Thanks for another great season!

A great big

to all trail users

who supported West Elk Trails Inc with your donations!

On Saturday, Tod Tibbetts pulled the remainder of stakes and signs on the trails and at the trailhead. Though we struggled through the lack of snow this season, thanks to our workers the trails held up until the first week of Spring.

Thank you Aaron Mattix for your master grooming skills!

Thank you Mary and Marty Gervais for your help with stakes, signs, and shoveling!

Thank you Tod Tibbetts for packing the trails, keeping the equipment running,
and making sure the bills get paid!

Thank you Peggy Tibbetts for posting trail conditions on the blog!

See you next season!

Did you forget to donate to the West Elk trails?

There’s still time! 

Voluntary membership fee is $30 per individual and $50 per couple.
The voluntary membership fee is a grooming fee — not a user fee.
Every dollar goes toward the costs of trail maintenance and equipment.
Your end of season donation will help ensure the future of West Elk winter recreation trails.

Please donate today!

Click here to print West Elk Trails Inc Membership Form

 

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Grooming operations end for the season

After one last go-round, Aaron and Tod pulled the ginzugroomer off the trails for the season.  Mary and Marty pulled stakes and posts on Eric’s Loop. The snowpack is thin in spots. Spring snow conditions exist, please use caution if you choose that route.

Stakes, posts, and signs on all other trails will be pulled on the weekend of April 7-8.

Trail Conditions

  • Hwy 819
    Groomed
  • Kay’s Loop
    Groomed
  • Zeus’s Cutoff
    Groomed
  • East Cutoff
    Groomed
  • Eric’s Loop
    Closed due to thin snowpack

Enjoy the warm spring weather and the variable snow conditions. The trails are still in great shape!

Bodi and Odin enjoyed a little off-piste action on this gorgeous sunny day!

Sunday, March 25

About 6 to 8 inches of snow fell on the West Elk trails and settled to about 4 inches. Aaron groomed trails on Saturday. The snow is crusty on top and soft underneath. The trails are fast.

Temps continue to be well above freezing during the day and much colder at night.

Trail Conditions

  • Hwy 819
    Groomed
  • Kay’s Loop
    Groomed
  • Zeus’s Cutoff
    Groomed
  • East Cutoff
    Groomed
  • Eric’s Loop
    Tracked snow over groomed base

 

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