Some Ski Trails at Hidden Valley are Still Open

Hidden Valley is still open. We are grooming Birch Highlands, Sommers, Powerline and Voyageurs Highway. Bambas is only skiable from Voyageurs Highway back to the chalet. This may be the last week of skiing for this season. It is all dependent on overnight low temperatures. As long as the trails can refreeze overnight then grooming will continue. Get out and ski while you still can.  From Wayne

The Last? The Best!

Hidden Valley received an inch of very wet, icy snow last week. It served us well. Skiing is overall better today than it was, amazingly. Although the trails haven't been groomed, the skating was fast and smooth!

Enjoy the warm temps, morning sunshine and wind in on your face as you fly.

Recommend skiing Birch Highlands to Sommers, although the Powerline might be fine as well. Voyageurs Highway looks good and is skiable down to the Bambas.

Best to avoid skiing in the heat of the day in order to preserve the trails. In other words, you'll cause deep ruts, hard to ski over in morning for those who do that sort of thing.

We may be the last skiing in the state. Certainly it's the best!

As a side note, the lake skiing is nice now as well. Get out for a long tour.  From Tyler

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