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Logging Operation Facilitates New Trails at Cutler Hill

By |2018-11-27T22:06:38+00:00November 27th, 2018|News|

Logging operations at the Cutler Hill Nordic Trails have allowed us to extend Fido’s Fairway to a scenic overlook at the west end of the ski area, and have opened up two new trails - Yogi's Run and Toko's Tail Wag - to the south of Fido's. The new trails open up striking views of [...]

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Grooming Underway at Sibley Lake and Cutler Hill Nordic Ski Trails

By |2018-11-19T22:27:03+00:00November 19th, 2018|Trail Reports|

It's shaping up to be a great snow year, and volunteers from the Black Mountain Nordic Club have started grooming the Sibley Lake and Cutler Hill Nordic Ski Trails for the 2018-2019 ski season. Crews have now packed and rolled most trails at the two areas above Dayton, Wyoming. Skiers are encouraged to use [...]

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2019 Club Activities and Events

By |2018-11-27T22:03:37+00:00November 16th, 2018|News|

The Black Mountain Nordic Club scheduled a slate of events during the semiannual membership meeting on November 13. Events scheduled for 2019 include: January 12, 2019 – Get Out and Ski event at South Park in Sheridan January 19, 2019 – Moonlight ski event @ Sibley February 16, 2019 – Moonlight ski event @ Sibley [...]

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General Membership Meeting November 13

By |2018-11-27T21:31:00+00:00November 5th, 2018|News|

The Black Mountain Nordic Club is looking for innovative, community-minded, eager people to help plan the 2018-2019 year. Please join us for our semiannual General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, November 13 at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Hub on Smith (senior center), 211 Smith Street. We will be discussing grooming, community events, fundraising, [...]

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Moonlight Ski March 2

By |2018-03-01T20:23:34+00:00February 16th, 2018|News|

POST UPDATED March 1 - The Black Mountain Nordic Club will host an evening of moonlight skiing from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018 at the Sibley Lake cross-country ski trails warming hut. Come celebrate the last moonlight event for this ski season. Just a few details to remember! The Board [...]

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Logging Activities Underway at Cutler Hill Trails

By |2017-11-22T10:34:33+00:00November 22nd, 2017|News|

Over the past couple years, you may have noticed orange and blue painted trees near the Cutler Hill Nordic trails. This area is part of the Forest Service’s Johnson Creek Timber Sale. Temporary road construction work for the timber sale began in October. Recently, logging crews started felling operations. Crews began hauling logs off of [...]

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Logging Operation Could Delay Early-Season Grooming at Cutler Trails

By |2017-09-18T13:54:32+00:00September 22nd, 2017|News|

The Johnson Creek Vegetation Management Project is planning a logging operation this fall on the south end of the Cutler trail system. Logging is scheduled to be completed in mid-December, but could go longer. This could delay or impact the grooming of the Cutler trails for the early part of the season.

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Improvements Completed to Sibley Trails Warming Hut

By |2017-09-18T13:52:23+00:00September 18th, 2017|News|

Improvements to the Sibley Trails warming hut are now complete! This past weekend, Alpine Climate Control provided a new stove and the flue for both stoves at a discount, and installed everything! Both bridges got replaced -- thanks to the Forest Service for hauling in all the decking and heading up the replacement. Mike and Pat [...]

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Volunteers Needed to Finish Warming Hut

By |2017-09-04T13:04:13+00:00September 4th, 2017|News|

Earlier this summer we expanded the warming hut at the Sibley Trails, but there is some finish work still to be done. We have to install two stoves, the stove pipe, and complete some trim work. We also are working with the Forest Service on replacing two bridges that are presently just logs stacked across [...]

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