blacktail trail winter

Located 8 miles above Lakeside and at 5000’ of elevation, the 25 kilometers of varied terrain is groomed every day from December thru March.

Snowmobiles, ATV’s, other motorized equipment and snow bikes are not permitted on either trail system. Walking without snowshoes is not permitted!

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Dogs are only allowed on the Blacktail Mountain Nordic Trails.

Blacktail Mountain Nordic Trails

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22 April, 2018 08:37

33°F. Alpine is all groomed. It’s been a pretty good season. Thanks to all our supporters. We couldn’t do it without your contributions. See you at the Kick and Glide Party next November.

22 April, 2018 05:56

28°F, no new snow. This is it! The last day of grooming. Should be skiing by 9.

21 April, 2018 08:46

36°F. The skate lane on Alpine is all groomed. It might be a little soft in places but should be good spring skiing. I’ll be grooming again tomorrow. Stay tuned.

21 April, 2018 06:09

36°F, no new snow. We didn’t get a hard freeze but the snow surface seems dry and firm. I’ll be grooming the skate lane on Alpine. Should be skiing by 9.

20 April, 2018 16:59

This will be the last groomed weekend. I’ll try to groom Saturday but the forecast doesn’t look good for a freeze over Friday night. So check here in the morning for an update. Sunday looks good and will be the last day for groomed trails.

18 April, 2018 08:45

29°F, trace of new snow that mixed in nicely with the old melt-freeze snow. Alpine Loop skate lane is all groomed. Should be great fast skiing for the next few hours. I’ll try to groom one more time this weekend. Check here Friday night. Thanks for all your support this season!

18 April, 2018 05:57

24°F, trace of new snow. Hard freeze over night. Should be able to groom a nice skate lane. The driveway is like new, thanks, Steve Spencer! Hope to be skiing by 9:00. Stay tuned.

17 April, 2018 19:16

Thanks to Blacktail Mountain Ski Area our driveway was plowed today. I’m going up early in the morning to see if the conditions will allow grooming. Watch for an update.

14 April, 2018 05:57

30°F, light rain. 2" new snow since Tuesday. The snow is soft and wet. We won’t be grooming after all. The driveway and parking lot is rutted and not recommended for vehicles with low clearance or poor traction.

13 April, 2018 18:19

Planning to groom tomorrow, Saturday. Check here for a morning update.