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Paradise Area Trail Report – 01/12

Plenty of snow in Paradise…. (Photos via Magnuson Grand Hotel Lakefront Paradise)

January 12, 2018

7 degrees this morning and a pretty good wind right outa the north which puts the wind chill at about minus 12. There is a light snow flitten (is that a real word?) around in the air. We picked up just a heavy dusting last night. While on the subject of weather….we hit 38 yesterday and it rained some. Not too much but I hate that for the middle of January! Now…..on to the trails…..

As most of you know that follow me I am brutally honest about the trail conditions. We did not run anything yesterday so I can`t give you an honest report on how the trails held up during this short warm up. Groomers Mike and Larry are heading out this morning to hit the Pine Stump trail #8. Groomer Don is also runnin the Point Trails this morning. Not sure what else is going on (lack of help thing again). I`m busy today but plan to run the Falls trail tomorrow. We are also looking for somebody to run south either today or tomorrow.

So thats all I know for this morning. I`ll have a better report for ya`ll tomorrow. LET ER SNOW!!!!!!

Groomer Chris


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December 7, 2018

Man, crawled outa bed at 0630 this morning and flicked the deck light on to let the dog out and was quite surprised!! We picked up a solid 5 inches last night!!! Wasn`t expecting that!! The weather guessers were wrong...imagine that. This is on top of the 4 we got yesterday. Got some more snow blowing to do today. Its also only 14 degrees out.

Sooo.....after I finish my snow blowing work I have to run to Newberry for a few things and then I`ll meet with "da boss" this afternoon and we`ll come up with a plan. The only problem I see is its supposed to get warm and sunny starting tomorrow. "They" are saying temps to get up around 40, but lets hope not.

Well....thats what I have for you this morning. Keep up the snow dances....they are working!!! LET `ER SNOW!!!!!!!!

Groomer Chris
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I don’t see anything in the forecast anywhere near 40, believe me I watch 3X’s a day....

Thank you Chris for all ur hard work and all the updates...keep em coming

Blake Flynn

Any trail reports for Brimley?


You have the best job ever! Wish I could be a groomer..❄🌨❄🌨

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Thursday December 6th, 2018 - 3:48 pm

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Chris Little

Doin 100 sit'n still. Purty

Thursday December 6th, 2018 - 12:56 pm

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December 6, 2018

Just past noon here and its 21 degrees and snowing on and off. I see the lake effect bands setting up on the radar. We got a solid 4 inches last night on my deck.

We haven`t got the groomers out yet....just not enough snow in the woods around here. I did see a couple sleds running around town yesterday though.

Just thought I would jump on here and give ya`ll a quick update. Sorry I don`t have better news. Keep doing the snow dances, every little bit helps! The temps are supposed to drop down to single digits tonight, hopefully that will kick up some lake effect!

Keep checking back. LET `ER SNOW!!!!!!!

Groomer Chris
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Chuck Washburn II

Thanks cousin! Was gonna give you a call. Heard there was “some” snow. Thanks for keepin us LP’ers informed!

Thanks Chris, we appreciate ur reports!

I’m doing the Heikki Lunta dance. Appreciate everything you do!

Thank you very much for all the hard work and long days you guys put in !!

Mark R Dean

Got to get those swamps froze up!!

Mike Osters Brian Fyfe

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Wednesday December 5th, 2018 - 11:06 am

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Thank you for sharing!!

Jim Thayer

Don Allen

Everyone loves to play in the snow..

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