January 14, 2020--

Skiing Excellent

Late Saturday night, January11, 2020 we finished grooming and tracking all 41 kilometers of the Banadad Trail System.

Snow last 7 days: 4"

Snow measured on the ground: 26"

Tracked trails: 41 km

Skiing Excellent

Friday, January 10, 2020

Retracked all eastern trails including Banadad to the Mid Trail Junction.

29 km tracked today (Friday, January 10, 2020)


New snow past 24 hours 3"

Snow depth 26"

Tracked Trail 29 km


West end of Banadad will be retracked on Saturday; finishing the entire system

December 30, 2019

Report Date:  12/30/2019

Snow Base Depth (Base snow depth on trail):16"

Snowfall Last 24 Hours:10-12"

Snowfall Last 7 Days:10-12"

Snowfall Average Depth (Snow depth off trail in the woods):22"

Comments (Groomers Notes): Lace  Lake, Tall Pines and Banadad Trail to the Mead's Lake Portage groomed. Total groomed today 14 km

December 22, 2019

Lace Lake, Tall Pines and 1st 2 km of Banadad groomed.  Waiting for more snow (expected soon) to groom rest of Banadad Trail (it is all packed and ready for grooming snow).  

Image from Lace Lake Trail taken

Sunday, December 22, 2019

18" snow in woods; 10" base; daily dusting of snow.

Banadad Trail Snow & Trail Conditions Report- brought to you by the Banadad Trail Association- The 41 km. Banadad Ski Trail System is accessible from two trail heads, both with free parking; the eastern trail head is located 30 miles up the Gunflint Trail off the Lima Grade; the west end trail head is on the Gunflint Trail at Fire # 10045. In addition to the Banadad the trail system consists of the Lace Lake, Tall Pines and Tim Knapp Trails. The Banadad is the BWCA longest tracked ski trail and likely the longest wilderness tracked ski trail in the USA. For more info call 218-388-4487.

January 20, 2020



Snow past 24 hours-trace

Snow past week: 12 “

Snow on ground: 31”

Trails Tracked: 41 KM.