Cabin Creek Grooming Report

Grooming and trail conditions for Cabin Creek
cross country ski trail system, as provided
by the groomer.

The 2017-18 grooming schedule is Wednesday through Sunday.


groomerMonday, Feb 19, 2018 6:31 am PST

20 degrees and 29 inch base.

Groomed lower trail and Amabilis.

Headed over to Erling Stordahl to groom later this am.

Think snow...



groomerSunday, Feb 18, 2018 5:41 am PST

29 degrees and snowing. 28 inch base. Trace new snow.

Groomed lower trails and Amabilis to Y. No Ozbaldy.

Trail extremely soft and saturated with water. Was a struggle to make many of the corners on the course. After several hours of set time still was a struggle on another pass.

Grooming Tomorrow!!!

Groomed Erling Stordahl.


groomerSaturday, Feb 17, 2018 6:20 am PST

33 degrees and heavy snow. 27 inch base. ( it poured rain all night but switched to snow at 5:45am )

Groomed lower trails and The Road.

Groomed Erling Stordahl with double trackset. Lots of melt with the rain last night.

Everything will be complete around 7am but with the heavy snow I would expect a few inches of new by 9am.


groomerFriday, Feb 16, 2018 9:04 am PST

Completing regrooming at Cabin Creek and Erling Stordahl.

It’s still snowing heavy and there is probably 5-7 inches in parking lots since they were plowed at 4am.

Think snow...


groomerFriday, Feb 16, 2018 5:51 am PST

33 degrees and heavy snow. 28 inch base, 5 inches new snow.

Groomed lower trails, The Road and Amabilis. Also groomed Erling Stordahl.

We are currently still grooming with snow falling about an inch per hour. Plan to make final passes on trails around 8am and finish about 10am in both areas.

Think snow....



groomerThursday, Feb 15, 2018 6:29 am PST

31 degrees and clear sky. 26 inch base.

Groomed lower trails, The Road and Amabilis. Also grooming Erling Stordahl.

Everything groomed out NICE after the fresh snow yesterday and below freezing temperatures last night.

Think snow....



groomerWednesday, Feb 14, 2018 12:30 pm PST

Re groomed Erling Stordahl due to fresh snow.



groomerWednesday, Feb 14, 2018 5:57 am PST

33 degrees and snowing. 3 inches new and 27 inch base.

Groomed lower trails, The Road and Amabilis to the Y.

Groomed Erling Stordahl earlier in the morning so it probably has around 2-3 inches covering the tracks, we will re-groom it later this morning.

Think snow...


groomerSunday, Feb 11, 2018 7:13 am PST

31 degrees and 24 inch base.

Groomed lower trails, Amabilis and The Road.

Groomed Erling Stordahl.

Think snow...



groomerSaturday, Feb 10, 2018 6:06 am PST

31 degrees, clear sky, 24 inch base. Dusting of new snow.

Groomed lower trails, Amabilis and The Road.

Grooming Erling Stordahl.

Think snow...



groomerFriday, Feb 9, 2018 6:39 am PST

33 degrees, clear sky and 25 inch base. Snow a light skiff last night ( barely notice it on truck windshield and hood but this season it’s notable)

Groomed lower trails, Ozbaldy, Amabilis, The Road and South Loop.

Erling Stordahl was also groomed. Beginners and Meadow Loop have water crossings we can’t groom over. First part of challenge loop melted out. Roller coaster is very narrow in middle section.

Think snow...


groomerThursday, Feb 8, 2018 6:15 am PST

43 degrees, overcast and 26 inch base.

Groomed lower trails, ozbaldy, Amabilis to the Y and The Road.

Think snow...



groomerWednesday, Feb 7, 2018 10:33 am PST

Groomed Erling Stordahl; lots of water. Beginners loop has washout you can barely get through. Forest loop is good. Meadow loop bridge has melted out and trail is covered by water. First part of Challenge Loop is bare by troll bridge. Roller Coaster melted out and narrow.

Waiting for the temperature to drop and water to recede before we push what snow is left.





groomerWednesday, Feb 7, 2018 5:37 am PST

38 degrees and overcast. 29 inch base.

