Grooming Report 12/18/2016

Sunday, December 18 2016 @ 08:08 AM MST

Contributed by: Jordanelle State Park

Grooming has started the Strawberry Complex. Trail conditions are rough in some areas due to trail being built.

Lots of new snow.

 

12/15: (TRACK PACK) Co-Op, Lake Creek Trailhead

12/16: (TRACK PACK) Co-Op, Strawberry River and Lou's cut off

12/17: (TRACK PACK) Mud Creek, Clyde Creek, Marina

 

12/18: Co-Op, Lake Creek trailhead, Strawberry River and Lou's cut off

12/19:(TRACK PACK) Marina, Indian Creek, Trail Hollow, Warming Hut

12/20: NO RUN

12/21: NO RUN

12/22:Co-Op, Lake Creek trailhead, Strawberry River and Lou's cut off

12/23:Mud Creek, Clyde Creek,Marina, Indian Creek, Trail Hollow, Warming Hut

12/24:Co-Op, Lake Creek Summit, Strawberry River and Lou's cut off

 

Avalanche Danger

In the wind zone at upper elevations, the avalanche danger is MODERATE today. Human triggered avalanches are POSSIBLE, especially on steep, wind drifted slopes facing the north half of the compass. Once triggered, today's avalanches have the potential to break deeper and wider than you might expect.

Mid and low elevation wind sheltered terrain offers five star riding and generally LOW avalanche danger

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Make sure your sleds are properly equipped for the season, REGISTERED and decals are displayed properly.  Be sure to put a copy of the registration somewhere on your sled while you operate and transport them.

 

Anyone (Utah resident or non-resident) between the age of 8 and 15 must possess Utah Safety Certificate to operate a snowmobile, ATV, or Motorcycle in Utah. To sign up for a classes at www.stateparks.utah.gov/ohv

 

Remember No Wheeled Vehicles Over 800 LBS on any of the groomed trails in Utah.

 

Be aware of UNMARKED HAZARDS.

 

You can find a copy of our grooming schedule at Snowut. Remember that our runs are done at during the day and night so we may be on the trail at any time so ride under control at all times.

 

Always make sure you are aware of the Avalanche danger.  Make sure you are wearing a beacon at all times. Remember to go out prepared including survival and avalanche gear. Check on the avalanche conditions by going to Utah Avalanche Center or Avalanche.

ALWAYS make sure you let someone know where you will be riding and when you will return.

 

Ride safe and enjoy the snow and we will see you on the trails!!!

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