Trail Report: Tie City Trails

We ran into something shocking yesterday morning at the Tie City trailhead. No WIND! Okay, well there might have been a gentle breeze but it was nothing like the typhoon strength blasts that we normally encounter when trying to exit our car, trudge across the icy parking lot and gear up. Here were the current trail conditions as of yesterday morning: Date: 2/10/15 Time: 9-10 am MST Temperature: 35°F Weather: Cloudy with a few random snowflakes Wind: Slight breeze Trails Skied: Campground Loop, Meadow, Ridge and Alder (the easy stuff, our kids got tired of skiing on the Campground Loop and I had…

Trail Report: Pole Creek Trail

A few crazy weeks and a few sick kids have kept us from logging too many miles on the trails lately but this morning we did manage to get a nice little snowshoe in at Happy Jack along the Pole Creek Trail. Here are the current trail conditions: Date: 2/6/15 Time: 10-11:45 am MST Temperature: 40°F Weather: Sunshine and blue sky Wind: Gentle breeze Trail Snowshoed: Pole Creek Trail Snowpack: Good. I was actually quite surprised to see so much snow at Happy Jack given how warm it's been in Laramie. Snow conditions: Deep, warm, wet snow. Grooming: N/A but…