Trail Creek Grooming Report--Final Edition!

Trail Creek Grooming Report

Final Edition!

At 4:54 PM the Husky shut down after the final session of the year, wrapping up yet another glorious day and year at Trail Creek and what a year it has been!

In the dark days of November and December we wondered if we would even have a Nordic season as the snow was not materializing.  The Betty Woolsey did pull the Nordic community together on skate skis for a great day, even though there wasn’t even enough snow for the traditional classic tracks.  As 2024 rolled in, our snowy fortunes changed, bringing day after day of great skiing, so much so that the snow pack returned to normal allowing our three day January high school IMD competition to be a great success.  Record numbers of Lollipoppers, Teewinots, Ositos, and Devos joined our Prep/Comp and Junior teams in January as well, making for some crazy busy afternoons.  The Master skiers and elementary school winter sports programs also jumped into the melee as the winter rolled on.  We logged thousands of recreational skier days, our JHSC racers once again excelled nationally and internationally, and finally we wrapped up with the three day International Spring Series FIS race, capping off another season for the record books.

Nordic skiing can be a lifelong passion; most days we have skiers from kindergarten to well past social security age.  None of what we do would happen if there weren’t a whole lot of people that think Nordic skiing is a really good thing for not only themselves, but the youth and adults of our community as well.  Literally thousands of volunteer hours, generous community financial support, and the endless energy of our coaching staff, administrative staff, and youth skiers all come together to make this amazing thing we call JHSC Nordic and Trail Creek a wonderful thing, year after year.  Thank you if you are part of this community!

Before signing off until next year, prior to shutting down at 4:54 PM, the Husky made a final skate/classic pass through pretty much every trail in the system resulting in some lovely corduroy and classic tracks.  Watch the sun in the days to come, but there’s still time for one more amazing Nordic ski at Trail Creek.

Groomer’s choice for today is Trail Creek.

Steve Swan