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Nov 01

Nordic Trails Condition Update

Posted to Natrona County Parks by Parks Department

Nordic Trails Conditions Update for October 30, 2019
  • Nearly 40 inches of new snow over the last 10 days. 
  • All trails except View were groomed or packed on October 29th or October 30th.
  • There is still some vegetation sticking through the trail surface, be aware and ski with caution.
  • The Maze lights are on.
  • Being very early in the season, the ground under the snow is not yet frozen, and with warmer temperatures in the forecast, the Natrona County Parks Department will only be grooming/packing fresh snowfalls until temperatures stabilize, the ground freezes, and we build enough trail base with fresh snow not to damage existing trails or grooming equipment.
  • Ski passes are required for all that use the mountain trail system. Funds generated from ski pass sales go to maintaining and grooming trails. Day passes are available at both trailheads or have your season pass receipt with you.
Sep 27

T.W. Elf Meets Olivia the Osprey

Posted to The Wandering Elf by T.W. Elf

I tried with all my might to hold on to my dear sleigh, but the Wyoming wind got the best of me. In a flash, I was thrown into the air. Rotating, spinning fiercely like a rag doll, I could barely catch my breath. When the squall finally subsided, I realized the rope was no longer in my grasp. Woodsy was gone.

In the distance I could see him floating down the North Platte. In my dismay, I raced down the shoreline leaping and bounding as quickly as I could. I dodged sage brush, drifts and rocks. Just as I was about to grab the line, another gust swooped me up and tossed me. When I got my balance and recovered from the cold wind, Woodsy was lost. He was nowhere in sight.

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