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April 17, 2016

LAST SKIER ON THE BANADAD AFTER A TOUGH YEAR ON THE TRAIL 

For the second year in a row the person to close-off the ski season on the Banadad this winter season has a cabin on Little Ollie Lake. This year’s honors goes to Joanne Nichols and her dog. She skied several days getting out as far as the Lizz Lake Portage a round trip distance of …

April 15, 2016

LOTS OF SNOW STILL ON THE BANADAD 

We still have lots of snow in the mid-Gunflint Trail area. The Banadad Ski Trail has 14-15″ inches of base-continues snow with no bare spots. I know this because I just move one of our snowmobiles from the Tall Pines’ Yurt parking lot down the Lace Lake Trail to the machine’s summer resting spot. If …

April 9, 2016

BEAUTIFUL DAY ON THE GUNFLINT – PLENTY OF SNOW 

The snow has finally stopped falling; we have a measure 20 inches of snow (I just checked). This morning it was 13 degrees below but the sun is out and it is predicted to reach into the 20s above today. Looks it is going to be a great winter day. More snow on the way over the …

April 8, 2016

SO THIS IS SPRING! 

April 8 – At Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B it has been snowing for the past three days. There was twelve inches of snow on the ground but there now is twenty inches. It is still snowing! Great weather for skiing or snowshoeing but certainly not a good time for a picnic.