trails. Hoping that all of this dry, fluffy snow will start to consolidate and set up for better Nordic skiing.
Touring and snowshoeing will be great options.
Also, FYI, as of today, Jan. 1 the road to the trailhead had NOT been plowed!! High clearance, 4WD vehicles only.
We are hoping that the road will be plowed tonight or tomorrow morning.
Thanks and enjoy the return of Winter!!
2019-01-01T23:42:28+00:00 January 1st, 2019|Conditions|

Update Dec. 31, 2018

Okay, a couple of more inches fell Sunday night. More expected tonight and tomorrow (Jan.1)
Road and East Creek have been rolled and packed. Groomers will be out in the morning to begin initial grooming. Please give them a head start and be patient. Snow will most likely be very soft and classic skiing will be better than skating (FYI).
Fresh snow makes this a Happy New Year indeed!!
2018-12-31T18:12:40+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Conditions|

Update Dec. 28, 2018

Between 3″ and 8″ fell at Vallecito from this storm. Main road has been rolled but not groomed for classic or skating. Coverage is very thin. The first half of the road should be good light touring or snowshoeing. Too soft for skating. We are hoping that snow sets up overnight and we will try to groom tomorrow (Sat. Dec. 29) Thank you for your patience.

2018-12-28T18:19:10+00:00 December 28th, 2018|Conditions|

Dec. 2, 2018

Dec. 2, 2018 Update:
We are getting close. approximately 4″-6″ on the ground at Vallecito trails. We need about 8″ before we can get the machines out on the trails. Hopefully in the next few days…Will continue to update.
FYI, word is there is good, groomed Nordic skiing at Lizard Head Pass and Trout Lake!!

2018-12-02T13:47:58+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Conditions|