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Category Archives: Nordic Skiing

Easter Snow Conditions on the Banadad

While the last groomer set tracks on the Gunflint’s  Banadad Ski Trail  earlier this month there still is plenty of snow on the eastern end of the trail. Four inches of new snow fell yesterday and another 3 inches today leaving over eighteen on the trail.  Right now there is more then enough snow for […]

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Ski the Gunflint’s Banadad in the Spring

April First and this is not an April fools joke. The skiing is great!

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Skiing on the Gunflint-We’ve Got Snow

A new year is coming up.  Head to the Gunflint Trail and cross country ski one of the nation’s largest and most diverse interconnected Nordic Trail Systems- the 200 Kilometer Gunflint Nordic Trails. The trail system included the Piston Bullied groomed Central and Upper Gunflint Trails connect by the BWCA’s longest tracked trail the Banadad. […]

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Candle Light Ski Lanesboro – Plan Your Winter Getaway

Lanesboro looks good in snow.  We received a fresh covering in the past week that has transformed the Root River valley into a winter wonderland.  The Root River Trail is groomed for cross country skiing for over 20 miles.  There are also two great snowshoe trails nearby.   Schedule your two night winter getaway at the […]

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Great Skiing along the Gunflint’s Banadad Trails

You will find great skiing along the Gunflint.  The entire 41 kilometer Banadad Trail system is now tracked and open for skiing.  Located at the eastern end of the Banadad is Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B. The guesthouse also operate’s the Banadad Yurts and two ski-in cabins along the trail. According to skiers just returning from […]

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Great Spring Skiing on Gunflint Trail’s – Banadad

  Snow on Ground – 18 inches Packed Trail base – 16  inches New snow last 24 hours –6 New snow last 7 days –  8 Groomed and Tracked – Tracked Banadad East, Knapp, and Lace Lake- 9 Km. Comments-Excellent skiing. With the fresh snow the trail is beautiful.  Morning expect some icy conditions; warning […]

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Gunflint Trail’s Banadad Ski Trail Opened for Season

A big holiday present to those waiting to ski Northeast Minnesota’s  Banadad Ski Trails.  On December 21, trail staff finally removed the last of the brush and down trees blocking the 41 Kilometer of the Banadad Ski Trail system.  According to trail staff member, Jim Raml,  “while  we still have a bit more clean-up of […]

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St Croix Valley Bird Banding and Snowshoeing

Bird banders at Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center in Hastings meet weekly to capture, record, band and release songbirds. Friday December 17th (8:30 AM to noon), the public is invited to watch. There is no admission fee but it is nice to call ahead (651-437-4359) to let them know you are coming. Donations of […]

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Good Early Winter Snow on the Gunflint

Get your skis out; winter has arrived on the Gunflint Trail.  Over the last few days ten inches of additional snow have  fallen on the Gunflint Trail. The groomers are out rolling and packing the ski trails in preparation to setting tracks. The Banadad and Central Gunflint Nordic Ski Trails now have fifteen or more […]

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Lanesboro Winter Escapades

Lanesboro invites you to their Winter Escapades Lanesboro is ready for the Christmas holiday season!  Join us for 3 weekends of fun during the month of December.   See calendar_of_events for details. All 3 weekends: Shopping! Historic downtown district filled with specialty shops. Theatre: Commonweal Theatre performances:  “Little Women” Dining: Three fine dining restaurants, some with […]

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