Mat-Su Ski Club News
Hatcher Pass: road open. Crust skiing is on. Archangel Road: will groom Friday night if possible. Independence: our PB is down for repairs, we are looking at the possibility of grooming Independence without it. GPRA: grooming over for season, lots of bare spots and water, basically its over. Moose Range: pretty much over.
Archangel Road will be groomed very early AM on Thursday, Saturday, and maybe Sunday. GPRA – we are guessing grooming is done for the season. Independence we will see….
GPRA: Tentative grooming early AM on Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday. If it gets cold enough overnight.
Archangel Rd: No grooming until DOT opens road past Skeetawk. MSSC will groom when the road opens. Snow depth maybe 5 feet.
Independence: will evaluate when road opens.
Moose range: trails still snow covered, grooming is over, overnight freezing diminishing.
GPRA: Tentative grooming schedule: Early AM Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday.
Archangel Rd: DOT plans to clear avalanche debris off the Hatcher Pass Rd next week. The road will be closed just past Skeetawk until the work is done. We will assess and groom Archangel after the road opens. Five feet of snow still.
Independence Mine: No grooming, road still closed. Over six feet of snow still.
Moose Range: Last groomed Wednesday 13 April. The grooming season for the Moose Range may be over, still hard trails in the morning, bare spots and water appearing.
Race results for all races can be seen here https://matsuski.org/mssc-race-results/#community
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