Groomed lower trails, The Road, Ozbaldy, South Loop and Amabilis.

Headed over to do Erling Stordahl in the daylight to try and repair the melted areas. Stay tuned.





groomerSunday, Feb 4, 2018 6:20 am PST

37 degrees and rain. 34 inch base.

Groomed lower trails and up Amabilis. No set track on lower trails due to today’s race.

Groomed Erling Stordahl.

Think snow...


groomerSaturday, Feb 3, 2018 6:08 am PST

40 degrees and lt rain. 37 inch base. Groomed The Road, lower trails including Ozbaldy, and Amabilis to Y.

Groomed Erling Stordahl.

Think snow...


groomerFriday, Feb 2, 2018 5:50 am PST

40 degrees and rain. Groomed lower trails, The Road and Amabilis.

First morning with BIG cat, add on the rise in temperature and expect soft trail edges.

Groomer Erling Stordahl.

Think snow...


groomerThursday, Feb 1, 2018 6:21 am PST

33 degrees with 40 inch base.

Groomed lower trails, The Road and Erling Stordahl.



groomerWednesday, Jan 31, 2018 5:53 am PST

32 degrees and heavy snow. 41 inch base about 5 inches new snow since Sunday’s grooming.
Groomed south loop, lower trails, The Road and Amabilis to the Y.

Erling Stordahl will be groomed later this morning.

Think snow...


groomerSunday, Jan 28, 2018 7:06 am PST

35 degrees and rain. 47 inch base.

Groomed lower trails ( including Ozbaldy) , The Road, Amabilis and Erling Stordahl.


groomerSaturday, Jan 27, 2018 6:09 am PST

33 degrees and heavy snow. 53 inch base, 12 inches new.

Groomed lower trails and The Road.

Also groomed Erling Stordahl.

Heavy snow about 1 inch an hour. Expect the tracks to be cover and trail to be soft.

Think snow...


groomerFriday, Jan 26, 2018 6:39 am PST

31 degrees and snowing. 5 inches new, 41 inch base.

Groomed lower trails, south loop and The Road.

Groomed Erling Stordahl.

Both systems will be completed at 8am due the continued snowfall.



groomerThursday, Jan 25, 2018 6:18 am PST

30 degrees and clear sky. 39 inch base.

Groomer lower trails, including Ozbaldy, and The Road,

Groomed Amabilis yesterday afternoon and also Erling Stordahl last night.

Think snow...



groomerWednesday, Jan 24, 2018 5:52 am PST

33 degrees and snowing. 42 inch base, 17 inches new snow.

Groomed lower trails and The Road. Groomed challenge loops at Erling Stordahl.






groomerSunday, Jan 21, 2018 6:15 am PST

33 degrees and a few occasional snow flakes. 23 inch base, 2 inches new snow from yesterday.

Groomed all lower trails, Amabilis and Erling Stordahl.

Think snow....


groomerSaturday, Jan 20, 2018 7:53 am PST

Amabilis groomed to the top.



groomerSaturday, Jan 20, 2018 6:01 am PST

33 degrees, lt snow. Heavy trace new snow.

Groomed lower trails ( including Ozbaldy ) The Road and Amabilis to Y.

Also groomed Erling Stordahl.

Think Snow.



groomerFriday, Jan 19, 2018 6:56 am PST

Also groomed South Loop at Cabin Creek.



groomerFriday, Jan 19, 2018 6:55 am PST

29 degrees and trace new snow. 21 inch base.

Groomed The Road and Berg

Groomed Erling Stordahl ( no challenge loop )





groomerWednesday, Jan 17, 2018 5:56 am PST

34 degrees and 22 inch base. Snowing at second switchback up Amabilis.

Groomed lower trails, south loop, The Road and Amabilis. No Ozbaldy.

Erling Stordahl will be groomed later this morning, we waited in hopes of cooler temperatures.

Think snow


groomerMonday, Jan 15, 2018 5:36 am PST

38 degrees with 24 inch base.

Groomed lower trail, The Road and Amabilis.

Erling Stordahl groomed.

