Winter Update – January 11, 2014
Had to close the skating rink – it has about an inch of water on it
Yes, we are back to rain and warm temperatures, so there will be no grooming of trails for a while. Although it looks like it is getting colder, and they are forecasting snow for tomorrow
Hopefully the next post will be better!
Winter Update – January 8, 2014
Brr! It is cold! In the sun, my thermometer is showing 7 degrees above zero. It was just as cold, maybe colder, yesterday, but the groomers were out! We received about 6-8 inches of new snow in the last 24 hours. Yes, only inches.
Snowmobile trails are in fair to good condition. May be thin or icy in spots, but a ride today should be real nice!
Cross country trails at Fern Park were groomed yesterday. A report from the groomer reads: Fern Park groomed. A few wet spots – some rough spots under some of the pine trees. Overall real good. Talked to a guy by Ralph’s Run. He sais it was excellent out with the new snow!
Ice skating rink was able to open yesterday after being closed for a couple days and is now in excellent condition. And the sledding hill looks good!
As of January 6, 2014 we have reached our 10 jeweler limit for the July 2014 “Arts in the Park”!
Any jewelry applications received after January 6, 2014 will be returned. Sorry!
Winter Update – January 3, 2014
Brr… Chilly start to this morning with temperatures reading -18! Currently the sun is shining and it is up to -12! Beautiful day in Inlet, NY.
We have received almost 2 feet of snow over the last 3 days. The groomers have been out on both the snowmobile trails and the cross country ski trails (Fern Park & Inlet Golf Course) working in the new snow to keep up the fairly smooth base that has been started.
Ice skating rink is in nice conditions and there is snow on the sledding hill.
Winter Update – December 27, 2013
There is a couple inches of new fluffily snow out there. Not enough for the groomers yet. Trails are in marginal condition.
Ice skating rink is open! Sledding hill is thin.
Winter Update – December 21, 2013
Happy First Day of Winter! Oh wait, is that rain?
I am sad to say that, yes, it has been raining on & off since yesterday. We started out with a good amount of snow on the snowmobile and ski trails and the groomers did get it all packed before the rain, so maybe it will not hurt as much as we think. But today might not be a fun day to be out there. Temperatures are going to drop on Monday, and we may see this rain turn to snow before Christmas!
The Ice Skating Rink is closed, and the sledding hill is pretty wet.
Groomers will not be out on the trails today.
Winter Update – December 18, 2013
Inlet Golf Course was groomed today for cross-country skiing! You can expect about a 4-5 inch loose base on the trail.
Groomer’s report on Monday for Fern Park said the lighted trail had been groomed, also Fifth Lake NE perimeter, Jasper, Walter’s Ski Trail, Woods Pasture, Pasture Trail all had around a foot of fluffy snow packed down to about 5-6 inches. Base was not hard yet, but another swing through today has firmed things up.
Ice Skating Rink is open and in good shape.
The sledding hill has snow and has seen quite a few sledders over the past couple weeks so is in fair to good condition.
Snowmobile groomer was heading out this morning to pan the FX Matts Trail between Limekiln and Red Dog Tavern. Local trails were all hit Sunday, Moose River Plains on Monday. Should be nice for this weekend!
Winter Report – December 14, 2013
Inlet snowmobile trails were panned yesterday. Limekiln to Gilbert and all inner trails were hit at least once. Moose River Plains was also done from the Inlet gate to Red River.
Today the groomer is hitting the trail to Eagle Bay, then will be parked for a demonstration at the Inlet fire hall for the Snowmobile Safety Course. After class it will head back into the MRP will a goal to make it to Silver Run.
The ice skating rink is open! And there is lots of snow on the sledding hill!
The parks guys have been working hard to clear more than 80% of the cross-country ski trails at Fern Park and have even been able to groom a lot of them. Inlet Golf Course will be groomed on Monday.
Kicking off the snowmobile season with lots of snow for Snodeo! Over the last few days, Inlet received anywhere form 12 to 20 inches of snow, and Old Forge is reporting even more in some spots.
Trails are all open. Town of Webb groomers were out all day yesterday and into the night and back at it early today. Hoping to see the Inlet groomers out tomorrow.