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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Sibley and Cutler trails are maintained by membership dues and donations to the Black Mountain Nordic Club Inc., operating under a Volunteer Agreement with the USFS. Enjoy using the trails? Please join today! User support and volunteer help allows us to provide trail maintenance and consistent grooming for all of us to enjoy! Go to the Membership tab on the [...]