Grooming Report

Saturday, February 25 2012 @ 04:38 PM MST

Contributed by: Bear Lake State Park

Saturday, February 25, 2012
 
We are getting some new snow up in the canyon this week, along with a lot of wind. We will do our best to push back the drifts in the higher elevations.
 
We are having problems with the snowcat not running right. The engine keeps going into safe mode, and we think the hydraulics is getting too hot. We are going to have our shop come up Tuesday to service the cat and see if they can fix the hydraulic cooler. We are still in the diagnose part of this, so we need to take it out Sunday to figure out what is going on. Thanks for your patience with us this year.
 
We will not be gooming tonight because of the high winds today.

Trails have been groomed on:
Amazon            2/20
Beaver Creek    2/20
Franklin Basin   2/24
Garden City      2/24 half way
Tony Grove       2/24
Sinks Trail         2/13
Swan flat          2/14
Temple             Did not get to Temple this week
 
 
Planning to Groom
Amazon            2/28
Beaver Creek    2/28
Franklin Basin   2/28
Garden City      3/2
Tony Grove       2/28
Sinks Trail         3/1
Swan flat          3/2
Temple             3/1 half way
                       
Out of State Snowmobile Permits are being sold at the following locations:
 
Bear Lake State Park – Marina
1035 North Bear Lake Blvd
Garden City, UT 84028
 
The Top 3 violations in Logan Canyon
 
Anyone 17 and younger must wear a helmet when operating or being a passenger on a snowmobile, ATV or motorcycle.
 
Off highway vehicles must be registered before transporting or operating on public roads or land. Registration stickers must be displayed (stuck on the machine) along with the month sticker. Do not carry them in your bag and think that is good enough. It’s not!!! The decals will stick on the tunnel and hood very well if the machine is warm when you stick them on. Placing them on the belly pan will get ripped off when riding in deep snow.
 
Anyone (Utah resident or non-resident) between the age of 8 and 15 must posses Utah Safety Certificate to operate a snowmobile, ATV, or Motorcycle in Utah. To sign up for a classes at www.stateparks.utah.gov
 

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