Saturday Oct 10, 10am – 2pm GPRA work party

Its that time of year again! Volunteers needed to stroll the trails at GPRA getting them ready for winter. On Saturday, October 10th; from 10am to 2pm we will have a work party at GPRA. Meet in the GPRA parking lot at 10am. Mostly the Sisyphean job of tossing rocks of...
Geo-aware Maps

Geo-aware Maps

Mat-Su Ski Club maps of Gov’t Peak, and the Moose Range are available for free as geo-aware pdf’s.  This means you can load them into an app like Avenza or Gaia* on your phone and use them like the GPS in your car, to see where you are on the trail (or off...

Flattop Loop completed and ready for winter!

We finished building the rest of the Flattop Loop at GPRA this summer. It is now a proper loop, instead of being two-way traffic for half the way. The Flattop, accessed off of the Susitna Loop or Eska Loop, is an old-school, unlighted, narrow, twisting trail through...
Flattop Loop expansion in progress

Flattop Loop expansion in progress

Work has started on completing the Flattop Loop, so that it will be a true loop, as originally planned. You can help. May is a great season for clearing the devilsclub, alders, and all the rest – before the new growth obscures everything. Bring a lopper to cut...
Trails Aren’t Ready Yet

Trails Aren’t Ready Yet

Please stay off the Government Peak ski trails, they are almost ready. Although there is a lot of water and slush right under the new snow, and if we ski on it (or groom it), it will create ice. Hopefully by Monday (night?) we can groom it. It is so close to being...
Trails Aren’t Ready Yet

Trail Conditions Today

GPRA looks good, but it is sloppy wet smush. All Users: Please stay off of the Comp and Mat-Su Loops, so that they will be skiable when it cools down. The Comp Loops and Mat-Su Loops are closed to all Walkers and Bikers for the season. Pioneer Loop is open for all...