North Douglas Pioneer Road

This is a ‘pop-up’ Nordic skiing location, groomed when snow conditions allow. It is a fun, hilly 3.5 mile/5.6km ski to the end of the road (7 miles/11.2km roundtrip). Due to the rough aggregate on this new road, skiers should watch for sharp rocks (and remove them when possible). This trail is accessed just 1/4 mile shy of the end of the North Douglas Highway. The parking area at the gated trailhead is NOT plowed. If you park on the highway, please park as far off to the side as possible. DOG OWNERS BEWARE OF ACTIVE TRAP LINES IN THE AREA!

Recent Trail Updates

Pioneer Rd Update

As of 2/19 the Pioneer Rd consisted of 1/3 gravel, 1/3 ice, and 1/3 icy snow. The 2" of snow we just received was ...

Grooming plan for the week 2/7-2/15

We are taking advantage of the wet weather and low snow to pull our machine for a midseason servicing. Hopefully ...

Softish and Wetish

Don't believe a word of it. You are made of sugar, and you will melt if you stay out too long in the rain. It ...

P Rd Plan for Saturday

Plan on starting very early. I expect it is going to be very fast skating and decent classic skiing. And just a ...

Big day grooming on the P Rd

It took 6hrs and two groomers to make it happen today. Doug starting it off with 7round trips with just the ...

Thursday Morning PR Groom

Classic track set. Shallow spots have filled in nicely, groomed all way to the end with no rocks showing. Snowing ...

P.R. Update

Will be heading out to P.R. about 8:30. Should be able to give update around noon.

Weird

Rolled to the end of the road. Soft with some rocks after the halfway point (rock pit). Snow is a bit weird, but ...

Late morning try

Headed out this morning to see if there is enough fresh snow to make it groomable. Expect to update by noon on ...

Pioneer skiing!

10 am Sat. Pioneer skiing on the Pioneer road! Groomed for skate & classic (& walking), but only for ...