Silver Crest Nordic Challenge – Mark Your Calendars!

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Come join us for the first annual Silver Crest Nordic Challenge, offering ski and snowshoe races! One skate ski race (6.0 miles), one classic ski race (5.0 miles) and one snowshoe fun run (0.7 miles) will be held.

Skate Ski Race will begin promptly at 10:00AM, with the Classic Race and Snowshoe Fun Run staggered 15 minutes later. You must provide your own skis and/or snowshoes. Awards will be presented for overall male and female finishers as well as for first place finishers in male/female age categories.

Pre-registration is required; no race day registration allowed. Registration form must be postmarked by Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

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 * Silver Crest Nordic Challenge *

When: Saturday, February 20th, 2016

 – Race Start Times –

  • Skate Ski Race (6.0 miles) – 10:00 a.m.
  • Classic Ski Race (5.0 miles) – 10:15 a.m.
  • Snowshoe Fun Run/Walk (0.7 miles) – 10:30 a.m.

Where: Silver Crest Trails Trailhead – Little Belt Mountains – near Kings Hill Pass off Hwy 89 at the Kings Hill Winter Recreation Area

Cost: $15 for 18 years & older / $5 for 17 years & younger

– Registration –

Print & Mail: Nordic Challenge Entry Form – Print 

Online: Nordic Challenge Entry Form – Online

Contact: Colin Maas 750-6284, colinjm@charter.net

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Grooming report 5 Feb

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Can you find it? 

A couple of inches of new snow was groomed by the snowmobile groomer Thursday night, and Friday morning we set tracks. Beautiful weather and excellent snow conditions for the trails event on Saturday. A group of snowshoers were seen packing down the snowshoe trails, so it should be a great weekend for anyone who wants to get out on the snow!

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Grooming report Groundhog Day

Did you read about the fellow who claims to have seen Yeti tracks in Bhutan? These are not Yeti. Maybe next week. This week we had a few more inches of snow, which showed the track of a coyote sharing the ski trail. All is groomed and track-set, so come up for some mid-week skiing! If Punxatawny Phil is right, there might not be much winter left.

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Bobcat trails 29 Jan

 

Thursday was a sunny, warm ski day, with bobcat tracks littering the ski tracks. Thursday night the big groomer came through, and Friday morning we groomed new ski tracks all the way around Silvercrest. Come and look for new bobcat tracks!

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grooming report 25 Jan

Five inches of new snow fell after a very successful Learn to Ski Clinic on Saturday. The trails are all groomed and track-set and ready to enjoy this week!

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trail report 22 Jan

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enjoying the fruits of his grooming labors

The trails are all groomed and track-set, ready for the learn-to-ski clinic tomorrow. It is getting warm up here, so bring your violet wax, just in case!

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Trail Report Monday 18 Jan

A happy blue skiing goblin and some visitors from Harlowtown enjoy the new snow and freshly groomed and track-set trails on M.L.K Jr. day.

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trail report 15 Jan 2016

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Rich reaps the rewards of his work, skiing in his own newly laid track. More snow is on the way, and the skiing and snowshoeing just keep getting better.

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