Think snow...



groomerSunday, Jan 14, 2018 9:27 am PST

38 degrees. 25inch base.

Groomed lower trails and The Road.

Groomed Erling Stordahl.

It’s WET and SOFT. We had lots of wet snow Thursday, nearly 18 inches but the constant warm temperatures and rain have taken a toll. From 20 inch base to 36 inch base right after the storm we are back at 25 inch base this morning. Probably 20 inch base by Wednesday morning.

Grooming tonight for tomorrow’s holiday.


groomerSaturday, Jan 13, 2018 6:18 am PST

38 degrees, RAIN. 31 inch base.

Groomed The Road and lower trails. No Ozbaldy or Amabilis.

Groomed Erkibg Stordahl- no challenge loop. Double track, Ski,for,light todaty

Trails are very soft.


groomerFriday, Jan 12, 2018 7:58 am PST

33 degrees and lt rain. 35 inch base with 17 inches new snow.

Groomed lower trails, south loop and The Road. NonOzbaldy.

Groomed Erling Stordahl but no set track this am.

Lots of new snow then HEAVY rain last night. Trail groomed out decent but expect them to be punchy and edges SOFT

Think snow...


groomerThursday, Jan 11, 2018 8:41 am PST

UPDATE; It has snowed hard since 4am. There is almost 6 inches of new snow since we finished plowing the parking lots and close to 2 inches covering the trail since we finished grooming at 7:30.

We plan on plowing the lot again this morning but will regrow the trails until tonight.


groomerThursday, Jan 11, 2018 6:00 am PST

33 degrees and heavy snow. 4 inches new snow, 24 inch base.

Groomed lower trails and The Road.

It’s wet, sticky, heavy snow and it’s still coming down hard. Parking lots just finished but already several inches of new snow over the sloppy base.

Think snow...


groomerWednesday, Jan 10, 2018 5:54 am PST

33 degrees and lt snow. Trace new snow, 20 inch base.

Groomed south loop, Berg, Viking, The Road and Ozbaldy.




groomerSunday, Jan 7, 2018 6:13 am PST

34 degrees and high overcast. 20 inch base.

Groomed lower course for today’s race. Also groomed The Road and South Loop.

Erling Stordahl groomed.

Good luck to today’s participants!

Think snow....


groomerSaturday, Jan 6, 2018 6:48 am PST

34 degrees, overcast, 1 inch new snow, 21 inch base.

Groomed lower trails, The Road, also Amabilis.

Erling Stordahl also groomed for Ski-for-light ( double set track)

Think snow



groomerFriday, Jan 5, 2018 6:57 am PST

31 degrees and overcast. 20 inch base.

Groomed The Road, lower trails and Amabilis.



groomerThursday, Jan 4, 2018 7:13 am PST

24 degrees and 20 inch base. High overcast.

Groomed lower trails and The Road.



groomerWednesday, Jan 3, 2018 6:26 am PST

20 degrees, high clouds, and 20 inch base.

Groomed lower trails, The Road, South Loop and Amabilis to the Y.

Erling Stordahl needs more snow.

Think snow....



groomerMonday, Jan 1, 2018 6:09 am PST

27 degrees.

Groomed Berg, Viking and The Road.

Think snow...



groomerSunday, Dec 31, 2017 6:18 am PST

29 degrees and clear. 22 inch base. Trails have started to firm up after two days of HEAVY rain.

Groomed lower trails and The Road. Headed up Amabilis this morning.

We tried Erling Stordahl earlier yesterday night without success but will try again late morning now that the snow is freezing.

Happy New Years Eve !!!

After two days of rain and New Year’s Day favorable forecast we WILL be grooming tomorrow!!!!


groomerSaturday, Dec 30, 2017 6:24 am PST

36 degrees and RAIN. Trails are wet and soft.

No grooming at Erking Stordahl until the water recedes.

Groomed lower trails and The Road.

Think snow ...



groomerFriday, Dec 29, 2017 5:26 am PST

33 degrees and 23 inch base. RAIN.

It snowed all day yesterday and then changed to heavy rain around 9pm.

No grooming at Erking Stordahl until the water recedes.

Groomed lower trails and The Road.

