Author Archives: Erin Secord

Big M Update – Mon. 3/9/20

A group of us rode Big M this past Saturday morning and over all we are quite pleased with how the base is holding given the recent warm temperatures! Some areas are a bumpy and the Southern section of has … Continue reading

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Big M Update – Fri. 2/28/20

Yesterday the trail received about an inch of snow on top of the existing hard packed surface. Overall the trail should be in great shape for Friday night / Saturday riding with potentially an icy spot here or there. The … Continue reading

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Big M Update – Tues. 2/25/20

A rider who was able to get out and around all parts of Big M yesterday reported that the trail is in good shape after the unseasonably warm weekend! Thank you to all who used lower tire pressure and good … Continue reading

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Big M Update – Thurs. 2/20/20

The Beginner Loop was groomed on Tuesday afternoon and is in excellent shape! The Outer Loop was groomed Wednesday afternoon and is expected to have set up nicely over night with the cold temperatures! The Fire Tower Loop has not … Continue reading

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Big M Update – Tues. 2/18/20

Big M received several inches of snow last night. The Beginner Loop will be groomed tonight. The Outer Loop groomers will be able to get out tomorrow night (Wednesday).

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Big M Update – Sun. 2/16/20

The Outer Loop was last groomed on Friday night and most of it is in excellent shape! See photo below! I received a few reports today that the South West side was on the soft side and lower tire pressure … Continue reading

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Big M Update – 2/14/20

The Outer Loop was last groomed on Monday. I had the chance to ride it on Wednesday night and thought it set up pretty darn well! There was a soft spot here and there in the clearings and the Road … Continue reading

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Big M Update – Tues. 2/11/20

The Outer Loop was groomed yesterday. The snow is still thin in the low lying areas such as Road Monkey (aka The Outback) making for some bumpy conditions. The track sled also left a few lumps of snow on the … Continue reading

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Big M Update – Wed. 2/5/20

The Outer Loop is in great shape. Overall the trail is hardpack and fast! The section named Road Monkey (aka The Outback) is a bit bumpy. The Beginner Loop is bumpy due to not enough snow and some frozen footprints. … Continue reading

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Big M Update – Fri. 1/31/20

The trail is in mint condition! With highs near 34 degrees today and Saturday, we expect it to hold up. Time to get out and enjoy it! The forecast for Sunday shows a high near 40 degrees, so please keep … Continue reading

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Big M Update – Wed. 1/29/20

The full outer loop was groomed last night and the groomer noted that the trail conditions may be a bit soft. Some locals are planning to ride it in over the next few days. With some low pressure tire tracks … Continue reading

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Big M Update – Fri. 1/24/20

The Outer Loop was last groomed on Tuesday night. Groomers attempted to groom the Fire Tower Loop last night, but were unable to do so due to heavy/wet snow conditions. Overall we anticipate the trails to be soft this weekend … Continue reading

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Big M Update – Tues. 1/21/20

The track sled is back in action! Groomers are headed out tonight and will focus on getting the outer loop in excellent riding condition. The Fire Tower Loop will not be groomed tonight. There are plans to groom it later … Continue reading

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Big M Update – Sat. 1/18/20

Big M received 6-8 inches of fresh fluffy snow and it is still coming down. The forecast says it will continue through tomorrow. The beginner loop was groomed this morning and will be again this afternoon. The outer loop has … Continue reading

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Big M Update – Thur. 1/16/20

Trail conditions are good. We survived the meltdown, there is still snow, and the trails are pretty smooth overall. The forecast calls for cold temperatures and fresh snowfall over the next few days which should make for some good weekend … Continue reading

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Big M Update – Mon. 1/13/20

Half of trail was groomed on Sunday before the track sled experienced unfortunate mechanical issues putting it out of commission. Groomed sections include Corkpine, Bullwhacker, and the Fire Tower loop down to Steinberg Rd. The remaining portion of the Northern … Continue reading

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Big M Update – Fri. 1/10/20

The trails are currently in decent shape with some patches of grey ice. There is supposed to be a big storm Saturday night and we are tentatively planning to groom on Sunday.

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Big M Update – Mon. 1/7/20

Light fresh snow over the groomed trail made any icy spots grippy and the trail rolled really well. There are warmer temps and a rain snow mix in the forecast for Thursday and Friday, so riding should be avoided. The … Continue reading

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