This ski trail grooming season was seven and a half months long! Matching our longest previous season: 226 days of skiing.
Volunteers spent 1322 hours grooming and training, and maintaining machines, during the 2019-20 grooming season. This is a 50% increase over recent previous seasons.
This was our first season with the PistenBully in our grooming fleet, as well as the first season in which we groomed throughout the winter at Independence Mine.
This was a solid winter with no trail-closing winter warmup at GPRA. There were a few multi-day show-stopping snow-dumping storms that put grooming at all locations on hold, and required major efforts to recover the trails afterward.
Independence Mine: Oct 5 TO May 17 (79 grooming days during 226 calendar days)
Archangel Road: Nov 18 to May 8 (50 grooming days during 172 calendar days)
GPRA: Dec 2 to April 11 (55 grooming days during 140 calendar days)
Moose Range: Dec 2 to Apr 12 (50 grooming days during 141 calendar days)