Think snow ...


groomerThursday, Dec 28, 2017 6:10 am PST

25 degrees with lt freezing rain. 19 base. About 1/4 freezing rain.

Finishing up lower trails close to 7am. Finished South Loop around 4am.

Also currently grooming Erling Stordahl with limited track set due to low snow conditions.


groomerWednesday, Dec 27, 2017 6:48 am PST

19 degrees with clear sky. Trace of new snow, 19 inch base.

Groomed lower trails and headed to top of Amabilis now.

We are working on getting the rest of Erling Stordahl trails groomed this morning but expect low snow, rough trail conditions.

It’s going to be a great day.

Think snow....


groomerTuesday, Dec 26, 2017 5:14 am PST

19 degrees and 17 inch base.

Groomed lower trails, south loop and Amabilis to Y.

Also groomed Erling Stordah. Beginners Loop and Forest Loop. Forest loop very rough, need more snow...


Think snow....


groomerSunday, Dec 24, 2017 5:49 am PST

12 degrees, 15 inch base, Clear sky.

Groomed lower trails including Ozbaldy and Amabilis.

Think snow...


groomerSaturday, Dec 23, 2017 6:06 am PST

22degrees, 17 inch base. About 1-2 inches since yesterday’s grooming. Clear sky.

Groomed lower trails including Ozbaldy. Headed up Amabilis now.

Think snow...


groomerFriday, Dec 22, 2017 5:39 am PST

31 degrees and snowing lightly.

Groomed lower trails, The Road and South loop. Headed up Amabilis now.

Remember no grooming Christmas Day or New Years Day.

Think snow...


groomerThursday, Dec 21, 2017 6:28 am PST

25 degrees. Clear sky. 16inch base.

Groomed, The Road, Berg and Viking loops

Think snow...


groomerWednesday, Dec 20, 2017 7:25 am PST

32 degrees, 19 inch base. 14 inches new snow.

Grooming The Road, Berg and Viking loops. Also later this morning Amabilis.

The new snow is allowing us to finally groom the lower trails and set track with the snowcat.

Think snow...


groomerSunday, Dec 17, 2017 4:40 am PST

34 degrees and overcast.

Groomed Amabilis and rolled lower trails.

Think snow....


groomerSaturday, Dec 16, 2017 4:53 am PST

34 degrees, lt snow. Trace new snow.

Groomed Amabilis and rolled lower trails.


groomerThursday, Dec 14, 2017 7:06 am PST

27 degrees, overcast. 6 inch base.

Groomed Amabilis from Y. Rolled The Road.

Think snow...


groomerWednesday, Dec 13, 2017 9:44 am PST

Rolled Amabilis from the bottom to the Y. Groomed and set track uphill of Y. Lower trails still hard packed snow.


groomerSunday, Dec 10, 2017 6:36 am PST

25 degrees, overcast.

Groomed Amabilis with set track and lower trails have been rolled.



groomerSaturday, Dec 9, 2017 5:25 am PST

26 degrees, overcast. 6 inch base.

Groomed Amabilis with set track and lower trails have been rolled.



groomerThursday, Dec 7, 2017 6:10 am PST

Cabin Creek; 27 degrees, clear sky, 7 inch base. Roads officially closed. Rolled lower trails and The Road, some skied in track in places. Groomed Amabilis with set track.

Think snow ...


groomerWednesday, Dec 6, 2017 11:44 am PST

30 degrees, clear sunny sky. Groomed Amabilis, track set from 3rd switchback.

Think snow ...


groomerSunday, Dec 3, 2017 5:19 am PST

33 degrees, 2 inches new snow. Groomed Amabilis with set uphill track. Lower trails are snow covered but ungroomed waiting for Forest Service to close lower roads so grooming can begin.


groomerSaturday, Dec 2, 2017 4:43 am PST

33 degrees, inch new snow. Grooming up Amabilis.


groomerFriday, Dec 1, 2017 4:44 am PST

Welcome to the 2017/2018 grooming season.

We will be grooming Amabilis from the snow line all the way to the top today. We estimate skiing will begin between the 2nd and 3rd switchback.

Think snow...