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More Snow, Please!

By |2019-02-22T17:52:00-06:00February 21st, 2019|Trail Reports|

It was great to see so many young people turn out for last week’s Moonlight Ski! Thanks to the BMNC volunteers who helped pull off another fun event. Cold temps have helped us preserve most of our snow pack despite a lack of significant new precipitation, but evaporation from the extremely low humidity has still [...]

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Learn to Ski and Snowshoe!

By |2019-02-21T23:10:46-06:00February 21st, 2019|News|

We still have 6-8 more weeks of snow ahead - typically the best snow of the year - and it's not too late to learn to ski and snowshoe, or just improve your skills with some lessons! The Black Mountain Nordic Club is teaming up with Arrowhead Lodge Wyoming, The Sport Stop, and Sheridan Recreation [...]

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Moonlight (Maybe) Magic

By |2019-02-16T09:29:27-06:00February 16th, 2019|Trail Reports|

Today’s the day, friends! The Moonlight Ski starts at 6pm at the Sibley Lake Nordic Trails warming hut. Bring your skis, snowshoes or fat bike, grab some hot dogs, and join us for fun around the bonfire! The trails are groomed and ready, and your volunteer groomers will touch them up again this afternoon. We [...]

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Polar Vortex Edition

By |2019-02-08T19:18:25-06:00February 8th, 2019|Trail Reports|

Sibley is groomed and tracks are set for another weekend of enjoying the Wyoming outdoors on your skis, snowshoes or fat bike! Just a skiff of new snow over a rock hard base trail, but conditions are good and we have 3-6 inches of new snow in the forecast. Cutler will be groomed tonight for [...]

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Well, We Asked For It!

By |2019-02-01T08:10:09-06:00February 1st, 2019|Trail Reports|

Be careful what you wish for! We’ve been hoping for more snow, and boy did Mother Nature deliver! With 15 inches of new snow in one week, your volunteer groomers have been pulling out all the stops to make sure the trails are ready for the weekend. Warm weather over the next couple of days [...]

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A Great Weekend for Outdoor Fun

By |2019-01-25T11:15:04-06:00January 25th, 2019|Trail Reports|

Thanks to your rockin' volunteer groomers, there'll be skiing, snowshoeing and fatbiking all over the world (or at least the county) this weekend! South Park (just off Brundage Lane west of Sheridan Avenue in Sheridan) The trail has been dragged and packed, and the skate lane has been smoothed and widened. Cutler Hill Nordic Trails [...]

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Powder Pass Nordic Club to Host Pole Creek Challenge

By |2019-01-28T16:23:33-06:00January 24th, 2019|News|

It's not too late to register for the 2019 Pole Creek Challenge on February 2nd, sponsored by our sister club Powder Pass Nordic Club! Participants will compete in 5K Classic or Skate and 10K Classic or Skate races. Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/WY/Buffalo/PoleCreekChallenge.

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Champagne for Everyone!

By |2019-01-22T19:42:48-06:00January 22nd, 2019|Trail Reports|

12-14" of Champagne Powder at Sibley Lake and Cutler Hill Nordic Trails! Your volunteer groomers rolled everything at Sibley today in preparation for additional grooming and track setting on Friday!

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South Park Rolled and Ready

By |2019-01-22T19:41:54-06:00January 22nd, 2019|Trail Reports|

South Park is groomed and ready to ski! This in-town loop just off Brundage Lane in Sheridan is .88 miles around. Cover is a bit thin and there's some slush at the cattail crossing, but with more snow in the forecast things are looking good!

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Everybody’s Workin’ for the Weekend

By |2019-01-11T13:13:51-06:00January 11th, 2019|Trail Reports|

Volunteer groomers dragged all trails at Cutler last night, and we dragged and set tracks at Sibley (all but Blue Creek Loop) this morning. We've had about 3 inches of fluffy new white stuff, so conditions are perfect and it should be a great weekend for skiing! Don't forget our Moonlight Ski next Saturday, February [...]

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