MECCA Trails got 2″ of powder snow today. Groomers were out and combed the skate lanes on the 21K system. Tracks were renovated and reset on Wolf. Tracks in the woods are holding nicely and windblown on Osprey across the flowage. Snowshoe trails through forests and wetlands are ungroomed, well marked and offer 1,2 and 3 mile loops .
MECCA got another 2″ of snow in the past 36 hours. It’s cold and yesterday was windy. Groomers are out on the trails this morning renovating, setting new tracks and combing the skate lane. Snowshoe trails are in great shape.
The skate lane was combed last night and the tracks are holding firm. It’s snowing now and the grooming plan is to go out again later today.
Claire 5K, Pursuit 11K and Flowage 15K courses were combed tonight and are in very good condition. Tracks set on Thursday on the entire 21K trail system holding nicely. Surface is firm.
MECCA TRAILS WINTERFEST Virtual through February 18 and Live on February 5
The first 100 registrants get a lift ticket for Big Snow Resorts (Indianhead and Blackjack), plus they’ll be entered into a drawing for a season ticket.
Participants get a WINTERFEST long sleeved t shirt and a swag bag with goodies. Winners get a WINTERFEST hat.
The Mercer Springs Snowshoe Tour is a non competitive and offers 1,2 and 3 mile snowshoe trail loops through pine and hardwood forests; black spruce, tamarack and cedar wetlands, glacial landforms and Mercer Springs.
MECCA TRAILS WINTERFEST is a winter celebration engaging the community. Proceeds help to enhance and maintain MECCA’s trails, facilities and equipment AND funds MECCA’s community outreach program.
Groomers were out last night renovating the trails and laying new tracks. This morning the groomers went out to comb the skate lanes. MECCA Trails in great conditions!
Our groomer was out early today and set new tracks on Moose. Tracks are holding nicely on the rest of the trails due to the colder weather. The grooming plan is to go out on Thursday to renovate the entire 21K trail system, set new tracks and comb the skate lane. Snowshoe trails 1,2 and 3 mile loops are in great shape.
Trails are in very good to excellent conditions. Groomers combed the skate lane late Saturday night. Tracks set on Wednesday holding nicely. Surface has firmed up with colder temps. The groomers plan to renovate the base, set new tracks and comb the skate lane before the weekend.
Snowshoe trails are quite beautiful. 1,2 and 3 mile loops through forests and wetlands.
MECCA TRAILS WINTERFEST is “Virtual” through February 18 with 3 self timed ski races. The Claire d’ Loon 5K, Flowage 15K and Turtle River Pursuit (11K classic & 11K skate, combined time). The Mercer Springs Snowshoe tour offers trails to be shoed at your own pace as it’s not a timed event.
IT’S A GREAT WEEKEND TO SKI AND SNOWSHOE
MECCA got 10″ this week. The cold nights and grooming make for great skiing!!
MECCA Trails are in very good to excellent condition. Tracks were set on Wednesday. The skate lane is being combed early Saturday morning.
Snowshoe trails are inviting. 1,2 and 3 mile loops.
WINTERFEST Virtual events are going on through February 18
Live WINTERFEST February 5 offers: Claire d’ Loon 5K and the Flowage 15K,
Information, registration and conditions at: MECCATrails.com
MECCA got 8″ of Champaign powder yesterday. The trails were packed and rolled yesterday. The groomers are back out on the trail today setting tracks then combing the skate lane. The surface is soft but as we continue to groom and it stays cold it will firm up. The snowshoe trails offer 1, 2 and 3 miles loops. Do not walk on the ski or snowshoe trails with boots as you’ll damage the trails. Sign up for WINTERFEST and get a great logo shirt
2″ new snow past 24 hours added to 10″ in the past week. Tracks set last evening, corduroy laid down on skate lane this morning. The 21K trail system is in very good condition. Snowshoe trails have 1,2 and 3 mile well marked loops. Happy New Year from MECCA Trails! Register for WINTERFEST (Virtual through February 18, Live on February 5).