Author Archives: Andy Amstutz

Weekend is looking good for Big M

Just got back from the evening ride and the trail is in great shape. Just enough fluff on top to provide some grip but not enough to turn it into a slugfest. Forecast for the weekend has temps staying below … Continue reading

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Big M

To say it’s been a light year for the groomers would be an understatement. Big M has only needed to be groomed once (late last week) and so far this week, can be ridden in without grooming. Temps were high … Continue reading

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Big M….one last groom

The outer loop and little loop each got a groom with the recent dump we received Monday night. The jury is still out on how it’s going to set up but we’re still hoping this weekend will rock with night … Continue reading

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1/7 Little loop at Big M groomed but…

As the snow begins to fall from the trees, it will definitely add piles to the recent grooming. There’s a ton of snow stuck up in the branches. Snowmobiles have again poached a section of trail and were educated about … Continue reading

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Big M little loop 1/6

Sorry the messy trail at the entrance of the little loop. Driver error. One lap without roller and one with. Should be fun for experts and beginners

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Big M little loop groomed 1/5

With a dilapidated hitch, we hobbled together a pass on the little loop. Won’t stop snowing.

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Little loop at Big M 12/30

Had to make two laps to get the little loop groomed today. Layer down some nice concrete for your New Years Eve day ride. And Mother Nature, could you please give us at least a couple snow free days so … Continue reading

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Big M update 12/28 mid afternoon

Little loop is rocking!!! Outer loop is too up until the groomer took a crap. Mike groomed from sign post 23 to 27. Ken got from 27 to almost 29. From 29 back to big m is not groomed. KBS … Continue reading

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Big M little loop is groomed

Juuuust a little bit more snow arrived over the long weekend. The little loop got two passes. One without the roller/pan and one with. Should be good till the next dump

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Grooming has begun at Big M

With close to a foot of fresh snow, the groomers got out on the trails for the first time this year. It’ll take a couple more passes to compact the snow and get it to set up but the cycling … Continue reading

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Big M (Feb 25)

What a difference a night makes. Big M received 3-5 inches of fluffy white stuff last night and throughout the day today. Although not groomed, the outer loop is very very rideable. It’s gorgeous out there right now. Enjoy it … Continue reading

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Big M status (Feb 24)

Another snow day allowed us to recon Big M. No good news whatsoever. All our base is gone. We checked both north and south sides of the Udell. If it weren’t for this mornings wet, heavy snow, we would have … Continue reading

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Big M groomed 2/1…gonna be great

I got out to groom this afternoon. I think this most recent snow will set up the best we’ve seen so far this year. Enjoy!!!

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Big M groomed January 14

Trail is in great shape. Watch for a couple trees down but it won’t get in the way of a n awesome ride!  

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Big M groomed Monday Jan. 9

And there’s even more snow to play in at Big M this morning. Set up nicely. Go ride it. Outer loop is still ok too thanks to KBS

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Big M groomed 1/8

Tons of snow at Big M and the Fat Bike loop packed in nicely.  All groomed up for riding pleasure.  

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Big M 1/2/17

If the forecast is correct, these stable conditions will allow the fat bike loop as well as the entire outer to be very rideable. Even if the Udell get an inch or two, the riding will rock through the weekend. 

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Big M Groomed Monday 12-19

Snow day means groom day!  Rescued the roller!  Loop is in great shape. Should be good to go for the week. 

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Big M Another groom…kinda

I went out the give the loop another packing since getting another 4-5 inches over night. The roller stopped rolling due to ice build up so I had to dump it mid trail and I finished up grooming with just … Continue reading

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First Groom

Big M fat bike loop got groomed today. Sounds like it set up nicely. No outer loop…yet

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Big M groomed 3/1

Oh yea!  6 more inches of fresh just got squished down onto the fat bike loop. Groomed all up for some fun riding. When it sets up it should be mint!        

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Big M groomed 2/26

Possibly the last groom of the 5 mile Big M loop today. Ride early in the morning before Mother Nature heats the afternoons up

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Big M groomed 2/12/16

Out at the Big M there has been plenty of snow falling but the trail has been shaping up quite nicely. Groomed again this afternoon, the weekend looks to be a great time to try out the loop       

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Big M groomed Wednesday 2-10

Trail is in really good shape. Freshly groomed for your pleasure. 

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Big M groomed Friday Feb 5th

Big M is all set for some weekend fun. Trail was groomed Friday late afternoon. Get out and ride, conditions are perfect!

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Big M 2/2/16

We had a significant thaw the past couple days. The base that has been groomed in is thick enough to handle a temporary thaw.  Some new snow has fallen and we will be out to groom by the weekend. The … Continue reading

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Above freezing temps at Big M 1/30/16

With temps staying above freezing throughout the entire weekend, we are asking riders to please stay off the fat bike groomed trail until temps drop below freezing

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Big M groomed 1/29/16

All that nice heavy snow laid down quite nicely Friday afternoon. All groomed up for people to enjoy. Watch the temps this weekend.    

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Big M trail conditions updated 1-26-16

With the recent dump of wet, heavy snow and temps hovering around the freezing mark, the trail should be ridden with the 1″ rule. Please avoid the trail if you’re rutting the base more than an inch.  We have not … Continue reading

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